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 developmentsĀ 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.

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Undergraduate studies

Learn about our programs and find resources to support your studies.

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Graduate studies

Learn more about our MA and PhD programs, including co-op opportunties.

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Discover our areas of expertise and find recent publications.

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Alumni - stay connected!

Stay in touch, get involved with volunteer opportunties and support Economics.

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Study big data

The Graduate Diploma in Computational Analytics for the Social Sciences and Humanities (CDASH) is open to all faculties.


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.