Professor Chris Ragan's new effort to Align Economic and Environmental Aspirations
Fiscal policies that impact the environment beyond the academic.
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 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