UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

economics News Archive

Woman working on computer

New paper sheds light on how Canadians are working right now

June 1, 2020 — 
Two University of Manitoba economists have completed a empirical analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian workplace.

, , ,

Dr. Michael Benarroch is the 12th president of the University of Manitoba

Life in a post-COVID-19 world

May 6, 2020 — 
Dr. Michael Benarroch was interviewed by Martin Cash of the Winnipeg Free Press about what he thinks life (and especially the economy) might look like in a post-COVID-19 world.

, , ,

coffee shop

Economy after pandemic will be different, say experts

May 5, 2020 — 
A UM finance prof and an economist have weighed in on how the economy and business sector will look like post-pandemic, and agree that it will definitely be different.

, , , , , ,

The Manitoba Legislative Building in winter. // Image from the Legislative Assembly/Facebook.

Faculty of Arts

CBC: Rowing against the tide of history: Pallister’s pandemic response could do lasting damage to Manitoba economy

April 27, 2020 — 
Wherever and whenever it has been tried, austerity has failed as an economic strategy, say U of M professors

, ,

Canadian money on a table

CERB proves it’s time for basic income, says economist

April 23, 2020 — 
A UM economist says that government assistance for people whose livelihood has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic shows that it may be time for universal basic income.

, , ,

Manitoba Legislature

Op-ed: Manitoba government’s austerity during COVID-19 is creating, not solving, problems

April 22, 2020 — 
'The provincial response appears to be moving from lacklustre to straight-up counterproductive' economists argue.

, ,

Squeezing a wallet

This is not the time for austerity, says Asper prof

April 19, 2020 — 
In an editorial on CBC News, Dr. Shiu-Yik Au, assistant professor of finance at the UM Asper School of Business, says that a pandemic is not the time to introduce austerity measures.

, , , , ,

Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

Feds won’t buy Pallister’s EI plan, says UM economist

April 16, 2020 — 
UM labour specialist and economist Dr. Wayne Simpson is one of several experts who are doubtful that the federal government would agree to such a plan.

, , , , ,

Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

We need to modernize how we measure national wealth

January 16, 2020 — 
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?

, , ,

Faculty of Arts

Arts jobs in the tech industry

November 13, 2019 — 
An Arts degree will open doors to exciting and challenging careers

, , , , , , , , ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341

Top