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George Liu

I am the President of UW Economics Society. Currently I am a third year Economics student with an interest in macroeconomics and finance. I have internship experiences in banking and hope to pursue a career in Capital Markets. I oversee the team, aiming to fulfill our mandate of providing opportunities for collaborative student engagement and learning. Please feel free to contact me for any questions you may have.

Posts by George Liu

Unemployment Rates Fall in Canada and U.S

July’s labour market figures in Canada show a healthy situation with unemployment rate falling to 6.3%, a decrease of 0.2%, according to Statistics Canada....

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision this Wednesday

On Wednesday, 18 January 2017, the Bank of Canada will be announcing their overnight target rate decision and release the quarterly MPR (Monetary Policy...

The Rising U.S 10-Year Treasury Yields

Today the market saw the yield on U.S 10-year treasury notes hit its highest point in 2016 and settle at around 2.23% according to the...

The Importance of NAFTA’s Economic Influence

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was implemented in 1994, almost 23 years ago. The agreement was negotiated between Canada, United States, and...

The Federal Reserve decision on interest rates

This Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced that they will not be increasing the federal funds rate at this time. The Federal Reserve downgraded the...