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Economics

Michael Batu, Marcelo Arbex, Richard Corneil, Robert WeaverA partnership between the UWindsor economics department and Assumption University will consider factors that prompt men to become Roman Catholic priests. From left: economics professors Michael Batu and Marcelo Arbex; Richard Corneil, principal of Assumption University; Robert Weaver of the Diocese of London.

Survey to probe factors in decision to join priesthood

A partnership between the economics department and Assumption University will consider factors that prompt men to become Roman Catholic priests.

UWindsor's Christian Trudeau, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, will be featured in an upcoming issue of Games and Economics Behavior.UWindsor's Christian Trudeau, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, will be featured in an upcoming issue of Games and Economics Behavior.

Prof's work to be featured in journal commemorating Nobel Prize-winning economist

The University of Windsor’s Christian Trudeau says he’s honored to be featured in an upcoming special journal issue commemorating Nobel Prize-winning economist Lloyd Shapley.

The issue, scheduled to be published early this year in Games and Economics Behavior, will contain original research articles related to the many contributions Dr. Shapley made during his career.

“I had never met Dr. Shapley personally but I’ve read tons of his work,” Dr. Trudeau said. “To be associated, even as far as this to what he’s done, is a great honour.”

Tongzhe LiPublic resistance can scupper plans to use recycled wastewater to conserve freshwater, says economics professor Tongzhe Li.

Economist to probe resistance to water recycling

Public resistance can scupper plans to use recycled wastewater to conserve freshwater, says economics professor Tongzhe Li.

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Yahong Zhang, Jay Rhee, Yan He, Chris HouserYan He, second from right, is one of two master’s candidates in applied economic and policies honoured with the program’s highest Cumulative Grade Point Average award. Congratulating her are program co-ordinator Yahong Zhang, director Jay Rhee, and dean of science Chris Houser.

First class celebrates completion of master’s program in applied economic and policy

Faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the first class of Master of Applied Economics and Policy students, about to graduate from the program.

Economics expanding its reach worldwide

With more than 100 students in its graduate programs, enrolment in economics is growing in numbers and diversity, says professor Marcelo Arbex.

“We have been attracting students from all over the world,” says Dr. Arbex, economics graduate director. Besides Canada, master’s students have come from Bangladesh, China, Ghana, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Suriname and United Arab Emirates.

As part of one of the Windsor Science Academy program activities, Sandwich Secondary students Jordan Sin (l.), Liam Salt (centre) and CJ Rempillo (r.) shatter flowers they had flash-frozen by dipping them in liquid nitrogen at -196° C.As part of one of the Windsor Science Academy program activities, Sandwich Secondary students Jordan Sin (l.), Liam Salt (centre) and CJ Rempillo (r.) shatter flowers they had flash-frozen by dipping them in liquid nitrogen at -196° C.

High schoolers explore science at UWindsor

34 high schoolers from across Windsor-Essex who spent a week in the Faculty of Science for short lectures, fun activities and lab exercises.