QED News Events

  • 2017/02/14 - 10:15am

    Dr. Cotton says imposing a limit and getting rid of the corporate donations would level the playing field in terms of the fundraising.

    Vancouver Province:  Big unions are big donors to NDP but amenable to banning their contributions.

  • 2017/02/13 - 8:15am

    Professor Christopher Cotton in the Vancouver Sun discussing political donations in British Columbia.

  • 2017/02/03 - 12:00pm

    Blockchain technology will have an impact on our daily lives Dr. Koeppl says regulations are important to protect the end user.

  • 2017/02/02 (All day)

    Prof. Christopher Cotton in IRPP's Policy Options on the likely impact of cash for access reforms. 

     

     

     

  • 2017/02/01 (All day)

    HMV is closing its doors. Professor Lee says people are now willing to pay for streaming services to get their music.

  • 2017/01/27 - 3:30pm

    Christopher Cotton talks campaign finance reform with the Globe and Mail, and on CKNW talk radio in Vancouver. Summary: Trudeau's proposed cash-for-access reforms will help reduce the perception of corruption. BC still has a long way to go.  

     

  • 2017/01/23 (All day)

    Professor Christopher Cotton discussing campaign finance reform with the CBC.  

     

  • 2017/01/03 (All day)

    The Scarthingmoor Prize is awarded each year to the best MA essay(s).

    It is with pleasure to announce the co-winners of the 2016-2017 Scarthingmoor Prize in Economics:

    Eric Richert, “Estimating an Effort Coordination Game Between Parents and Their Children”,  Supervisor: Professor Chris Ferrall

    Tom Stringham, “Applicability of Control Function Separability as a Condition for Feasible Control Function Estimation of Simultaneous Equations Models”,  Supervisor: Professor James MacKinnon

    Please join us in congratulating Eric and Tom and their respective supervisors, Chris Ferrall and James MacKinnon, as well as thanking the members of the 2016-2017 Scarthingmoor Prize committee, Professors’ Franks Lewis (Chair), Robert Clark and Amy Sun for all of their hard work in awarding this prestigious prize.

  • 2016/09/27 - 9:30am

    National Post: Why is Canada so much better? Father De Souza comments on the Keith Banting conference held at Queen's over the weekend.

  • 2016/09/19 (All day)

    It is with great pleasure to announce that Frank Lewis was awarded the Jonathan Hughes Prize for excellence in the teaching of economic history by the Economic History Association during their annual meetings in Colorado last weekend (September 17th).

    The nomination for this international prize came from Frank's students and colleagues at Queen's and other Canadian and international universities. The Hughes Prize is one of the most distinguished awards granted by the EHA, and there is a very competitive pool of scholars nominated (http://eh.net/eha/prizes/jonathan-hughes-prize/).

    This prize recognizes Frank's career long contributions to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision, and more generally his support for the study of economic history in Canada. It is a great honour befitting Frank's accomplishments in the classroom, so please join in congratulating him.

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