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27th Labelle Lecture: “Primary care, secondary data: Learning from policy change in British Columbia”

Dr. Ruth Lavergne, an Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University, will describe the consequences of efforts in British Columbia to change primary care models when she presents the 27th annual Labelle Lecture on Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018.
Sep 24, 2018

HEAM seminar — Wednesday February 7, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

Socioeconomic differences in risk and trends of out-of-pocket prescribed drug expenditures in Canada
Feb 01, 2018

HEAM to the rescue: the 2021 Redesign of the Canadian Community Health Survey – Wednesday November 1, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

The third major redesign of the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) is now underway. One of the major objectives of this redesign is to review and update the survey’s content to ensure that the CCHS remains relevant and continues to be able to respond to emerging data needs.
Oct 13, 2017

HEAM seminar — Wednesday December 6, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

Fanor Balderrama: Changes in health differentials between native-born Canadians and Immigrants
Sep 26, 2017

HEAM seminar — Wednesday October 4, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

Mia Kibel & Meredith Vanstone: Reconciling ethical and economic conceptions of value in health policy using the capabilities approach: A qualitative investigation of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)
Sep 20, 2017

HEAM seminar — Monday September 18, 3:30 – 5:00pm, CRL B119

Natalie Malak: When Good Fences aren't Enough: The Effect of Neighboring Air Pollution on Infant Health Outcomes
Sep 06, 2017

Economics student spotlights healthcare challenges of working poor in national essay competition

Economics undergraduate student Elaine Guo wins national essay completion.
May 17, 2017

Is Ontario’s youth pharmacare proposal just a symbolic gesture?

Economist Arthur Sweetman weighs in on the youth pharmacare debate in the CMAJ News (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
May 05, 2017

Census data shows Canada’s population is aging fast. What does that mean for Ontario?

Economist Michael Veall interviews with about the potential impacts of the rising proportion of seniors.
May 04, 2017

Econ Talks: Annual economics networking night

Thurs. Jan 26 - This annual event aims to bring together economics students with professionals to build networks and learn more about possible career paths.
Jan 18, 2017

McMaster joins international research drive on lung diseases

Economics Department Associate Member Emmanuel Guindon is leading the research on the impact of tobacco pricing and packaging on the use of tobacco for a Canadian study that McMaster University was chosen for.
Oct 03, 2016

Government health care spending, and how much seniors account for

Associate Professor Michel Grignon was quoted in this Globe and Mail article on the range of healthcare costs across Canada.
Oct 30, 2014