UBC economists create tool to measure COVID-19 risk in B.C. jobs
Researchers at the Vancouver School of Economics have created a novel tool to assess the risks and benefits of reopening different sectors of British Columbia’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19, 2020
One thing saving California Republicans from annihilation? An earlier wave of misunderstood migrants
Washington Post mentioned UBC professor Henry Siu in an article about the origins of farmers in California. In an analysis, Siu and his colleague Jason Long of Wheaton College found […]
Dec 5, 2018
We should welcome our new robot overlords, think tank argues
Star Vancouver spoke to Henry Siu, an economics professor at UBC, about automation in the workplace and potential job losses. “Certainly it will take some jobs away, but it creates […]
Nov 20, 2018
UBC experts available to comment on drop in Canada’s unemployment rate
A surge of 13,800 jobs added to Canada’s labour market in May helped drop the national unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent— its lowest level since July 2015, according to Statistics Canada’s labour force survey released today.
Jun 10, 2016