Department of Economics

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Vibrant graduate students and highly regarded expert faculty

Our department is recognized for its strength in research and teaching. We offer MA and PhD programs, both of which combine strong training in core economic theory and econometrics with electives in applied areas and a co-operative education option that provides paid, hands on employment experience.

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Flexible undergraduate programs

Our diverse courses and programs range from general interest courses to highly specialized programs for students wanting a career in economics.

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Tracy Redies

Successful alumni who make a difference

Economics alumna Tracy Redies is CEO and President of Coast Capital Savings, Canada's second largest credit union with more than 1,900 staff working in 50 branches.

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Economics: making choices

Economics is a social science that studies how individuals and groups choose to use resources. Economists are interested in the choices we make and why we make them.

Seminars

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We offer the following seminars:

  • Department seminar series
  • Brown bag seminars
  • Lansdowne lectures

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Undergraduate

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We offer the following undergraduate programs:

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Graduate

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We offer the following graduate programs:

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