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Can machine learning help manage finance risk? Q&A with new economics faculty Dr. Fred Liu

New Lang finance professor Dr. Fred Liu's research explores how AI can impact financial economics and markets. In this Q&A article, Dr. Liu answers how he plans to use his expertise as a professor and researcher at Lang. 

Dr. Fred Liu is originally from Markham, Ontario and earned his PhD in Economics from Western University. He received undergraduate degrees from Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo in Finance and Economics, respectively. 

“Commodities, Well-being and Institutions” Workshop encourages discussion of global problems through an economic lens

The “Commodities, Well-being and Institutions” workshop drew in many scholars from around the world to discuss their research. The workshop was organized by University of Guelph economics professors Louise Grogan and Mike Hoy, and University of Bobo Dioulasso professor Agnes Zabsonre, and supported through funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). This event served as an opportunity for scholars to come together, share their perspectives and analyze current issues using economic theories and data analysis techniques.

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