The Economics department is deeply saddened to report that Dr. Aranka Kovacs passed away Monday, October 4th, 2010, at the age of 84.
Dr. Kovacs was born in Eger Hungary on November 10, 1925 and came to Canada with her parents when she was 4 1/2 years old. She grew up in Port Colborne, Ontario. She received her B.A. at McMaster University, M.A. at the University of Toronto, PhD. at Bryn Mawr College in Philadelphia and attended the London School of Economics in England. She taught economics at McGill University in Montreal and then at the University of Windsor for over 30 years until she retired in 1991. Dr. Kovacs was very active on many committees, boards and organizations. In 2009 she became Professor Emerita, Department of Economics, University of Windsor.