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Western-led forum unravels trucker protests’ complexities 

Western-led forum unravels trucker protests’ complexities 

For protesters – and for other Canadians who supported or opposed rolling convoys and blockades across the country in recent weeks – the rallies were always about more than vaccine mandates.  It was about politics, law, public policy, economics, tr …

Developing economies hardest hit by pandemic downturn

Developing economies hardest hit by pandemic downturn

While the economies of developed countries are struggling, most experts are confident they will recover over time. Those of developing countries, however, were in economic peril prior to COVID-19 – and now face a frightening and uncertain future.

Student lauds residence experience in pandemic

Student lauds residence experience in pandemic

With his family in India and friends scattered around the globe, Moiz Rajwani will always treasure the support he received from his Western family in his home away from home.

Alumnus bottling help, hand sanitizer for fight

Alumnus bottling help, hand sanitizer for fight

“We were aware there was beginning to be a need – people didn’t have any. Hand sanitizer is made with high-proof alcohol. We thought, ‘Let’s see what we can do. We have a building full of alcohol – let’s do a little bit.’”

Frontiers Award honours economist Howitt’s career

Frontiers Award honours economist Howitt’s career

Famed Western economist Peter Howitt, along with French economist Philippe Aghion, have been named co-recipients of the 2019 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management.

Survey eyes costs of partner violence in workplace

Survey eyes costs of partner violence in workplace

Starting Nov. 25, Western community members will be able to participate in a university-led academic survey, ‘Intimate partner violence and its financial costs,’ that hopes to determine the extent to which intimate-partner violence impacts survivors, perpetrators and witnesses at the university workplace.

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

With the appointment of Toni Gravelle, BA’88, PhD’96 (Economics), as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, Western continues its tradition of leadership at the bank, with four of the top six positions being held by alumni.

Developing economies hardest hit by pandemic downturn

Developing economies hardest hit by pandemic downturn

While the economies of developed countries are struggling, most experts are confident they will recover over time. Those of developing countries, however, were in economic peril prior to COVID-19 – and now face a frightening and uncertain future.

Student lauds residence experience in pandemic

Student lauds residence experience in pandemic

With his family in India and friends scattered around the globe, Moiz Rajwani will always treasure the support he received from his Western family in his home away from home.

Alumnus bottling help, hand sanitizer for fight

Alumnus bottling help, hand sanitizer for fight

“We were aware there was beginning to be a need – people didn’t have any. Hand sanitizer is made with high-proof alcohol. We thought, ‘Let’s see what we can do. We have a building full of alcohol – let’s do a little bit.’”

Frontiers Award honours economist Howitt’s career

Frontiers Award honours economist Howitt’s career

Famed Western economist Peter Howitt, along with French economist Philippe Aghion, have been named co-recipients of the 2019 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management.

Survey eyes costs of partner violence in workplace

Survey eyes costs of partner violence in workplace

Starting Nov. 25, Western community members will be able to participate in a university-led academic survey, ‘Intimate partner violence and its financial costs,’ that hopes to determine the extent to which intimate-partner violence impacts survivors, perpetrators and witnesses at the university workplace.

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

Alumnus named to top Bank of Canada role

With the appointment of Toni Gravelle, BA’88, PhD’96 (Economics), as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, Western continues its tradition of leadership at the bank, with four of the top six positions being held by alumni.