Welcome to Economics

The Department of Economics focuses on research and teaching excellence.  Our research encompasses a broad range of topics and faculty members have published in the very best journals in Economics. Our graduate and undergraduate programs cover exciting real-world developments and equip students with contemporary analytic skills. Excellent co-op work opportunities combined with classroom learning are key to our students' outstanding record of success.

  1. Feb. 7, 2017Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge resultsBoC group

    Congratulations to the Waterloo Economics team which competed on Saturday February 4 in the second annual Bank of Canada’s Governor’s Challenge. 

  2. Feb. 2, 2017Bank of Canada Challenge Finals

    Good luck to our student group that is competing in the Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge this weekend! 

  3. Jan. 13, 2017Professor Joel Blit on the low-return music industry

    Professor Joel Blit has contributed to a CBC article titled, "New job for Obama as music industry continues to struggle" by Don Pittis. Blit talks about the trend of streaming music and how it has affected the music industry, in turn leading to a low-return industry. 

    'It has created a lot of public benefit, but that benefit hasn't gone to the people who have been creating it.'- Joel Blit, University of Waterloo

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