Why do lenders time and again loan money to sovereign borrowers who promptly go bankrupt? When can this type of lending work? VSE Associate Professor Mauricio Drelichman’s new book explores these questions.
December 9, 2013 | Tagged: Awards, Erwin Diewert, Faculty, IDEAS, John Helliwell, Margaret Slade, Michael Devereux, News, Paul Beaudry, Press Releases, Rankings, Research, Thomas Lemieux, Vancouver School of Economics, VSE
A new study posted in IDEAS ranks the Vancouver School of Economics tops in Canada for research! Three Vancouver School of Economics faculty ranked in the top ten, and an additional four faculty are listed in the top 30.
Congratulations to Prof. Thomas Lemieux on being named a finalist for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Award for his work studying labour markets and wage inequality. Read more about his thoughts on the growing gap between rich and poor.
In a rapidly globalizing world, future leaders will need international educations, experiences and networks. “Our goal is to prepare graduates for these top roles, where they will be in a position to make real change in the world,” says Prof. Ashok Kotwal, Director of the new BIE program. The inaugural cohort includes students from 23 countries.
Kudos to Matilde Bombardini, winner of this year’s Harry Johnson prize for best paper in the Canadian Journal of Economics.