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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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Freeze-out mergers

Drs. Elif and Mehmet Dalkir's invited feature on freeze-out mergers has been included on the Harvard Law School Forum.

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Interest rate hike for Canadian borrowers

Dr. Murshed Chowdhury weighs in on the impact of interest rates south of the border.

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BoostNB gives New Brunswickers a lesson in economics aims to simplify important economic issues to New Brunswickers while keeping tabs on the province's successes and failures.

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How to address social inequality without an inheritance tax

Ideas about taxing, restricting or abolishing your inheritance have been floated by western social thinkers for centuries.

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New publication on freeze-out mergers

Congratulations to Drs. Elif and Mehmet Dalkir, whose paper entitled, “Freeze-out Mergers” has been accepted by the Review of Financial Studies, a prestigious journal ranked second among finance journals globally.

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