economics News Archive
June 1, 2020 —
Two University of Manitoba economists have completed a empirical analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian workplace.
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.
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.
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
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.
April 22, 2020 —
'The provincial response appears to be moving from lacklustre to straight-up counterproductive' economists argue.
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.
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.
January 16, 2020 —
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?