April 13, 2023
Study links vaccine hesitancy to low social capital
People with stronger relationships and high levels of trust in their community were more likely to plan to get vaccinated for COVID-19, highlighting the need to boost societal supports to strengthen vaccine efforts. ...
March 31, 2023
Never too late to share a team post!
Department of Economics, faculty members from left to right, Youngki Shin, Stephen Jones and Jonathan Zhang ran the Around the Bay Race 3 x 10K Relay and finished 5th overall in a field of 197 teams, 3rd male team, in a time of 2:12:25 last Sunday March 26th! Team Name: Running Variable
March 6, 2023
Physician workforce planning must adjust for aging population, changing practice patterns: new analysis
The authors hope their analysis will inform governments and the medical profession in planning the appropriate number of new physicians who should enter medical practice. ...
March 3, 2023
Faculty of Social Sciences launches three co-op programs
The co-op program options — in Economics, Political Science and Work and Labour Studies — build on the faculty's commitment to work-integrated learning....
October 5, 2022
McMaster’s Nobel Legacy: Myron Scholes
1997 Economics laureate Myron Scholes’s lifelong quest to understand uncertainty led to a game-changing formula that revolutionized financial economics. ...
September 21, 2022
McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony
The names of McMaster alumni and Nobel laureates Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland will become permanent fixtures on campus. ...
September 6, 2022
Interest rates and inflation: Economist Pau Pujolas explains the balancing act
With the next Bank of Canada rate announcement expected this week, another increase is certainly possible, says Pujolas says....
March 1, 2022
How the war in Ukraine puts more pressure on oil prices
Lower oil supply from Russia, a major player in the global oil market, translates to rising prices for oil, heating, transportation, food and anything else that uses oil in its production or delivery, Prof. Emeritus Atif Kubursi explains....
January 19, 2022
McMaster economist Adam Lavecchia awarded Polanyi Prize
The prestigious prize for early-career researchers recognizes Lavecchia’s work in several areas of public and labour economics, including minimum wage and interventions for underserved high school youth. ...
October 19, 2021
Winter weather will determine extent of energy crisis, expert warns
Using alternative sources of energy is a vital concern for the future of the planet, but it will take a delicate balance to bring green energy onstream as we move away from oil. ...
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