Economics - Research
Recent External Research Grants received by faculty members of the Department of Economics
- O'Gorman, Melanie (Principal Investigator) with Co-Investigators Kathy Snow, Alexander McAuley, Kate Tilleczek, Tess Miller, Fiona Walton and Ian Mauro, ArcticNet Grant for the project “‘Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat", 2016-18.
- Pandey, Manish (Principal Investigator) and Tanika Chakraborty (Collaborator), SSHRC Insight Development Grant for “Determinants and Effects of Temporary and Permanent Migration: An analysis using individual panel survey data,” 2016-18.
- Dong, Xiao-yuan (Principal Investigator) with Yaohui Zhao, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) grant: "Care economy, women’s economic empowerment, and inclusive growth in China", 2014 – 2017.
- Ray Chaudhuri, Amrita (Principal Applicant) and Manish Pandey (Co-applicant), SSHRC Insight Development Grant: "Examining the effects of immigration on technology adoption, wages and trade”, 2014-2016.
- O'Gorman, Melanie (Co-Investigator) with Karen Busby (Principal Investigator) and Co-Investigators: Renata Meconse, Laura Funk, Katherine Starzyk, Keely Ten Fingers, Diane Dupont, Jacquie Vorauer, Colin Bonnycastle, Danielle Gaucher and Brenda Gunn, SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (PDG): "The right to clean water in First Nations: the most precious gift", 2013-2016. [link]
- Dong, Xiaoyuan (Co-applicant) with Xiaopeng XiaoPang, Ford Foundation grant administrated by Renmin University, China: “School mergers and school outcomes of boys and girls in rural China: exploring the research-policy linkages for effective gender advocacy”, 2013-2015.
- Pandey, Manish (Principal Applicant) and James Townsend (Co-applicant), SSHRC Insight Development Grant: "Do Immigrants with Prior Canadian Exposure Perform Better than Those Without? An Analysis Using the Longitudinal Immigrant Database (IMDB)”, 2013-2015.
- O'Gorman, Melanie (Principal Applicant) and Manish Pandey (Co-applicant), SSHRC Insight Development Grant: “Cultivating the Arctic's Most Valuable Resource: An Analysis of the Barriers to High School Completion Among Aboriginal Youth in Northern Communities”, 2011-2013.
Announcement of ERDE Masters Program
Starting in September, 2012, the Department of Economics is offering a Masters of Arts degree in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics (ERDE). This innovative program combines the advanced study of modern economics with in-depth training in the fields of environment, resources and development. Applications for the program are now being accepted. For details, visit the ERDE page.
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