Q: Where did you go to school?
A: University of British Columbia and McMaster University
Q: What area of study in economics do you specialize in?
A: Labour economics
Q: What research are you currently working on?
A: COVID-19 impact on the labour market
Q: Why economics? What is your favorite thing about it?
A: It examines refutable hypotheses.
Q: How long have you been teaching at uWaterloo?
A: I’ve been teaching at Waterloo since 2005.
Q: What classes do you teach?
A: I teach labour economics and econometrics.
Q: Do you have any special or interesting talents?
A: I believe I’m the best hockey player in my department.
Q: Any piece of advice you would like to give to current economics students?
A: As you get bogged down in the technical details of the theory and methodology, as you inevitably will, do not lose sight of the big important questions.