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Research Assistant Position in Economics

Summer job description:  research assistant in economics


The department of economics is looking for a full-time research assistant who will engage in designing and building a database to track the performance of its alumni.  The research assistant will also have the opportunity to engage in analysis of the data collected, using statistical software such as STATA.


Qualifications: we are looking for a senior-undergraduate student with strong excel skills. The successful candidate must be organized, independent and self-motivated.

Prior experience with database management will be an asset.  Prior knowledge of econometrics is an asset, as is experience with data analysis.  Preference will be given to candidates with a prior knowledge of STATA.


Timing and hours:   35 hours per week for 12 weeks, beginning early May.

If interested, submit a CV, cover letter and any evidence of data analysis and econometric skills to Professor Hamilton by April 29, 2016:   (email Subject: Summer RA Alumni Job)

b2B Industry Night – Careers in Business

Dear Economics Students,

Thinking about a career in business? Curious as to how to plan your path forward and connect your current studies with a job after graduation? Join us on Thursday November 26, 2015, when alumni and students will mix and mingle at The Faculty Club for a very special Backpack to Briefcase event.

Careers in business span every sector or industry and offer a variety of career options after graduation. The skills you gain from your Arts & Science degree can be transferred into many opportunities in the business field. This networking reception will be a great opportunity to make these connections and speak with multiple alumni including
Steven Hobé, Marketing Strategist & CEO of HOBÉ+HOSOKAWA INC. and
Sudharshan Sathiyamoorthy, Vice President, Alignvest Investment Management,
who have gone on to pursue a career in business.

DATE Thursday November 26, 2015

TIME 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

LOCATION The Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street

No cost to attend / Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided

Please register online to attend.

* If you require an accommodation due to a disability please contact <> at least one week prior to the event and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangement

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b2B Economics Mentorship Meal

To 3rd and 4th Year Economics Students,

You’re invited to attend a dinner with alumni from Economics and a select group of students on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at the Faculty Club at 5:30pm. This intimate meal brings together alumni, faculty and students from the same discipline and fosters a sense of community and support. It is a great way to engage in conversations with alumni about life after your undergraduate and the infinite possibilities your degree can open up.

To attend you must register:

Alumni guests include:
* Roy Hrab, Policy Advisor, Ontario Energy Board
* Mohit Khullar, Senior Manager, People Strategy, TD Bank Group
* Malavika Kumaran, Research & Data Associate, MaRS Data Catalyst
More alumni to be confirmed!

The Department of Economics and the Faculty of Arts & Science are pleased to host the evening at no expense to students. If you wish to attend the dinner, fill in the online registration form in order to declare your interest in attending. Please note as part of your registration, you will be asked to submit a brief bio (100-150 words). Please note that spaces are limited and spots will be allotted on a first come-first served basis.

If you have questions about the event, you can contact Giselle Arsenault <tel:%28416-946-8702> (416-946-8702 or <> We do hope that you will be able to attend this event; it is promising to be a truly special evening!

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