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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics' Economist-in-Residence Speaker Series provides students, alumni, faculty, staff and the public with new ideas and perspectives in the field of economics.

Each year, one Economist-in-Residence is appointed by the dean of the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics to deliver a public keynote address and meet with students and faculty.

2016/17 Economist-in-Residence

On Oct. 25, Craig Alexander, senior VP and chief economist for the Conference Board of Canada, presented a keynote on "Productivity, Innovation and Competitiveness: Canada's Challenges."

Did you miss it? Read the event recap from Craig Alexander's talk.

Past Economists-in-Residence

  • Jeffry Frieden, Professor of Government at Harvard University; author of Currency Politics (2015-16).
  • Carolyn Wilkins, BA Honours Economics ’87, Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada (2014-15).

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