Economics

Faculty of Arts and Science cuts credit allotment

At Queen’s, students have historically been allotted 24 units of outside-faculty courses towards their graduation requirements, as well as one elective within the Faculty of Law.Continue...

Olympics not worth the asking price

The Olympic Games create historical memories, writing the world’s best athletes into sports folklore. But after the final ceremony, when the athletes have left and people flock to their outbound flights, what’s left for the host?Continue...

What the Canadian dollar means for university students

If you’ve noticed your grocery bill creeping upwards lately, you’re not imagining things.Continue...

QJ Politics: A case for basic income

Today, a staggering 14 per cent of the Canadian population live in poverty.

On its own, this number is worrisome, but considering this was precisely the same percentage of Canadians who...Continue...

You go, Chicago

The University of Chicago’s plan to increase the economic diversity of its undergraduate population helps establish equal opportunities for students of all economic backgrounds.Continue...

World economy worrying, but Canada in the clear

According to Don Drummond, economic globalization is responsible for a messy world economy, but Canada shouldn’t worry too much about being affected.Continue...

Be better

At last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Stephen Harper revealed plans to aggressively export Canada’s natural resources to China while tightening immigration laws, retirement income support and health care.Continue...