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Francesco Trebbi Receives Bank of Canada Fellowship

Francesco Trebbi Receives Bank of Canada Fellowship

Widely recognized as one of Canada’s most productive and innovative young economists & first recipient of both the Bank’s Fellowship and Governor’s Awards. More…

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations Graduates!

To our May 2015 economics graduates, congratulations on your achievement! Tuum Est.

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Season’s greetings from the Vancouver School of Economics. Wishing everyone a happy, safe and prosperous New Year’s 2015!

A map of the U.S. which shows each metropolitan and rural area’s adjusted life satisfaction.

Why Do People Move to an ‘Unhappy’ City?

Assistant Professor Joshua Gottlieb suggests people may be trading happiness for other gains. Read more…

Be a Creative and Critical Thinker

Economists ask the hard questions. Why do some countries grow rich while others stay poor? What are the effects of globalization? Learn more…