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Professor Emerita Polanyi Levitt Recipient of the Order of Canada in 2014

Congratulations to Professor Emerita Kari Polanyi Levitt, longtime member of the Economics Department, for being awarded the Order of Canada in June 2014. She was honoured for her contributions to the establishment of international development studies as an interdisciplinary academic field and for her research on political economy in the Caribbean.

She joins fellow Department member Professor Jean-Marie Dufour, who was appointed to the Order in 2008.


From Research to Policy:


President Obama’s new focus on the long-term unemployed relies on research by Kory Kraft (Toronto), Fabian Lange (McGill), Matthew J. Notowidigdo (Chicago): Duration Dependence And Labor Market Conditions: Evidence From A Field Experiment

 
President Obama cites this research in The New York Times video broadcast at 8.15 minute (January 31, 2014); this topic was also highlighted in The Toronto Star

Les entreprises américaines écartent les candidatures des chômeurs de plus de six mois. Barack Obama les invite à revoir leur politique d'embauche.  Aux Etats-Unis, le piège du chômage de longue durée

2011

  • Professor Richard Schultz from Political Science presenting Graduate Program Coordinator Elaine Garnham with the Faculty Award of Excellence for Administrative and Support Staff (Apri 2011)

2007

  • Professor Chris Ragan Wins Fieldhouse Award:
    Chris Ragan has been well-known for the quality of his teaching since joining the Department in 1989.

2010

  • Chris Green and Isabel Galiana's research on environmental economics showcased in "A New Direction for C

2009

  • Professor Chris Green cited in the New York Times
    AMONG CLIMATE SCIENTISTS, A DISPUTE OVER 'TIPPING POINTS'

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