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Ph.D. Students Receive Mitacs Grants for COVID Research


Five Queen’s Economics Department graduate students received rapid response research grants from Mitacs to work on COVID-19 research. Ph.D. students Ludovic Auger, Baiyou Chen, Rebecca Dafoe, Mahtab Hanzroh, and Nam Phan each received financial support to conduct research on different topics related to the impact of COVID-19 on economic outcomes over the summer of 2020.

The funding was secured by Professors Christopher Cotton and Huw Lloyd-Ellis with support from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in order to support student engagement on the JDI’s COVID research team. Auger, Chen, Dafoe and Hanzroh are supervised by Prof. Cotton and Prof. Lloyd-Ellis, Phan is supervised by Prof. Brant Abbott.

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