William Watson: Unions claim to dramatically reduce inequality. New research says … maybe not
An article in the Financial Post cited a UBC study about union membership in North America and the effect on inequality. The study was conducted by Craig Riddell and Thomas […]
Dec 19, 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
Vancouver’s economist incubator
Director Thomas Lemieux helps UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics move into a new building and a new era.
Sep 8, 2014
The growing gap between rich and poor
Education inequality is a driving factor for income inequality, says Thomas Lemieux of UBC’s Vancouver School of Economics.
Sep 11, 2013