Student Perspectives: A UBCO Economics Blog

Featuring the work of students in Economics and Media at UBC Okanagan

The Changing Face of Farming

By: Michael Flood The oldest industry in the world has seen many transformations since the Agricultural revolution some 12,000 years…

Questionning where and when to buy an investment property in Kelowna? Brittany Anderson has a few tips

Considering purchasing an income property in Kelowna? Now might be the right time! UBC Okanagan economics student Brittany Anderson provides…

Why large, life-altering technologies are being rushed

By: Hannah Johnson From the latest technology, to your favourite news media site, when people want something they want it NOW!…

What does a typical day look like for a homeless person? Alexandra Roussel and Eugene Fernandes asked

Many of us pass by homeless people in downtown Kelowna, but how well do we know them? What does a…

World Tanking Championship

By: Justice Mubayiwa With the conclusion of the regular season creeping closer and closer the top teams in the NBA are…

The Beef with Beef

By: Laura Fylyshtan Over the past couple of years, you may have a noticed a growing trend among B.C. youth:…

KelownaNow and UBCO wrap up successful 1st term of new partnership

The first-ever partnership between UBCO and KelownaNow featuring the works of students writers in the Economics and Media course has…

The Canadian Dollar: Then and Now

By: Michael Flood The Canadian Government just recently unveiled a new $10 bill – the chic new design has come…

Why do Okanagan farms employ temporary foreign workers? Jacob Vriens explains

With the fruit farming season around the corner, temporary foreign workers are about to arrive in the Okanagan valley to help…

Okanagan Housing Market: Recipe for Disaster, or Opportunity?

By: Jack Wolfe With the current rising prices of real estate properties in the Okanagan, foreign buyers may start licking…

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