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When: Thursday, September 30th, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Contact:Rose Crossett,, 6138942516

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The Economics Alumni Chapter is pleased to host the 8th annual Economics alumni event at Throwback 2021, our annual fall homecoming celebration. Taking place on September 30, this will be a virtual event via Zoom.

Featuring guest of honour Armine Yalnizyan, Atkinson Foundation Fellow on the Future of Workers.

Armine Yalnizyan is a leading voice on Canada’s economic scene. Recently serving as senior economic policy advisor to the Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, Armine was senior economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Inequality Project from 2008 to 2017.

Armine has contributed economics columns for the Globe and Mail’s Economy Lab from 2010 to 2013, and from 2012 to mid-2018 she provided weekly business commentary for CBC Radio’s Metro Morning and CBC TV’s premier business show On The Money (formerly the Lang and O’Leary Exchange). She is also a frequent contributor to CBC Radio, TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, BNN’s Bloomberg Markets. You can read her in the Toronto Star and Maclean’s Magazine.

Event program will also include an opportunity for an interactive Q&A session between the speakers and participants, an update from the Economics Department, and draws for some participant prizes!