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The Department of Economics is fast growing and dedicated to excellence in research and teaching. We offer a PhD in Economics, an MA in International Economics and Finance, a BA in International Economics and Finance and a BComm in Business Management (Economics and Management Science major). 

News & Announcements

Congratulations to all our 2018-19 job market candidates! We wish them the best in their future careers!


Keyvan Eslami, opens in new window and  Kevin Fawcett will be joining the department for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

Dr. Paul Missios and Dr. Halis Yildiz has a paper titled "Consumption externalities, product quality and the role of national treatment" ( with I. Ferrara), accepted for publication at European Economic Review.

Angelique Bernabe, a fourth-year doctoral student in economics, is the recipient of the 2018 YSGS Graduate Student Leadership Award, opens in new window in the category of Student Engagement and Experience. 


Seminar: Frank Stahler (Tuebingen University)

Title: "New Gravity"

Sep 24, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Eftichios Sartzetakis (University of Macedonia)

Title: "International Environmental Agreements and Trading Blocks -Can issue linkage enhance cooperation?"

Oct 01, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Bernardo Morais (Federal Reserve Board)

Title:"Forward Looking Loan Provisions: Credit Supply and Risk-Taking"

Oct 08, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Sergey Kichko (HSE)

Title: "Intersectoral linkages: Good shocks, bad outcomes?"

Oct 10, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC210)

Seminar: Ben Friedrich (Northwestern, Kellog)

Title: “Trade Shocks, Firm Hierarchies, and Wage Inequality”

Nov 05, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Thanasis Stengos (University of Guelph)

Title: "A GMM estimator for the linear Index threshold model"

Nov 12, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Antoine Djogbenou (York University)

Title: "Tests for Group-Specific Heterogeneity in High-Dimensional Factor Models"

Nov 19, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto)

Title: “Occupational Choice, Matching and Earnings Inequality" (with Eric Mak)

Nov 26, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: VIC305)

Seminar: Ba Chu (Carleton University)

Title: "Composite Quasi-Likelihood Estimation of Dynamic Panels with Group-Specific Heterogeneity and Spatially Dependent Errors"

Dec 10, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue: POD368)