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Faculty researchers receive over $3 million in SSHRC grants

Wed. Nov. 15, 2017

WINNIPEG, MB –The full list of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants were announced today, and University of Winnipeg faculty researchers have received a total of $3,140,208.

From the Economics Department:

Wenbiao Cai – $51,752 (Economics) – Historical Development and Current Policies in Canadian Agriculture: A Macroeconomic Analysis with Micro Longitudinal Data – Canadian agriculture is among the most productive in the world and has a strong presence in the international market. It is also heavily subsidized. Agricultural policies in Canada are under renewed scrutiny and face increasing pressure to change, as Canada engages in new trade talks. This research aims to evaluate quantitatively the importance of public policies for productivity, inequality, and organization structure in Canadian agriculture. The results from this proposed research will help inform the general public about the nature and importance of agricultural policies and also provide policymakers with evidence-based research. Read More