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  Tammy Schirle
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University



  On this page you will find links to a variety of things, including other economics department, data sources, think tanks, and other things I simply like keeping the links for. 
Economics Departments in Canada Data Sources Blogs and other miscellany
Economics and Policy related organizations Media Links - TV, Radio, News Personal web pages
Help with Stata and Latex    

This page is always under construction.  Please notify me if links do not work.

  Other economics departments in Canada:
West of Ontario
University of Victoria
University of British Columbia
Simon Frasier University
University of Calgary
University of Alberta
University of Saskatchewan
University of Manitoba
University of Winnipeg


Lakehead University
University of Western Ontario
Wilfrid Laurier University
University of Waterloo
University of Guelph
McMaster University
University of Toronto
York University
Carleton University
University of Ottawa
Queen’s University


East of Ontario
McGill University
Concordia University
Université de Montréal
Université de Quebec a Montréal
Laval University
Mount Allison University
Dalhousie University
Memorial University


Economics Ranking based on publications in top journals http://www.econphd.net/rankings.htm
Summary of Canadian schools:  here
RePEc's top 20% institutions:  http://ideas.repec.org/top/top.canada.html


Other Departments and Schools of interest

Public Policy Schools:
Balsillie School of International Affairs


Data Sources

At Wilfrid Laurier

Statistics Canada
Canadian Economy Online
Specific data sets and information:
SLID Data dictionary


Other International


Organizations, Think Tanks and such
Canadian "Independent"
Canadian Economics Association
Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network
Centre for International Governance and Innovation
C.D. Howe Institute
Institute for Research on Public Policy
Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Conference Board of Canada
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Canadian Tax Foundation
The Fraser Institute
John Deutsch Institute (Queen's)
Canadian Council on Social Development
Caledon Institute of Social Policy
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Canadian Social Research Links
Canadian Government
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Policy Research Initiative
Department of Finance
Bank of Canada
Status of Women Canada
BC Statistics
BC Ministry of Finance

2008 Federal Budget

American Economics Association
World Bank
International Monetary Fund

Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement

  Econ related blogs, bits of blogs and other such miscellany
Economic Research and Discussion
Dani Rodrik (Development and globalization)
Marginal Revolution

Justin Wolfers - data - from happiness to inflation to divorce
News from Gregor Smith on Japan's Phillips Curve

Jeffrey Smith, University of Michigan - great links


Economics and Teaching
Chocolates and teaching evaluations
Jonathan Gruber's Public Finance and Public Policy
Cameron and Trivedi's Microeconometrics (data and do-files)
Other interesting stuff
Other than economics.....hmmmmm
Test your vocabulary and donate rice

The legalization of contraceptives in Canada - CBC archives

Canadian Spelling (I don't know who Dave is...
but this is the correct spelling, not found in Microsoft Word.)


TieToSuccess.com This is my friend's company, based in Waterloo, ON.


Dictionaries, thesaurus



Media Links
Radio Stations
99.3 the Fox (Vancouver)
102.1 The Edge (Toronto)
CBC radio
89.7X (Detroit/Windsor)
TV Stations
The Record (Kitchener-Waterloo)
Globe and Mail
Other Useful media links
Environment Canada K-W forecast
The Economist magazine

Economics Journals
Canadian Public Policy
Canadian Journal of Economics
Journal of Labor Economics

Ranking Economics Journals:
2006 Impact Ranking
Help with Stata

Stata FAQ

Getting Stata output into Latex - UCLA

Help with Latex

Andrew Roberts at Leeds - Bibliographies, Tables and all the basics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Math Department
TUG Tex Users Group website
Blog on Latex
Making posters


Winedt - shareware, my preferred interface

Last Updated March 2008