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. June 22, 2021Waterloo research institutes host interdisciplinary summer school on water security and climate change

    Climate change poses significant risks to water security in urban settings. Addressing this complex challenge requires collaboration and the incorporation of knowledge and expertise from various disciplines.

  2. June 22, 2021Professor Mikal Skuterud on the Economic Impact of COVID 19
    Mikal Skuterud

    Professor Mikal Skuterud discusses the impacts of Covid-19 on Canadian labour markets in this webinar hosted by the UW Economics Society

  3. May 20, 2021Reflections of a year of COVID-19 on social sciences research
    Sue Horton

    Professor Sue Horton participates in the second event in the virtual three-part series A Year of COVID-19, an online panel presentation. Register at this link.

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