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A rational understanding of the world

Studying economics provides students with the structures, information and problem-solving skills to advance their understanding of our economy and society. Economics forces are pervasive in our lives, from the decisions we make as households to those made by government, non-governmental institutions and firms.

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Finder’s Bank of Canada Overnight Rate Survey

The Bank of Canada (BoC) sets the official overnight rate eight times per year. Finder’s Bank of Canada Overnight Rate Survey features some of Canada’s brightest minds in economics and property weighing in on how a potential change to the overnight rate could affect the Canadian economy.

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Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Murshed Chowdhury is an Associate Professor of Economics at UNB Fredericton. He has expertise in open economy macroeconomics, financial regulations, international development, and migration. Since joining UNB in 2016, he has been involved in various collaborative research projects, supervising graduate and undergraduate students.

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Annual Bank of Canada: The Governor's Challenge

Drs. Murshed Chowdhury, Elif Dalkir and Mehmet Dalkir participate and coach annually in the Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Competition (The Governor's Challenge), an experiential learning opportunity for prospective students.

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Re-examining technological advancements

Dr. Constantine Passaris has made it his mission to re-examine the concept of globalization by considering the evolution of recent technological advancements and how they relate to modern day business practices.

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