Celebrating 50 Years of Economics at Memorial University

A Sample of What We Do 

March 1, 2017 Presentations


Dr. Wade Locke
, Head, Department of Economics
Introduction and Welcome
Message from the Head

Dr. Gary Kachanoski, President and Vice Chancellor
Greetings, President's Speaking Notes


Dr. Lynn Phillips, Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences
Economics in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dean's Speaking Notes


Dr. Noel Roy, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics
Presentation: A Brief History of the Department


Luc Clair, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics
Presentation: Supplemental Health Insurance and the Use of Mental Health Care
Services in Canada


Dr. Andrew Davis, Assistant Professor, Acadia University
Presentation: Where do Workers Find Jobs in Good Times and Bad Times?


Dr. Patrick Withey, Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier University
Presentation: Climate-Induced Sea-Level Rise and Storm Surge in Canada: Economic
Impacts and Adaptation


Dr. Lynn Gambin, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Presentation: Conceptualizing Employer Engagement with Apprenticeships in England and Their Reactions to a Levy


Dr. Doug May, Professor, Department of Economics, Memorial University
Presentation: The Hollowing Out of the Middle Class in NL: What Does the Evidence Show?









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