Thurs. Jan 26 - This annual event aims to bring together economics students with professionals to build networks and learn more about possible career paths.
Jan 18, 2017
CBC's On The Money talk to auto-industry expert Economics Professor Greig Mordue (ArcelorMittal Dofasco Chair in Advanced Manufacturing Policy) about allegations that Fiat Chrysler cheated on reporting the diesel engine emissions of some of its vehicles.
Jan 17, 2017
The Department of Economics is advertising a number of spring and summer courses as sessional faculty teaching positions.
Jan 13, 2017
Two cutting-edge McMaster-based institutes have received a combined $10 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
Jan 10, 2017
Jim Stanford, Harold Innis Industry Professor of Economics at McMaster University, discusses Donald Trump’s threats to impose new barriers against auto imports in the Globe and Mail.
Jan 05, 2017
The Department of Economics Mike Veall's research cited in a National Post article about top end income concentration.
Dec 07, 2016
B.A. Bachelor of Arts in Economics
The B.A. in Economics program is a three-level program designed to provide a general education, with an emphasis on the skills and knowledge required to understand the economy. Although it is not intended to prepare students for specific careers, the degree continues to be attractive to a wide range of employers.Learn more
Hons.B.A. Combined Honours in Economics and Another Subject
Economics can be combined with programs in the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Humanities.Learn more
Hons.B.A. Honours Economics: Specialist Option
The Department of Economics is modifying its Honours program by introducing a new two-stream structure. Students can work towards a B.A. Honours or a B.A. Honours-Specialist Option. Both the Honours and Honours-Specialist-Option provide a solid grounding in Economics, with minimal but highly specific differentiation between the two streams.Learn more
Hons.B.A. Honours Economics and Computer Science
This program provides the students with a solid foundation in computer science and exposure to the field of economics thereby opening up major opportunities for economist with a programming background.Learn more
Hons.B.A. Honours Economics and Mathematics
For the motivated student, the honours economics and mathematics program gives the benefits of two cultures and two distinct modes of thought: an important aspect in developing critical thinking and in today's job market.Learn more
Hons.B.A. Honours Bachelors of Arts in Economics
The B.A. in Honours Economics program is a four-level program that offers the challenge of more advanced work in economics.Learn more
Minor Minor in Economics
Students enrolled in a four- or five-level program in another subject may pursue a minor in economics.Learn more
M.A. Master of Arts in Economics
The Masters of Arts in Economics (MA) is a one-year program that provides a thorough grounding in modern economics, blending both theoretical and empirical methods. Graduates of the program normally pursue one of two career tracks. One track is immediate placement in a position as an economic analyst. Graduates regularly take up positions in a variety of public- and private-sector organizations. A second track is advanced study of economics, usually at the PhD level. Indeed, a fundamental goal of the program is to prepare students for such advanced study of economics. For this reason, the program emphasizes rigorous training in microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, and econometrics, while enabling students to take elective courses in their areas of interest, including fields such as labour economics, health economics, public economics, industrial organization, population economics, monetary economics, international economics, and international finance.Learn more
M.A. Masters in Economic Policy
The Masters of Economic Policy (MAEP) is a one-year program that provides a thorough grounding in modern economics, blending both theoretical and empirical methods.Learn more
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
The PhD program in economics prepares students to become professional, independent economic researchers applying state-of-the-art methods to analyze economic phenomena.Learn more