An impassioned plea for child labour solutions was made on Friday in the Toronto Star by Economics Professor Sadia Mariam Malik. The article says that Children work to help their families escape hunger. Improved social programs and foreign aid that address poverty and increase access to education are the solution. "Canada can help by encouraging democratic […]
Economics Professor Benjamin Sand’s 2013 co-authored paper, is referenced in The Economist article, “Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative.” Sand and his colleagues' work shows that since 2000, the number of high-skilled jobs in America has fallen, resulting in college-educated workers displacing less-educated workers in roles that are not as cognitively demanding.
A group of York University students enrolled in the Economics Program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies will learn firsthand what it is like to apply the theories they’ve learned in class to a real-life challenge posed by the Bank of Canada. For more on this story visit YFile News Link […]
Congratulations to all of the FW15-16 student award winners. Faculty Awards Shahin Hazrati – 1st Year Award for Academic Excellence BingXin Zhang – 2nd Year International Student Award for Academic Excellence Naser Alubaidi – 4th Year International Student Award for Academic Excellence Honourable Mention for Academic Excellence Chao Chen – 3rd Year Wei Zhao – […]
Congratulations to Supraja Vadlamani on her article in the prestigious The Hindu publication - the second most circulated English newspaper in India. To read the full article, visit: The Hindu, Twin Trails in Toronto
The York World Scholars (YWS) program is attracting extraordinary international students for a unique experience in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Designed for international students of exceptional merit, the program offers the opportunity to pursue a double major — a combination of two programs resulting in a distinctive degree. For its […]
Financial Benefit Potential from LA&PS Undergraduate Student Awards The following is a list of awards available to LA&PS students: all require an application. If you feel you meet the award criteria for any of the following, submit an application as noted below. The deadline to apply for all of the noted awards is October 15, […]
A talk delivered by Avi J. Cohen, professor of economics at York University, will explore the impact of a literacy-targeted approach to economics courses on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 3:30pm. Avi J. Cohen The presentation “What Should Go into the Only Economics Course Students Will Ever Take?” is presented by the Office of the Master, […]