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. May 2, 2017Upcoming Provincial Budget Discussions

    Professor Jean-Paul Lam participated in several french-language media appearances regarding the provincial budget for Radio Canada. Highlighting a balanced budget forecast and free prescription drugs for anyone under 24; the interviews can be heard using the links below

    Radio Canada le Téléjournal émission spéciale budget

  2. Apr. 19, 2017Econ Prof is a Waterloo Warriors Superfan

    Mary Ann Vaughan has participated in clothing drives, sponsored golf tournaments, joined the Adopt-a-Warrior program and created the Mary Ann Vaughan Athletics Excellence Award for Men's Hockey.

    Read the full article in Exchange, a magazine for business and economic development, to see what the Waterloo Warrior's hockey teams means to Mary Ann Vaughan.

  3. Apr. 17, 2017Once legalized, how do you buy pot?

    Professor Anindya Sen discusses the challenges of regulating prices once purchasing marijuana is legalized in Canada. He looks at eliminating the black market, price margins and accessibility.

    Full details available on Global News:
    Here's how you will buy pot once it's legalized in Canada 

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