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. Aug. 24, 2022Memorial University Professor visiting to conduct research
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    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.

  2. Aug. 10, 2022JP Lam on Canada's rising inflation

  3. July 4, 2022Congratulations Economics Undergraduate Award Winners!

    Graduating Economics students are recognized for their hard work and dedication each year. There are several awards given out to students who have demonstrated outstanding work in their academic performance. The awards given are:

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  1. Oct. 12, 2022The influence of catch and non-catch related factors on the value of recreational fishing in Ontario
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    Roy Brouwer, UWaterloo Economics Professor and Executive Director of the Water Institute, has launched a new webinar series highlighting water valuation practices in Canada.

  2. Nov. 9, 2022Learning about water values through behaviour
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    Roy Brouwer, UWaterloo Economics Professor and Executive Director of the Water Institute, has launched a new webinar series highlighting water valuation practices in Canada.

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