News archives - 2016

Graduate week at UQAM

Graduate week at UQAM

Pascal Bédard is the winner of the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Award for UQAM

Pascal Bédard is the winner of the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Award for UQAM in the "adjunct professors" category . The award recognizes both the quality of teaching and the substantial contribution in terms of the development of teaching materials.

Congratulations Pascal! The award is a fitting tribute to the excellence of his teaching

Pierre Lasserre elected honorary member

The FAERE General Assembly, gathered in Bordeaux, during the 3rd Annual Conference, has elected two new honorary members: Pierre Lasserre, Adjunct Professor at UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal), research fellow of CIRANO, and Gérard Gaudet, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Economics, Université de Montréal.

Congratulations to you two !


Philippe Jacques in the recipent of the Analysys Group scholarship for 2016

Philippe Jacques, a student in the Master's program in economics, is the recipent of the Analysis Group scholarship for the year 2015.  The scholarship consists of a $20,000 stipend and an internship at Analysis Group. Each year focuses on issues of applied economics.
Congratulations to Patrick !

Good news for foreign students admitted to the Ph.D.

New scolarships for foreign students fee waiver for foreign students admitted to the PhD

Till Düppe wins an award

Our colleague, Till Düppe, has just been awarded the Joseph Spengler Book Prize of the History of Economics Society for his book, ‘’Finding Equilibrium: Arrow, Debreu, McKenzie and the Problem of Scientific Credit’’  with E. Roy Weintraub (Princeton University Press, 2014).  The prize is awarded to the best book of the year in the field of the history of economics. Till will receive it at the annual Congress of the HES, at June 19th.

Our hearty congratulations to Till!

Kristian Behrens appointed to a committee of experts

Kristian Behrens will be a member of the expert panel of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) which will be in charge of evaluating the social and economic value of marine shipping in Canadian waters. The Council of Canadian Academies is an independent, not-for-profit organization that supports independent, authoritative, and evidence-based expert assessments that inform public policy development in Canada.

Our congratulations to Kristian!

Juan Carvajalino gets a Fellowship research

Juan Carvajalino, doctoral candidate at the Department of economics of the ESG-UQAM, who has just been awarded a research Fellowship given by The Center for the History of Political Economy, at Duke University. Juan is currently at Duke as a young visiting scholar.

Congratulations Juan !


Promoted UQAM graduates

An employee of Agence Cossette for the past fifteen years, Mélanie Dunn (B.Sc. économique, 1995) has been promoted to the position of chief executive officer at the Agence du Canada.

Jean-François Lachaine (M.Sc. Économique, 1991) has been appointed to the position of the Conseil du Trésor du Québec. He had been executive director of administrative, social and health programs.

An honorary doctorate for Pierre Fortin

On November 22, the Université du Québec en Outaouais awarded the degree of doctor honoris causa to Pierre Fortin.

Our congratulations to Pierre!

Here is a link to Pierre's speech at the awards ceremony: