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. 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.

  2. 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 

  3. Apr. 17, 2017#Monkmania Lives On with UW Economics Alum

    Eric Monkman represented the University of Cambridge's Wolfson College team on University Challenge - a popular British TV trivia show. Though his team did not win, Eric Monkman finished the challenge as a social media star, adored for his uncanny breadth of knowledge and quizzical style. The full article can be read here.

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