Playing computer games helps improve math scores, but only for boys
Information technology jobs outpace most other jobs in productivity and growth since 2004: UBC-MIT study
UBC economist Siwan Anderson makes history as John Rae Prize recipient
Achievements & Recognition
- Siwan Anderson has won this year’s John Rae Prize from the Canadian Economics Association, becoming the first woman to receive the award.
- Congratulations to Mauricio Drelichman who has been named one of ten UBC Killam fellowship recipients.
- Congratulations to Christina Cheung, a third-year dual degree student, who received first place for her penny-rounding research at the Harvard National Collegiate Research Conference...
- Fourth-year Economics major, Caroline Li, has won the HSBC Emerging Leader Scholarship & the designation of Wesbrook Scholar...
- The BIE program has been awarded the Alfred Scow Award...
- Hiro Kasahara wins Japanese Economic Association's Nakahara Prize..
- Matilde Bombardini Wins Prestigious Killam Research Prize
Faculty in the News
- Playing Computer Games Might Boost Math Scores For Boys: UBC Study - Huffington Post (Sept. 12, 2018)
- The last dance: Why the Canadian strip club is a dying institution - Globe & Mail (Sept. 4, 2018)
- How sex robots could revolutionize marriage-for the better - Slate (Aug. 14, 2018)
- Ontario’s basic income plan was the welfare state on steroids — but it didn’t have to be - Financial Post (Aug. 9, 2018)
- Suicide deaths projected to rise as climate warms: study - The Globe & Mail (July 23, 2018)
- Greyhound exit to spur innovation: prof - Winnipeg Free Press (July 12, 2018)
- Why B.C. launched an online divorce tool with a 30-minute guide to sever the knot - The Star Vancouver (July 11, 2018)
- Could basic income work in B.C.? - Canadian Press (July 3, 2018)
- Data hasn’t borne out fears of loss from American tax cuts - Business in Vancouver (June 13, 2018)
- UBC prof: the sex robots are coming to save your marriage. No, really - Global News (April 17, 2018)