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Econ 050

Nov 22, 2018

Trying to divine what the United Kingdom will be like in a post-Brexit world is a daunting task, but Bart Los, a Professor of the Economics of Technological Progress and Structural Change, is working to do just that: crunching the numbers to figure out what the impact of Brexit is likely to be on jobs and the economy...


Nov 15, 2018

Diversity in the workplace is good for business. It brings fresh perspectives and creativity, and helps companies make sure they have the best talent working for them. However, being an international worker can come with disadvantages. Traci White sat down with postdoctoral researcher Burcu Subasi to hear how...


Nov 15, 2018

From your friendly facewash to your trusty toilet cleaner, companies love giving products personalities to encourage us to buy them. It's a phenomenon called anthropomorphism and it's rooted in human psychology. To hear about how it works, Traci White caught up with Jing Wan, an assistant professor at the Faculty...


Nov 9, 2018

US President Donald Trump came to power on a platform of challenging unfair trade deals and taking on China. But what does a trade war actually mean, and who wins when tempers flare and tariffs spike? To find out, Traci White sat down with Tristan Kohl, assistant professor and trade economist at the Faculty of...