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  • On February 25, Professor Gordon Betcherman was a panelist
    at the launch of the NPSIA-CSLS report, Canada 2030: An Agenda for Sustainable
    Development, held at Carleton University. Information on the event and the
    report are available at http://www.post2015datatest.com/event/canada-2030-agenda-sustainable-development/

  • On February 17, Professor Gordon Betcherman gave a public talk, "Labour Regulations and Effects on the Labour Market and on Productivity", at a seminar in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, marking the 9th anniversary of the Dominican Republic Ministry of the Economy, Planning, and Development. A summary (in Spanish) of the event can be found at the following link.

  • Here is a interview that one of our Assistant Professors, Benjamin Zyla, did with CKCU radio on February 12, 2015 on the Government's Proposed Bill C-51

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School of International Development and Global Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University
Social Sciences Building
Room 8005
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5680
Fax: 613-562-5817


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1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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