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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

Dr. Brennan Thompson has received the 2019 Dean's Teaching Award - Faculty (RFA). 

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.

Neha Narang the BA in International Economics and Finance internship placement and program coordinator, has received the 2018 Faculty of Arts Service Award.

Dr. John Isbister has received the 2018 Faculty of Arts Slobodan Drakulic Cross-Disciplinary Teaching Award.

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

Ghufran Tarin, an alumnus of BA International Economics and Finance (2012), is the recipient of the 2018 G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards


Seminar: Hashmat Khan (Carleton University)

Title: "Rules-Based Monetary Policy and the Threat of Indeterminacy When Trend Inflation is Low" (with L. Phaneuf and J.D. Victor)

Mar 26, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, POD 367

Seminar: Peter Temin (MIT)

Title: "The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy" 

Mar 28, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, ENGLG12

Seminar: Kei-Mu Yi (University of Houston)

Title: "Structural Change and Deindustrialization"

Apr 9, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, POD 367

Seminar: Georgy Egorov (Northwestern University, Kellog MEDS)

Title: "From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel"

Apr 16, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue POD 366)

Seminar: Bernardo Blum (University of Toronto)

Title: "The ABCs of firm heterogeneity: the effects of demand and cost differences on exporting"

Apr 30, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, (venue KHE 118)