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.
Our own Iuliia Nesterova, PhD candidate in Economics, explains her conspicuous consumption theses and "Keeping up with the Joneses' in an interview.
Congratulations to Economics Faculty member Margaret Insley for being inducted as a Fellow to the CREEA |ACERE! Created in 2020, the title of CREEA|ACERE Fellow is conferred upon individuals who have advanced the profession of environmental and resource economics and made significant contributions to CREEA|ACERE and its operations.
Dr. Nahid Masoudi is an Associate Professor of Economics at Memorial University of Newfoundland whose research interests focus on Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Game Theory, and Public Economics. She will be visiting and collaborating with researchers in the Department of Economics for the next 4 months while on sabbatical from her position at MUN.