Economics

Unit 8

An examination of higher education in France: UBC Okanagan senior instructor’s analysis published in Le Monde

An examination of higher education in France: UBC Okanagan senior instructor’s analysis published in Le Monde

Access to post-secondary education and what post-secondary education should look like are hotly debated topics wherever such institutions exist. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, Senior Instructor, Julien Picault, has examined these issues as they occur in France. His analysis was published by Le Monde—a laudable achievement, given the publication is one of the most widely respected […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Blair Spearman

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Friday, October 6, 2017, in memory of Dr. Blair Spearman, Professor of Mathematics in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, who passed away on October 1, 2017. Dr. Spearman earned a PhD in mathematics from Pennsylvania State University in 1981. After working for the […]

The economics of back to school

Economist Ross Hickey, who teaches at UBC’s Okanagan campus, discusses the reasoning behind back to school sales.

Three UBC Okanagan students capture Killam Doctoral scholarships

A trio of UBC Okanagan researchers have each been awarded the UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship, marking the first time in three years any nominee from UBC’s Okanagan campus has captured the most prestigious award available to graduate students.