Department of Economics salutes, Katherine Cuff, the Canada Research Chair in Public Economic Theory this International Women's Day. She is a part of a group of twenty-two McMaster women who currently hold Canada Research Chairs.
Mar 08, 2017
The Department of Economics presents Charles Manski, Board of Trustees Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University, who will give a public lecture on Communicating Uncertainty in Policy Analysis.
Feb 24, 2017
The Globe and Mail recently quoted a study done by Associate Professor in Economics Greig Mordue (ArcelorMittal Dofasco Chair in Advanced Manufacturing Policy) and Kelly White of the Automotive Policy Research Centre on the impact of Ontario's electricity pricing and policies on the auto industry.
Feb 13, 2017
Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (or junior Associate Professor level in exceptional circumstances), commencing July 1, 2017, in the Department of Economics at McMaster University. The Department seeks candidates whose research is in macroeconomics but is prepared to consider exceptional candidates in another field of economics.
Feb 10, 2017
Pau Pujolas, Canadian trade expert and Associate Professor of Economics was recently quoted in a CBC news article discussing President Trumps threats threats to pull out of NAFTA.
Jan 24, 2017
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
Hons.B.A. Honours Bachelors of Arts in Economics
The BA in Honours Economics program is a four-level program that offers the challenge of more advanced work in economics.Learn more
Hons.B.A. Honours Economics: Specialist Option
Honours BA Specialist Option stream provides the same, solid grounding in Economics as the Honours BA stream, with a minimal but highly specific differentiation. The Specialist Option requires an additional econometrics course that is necessary preparation for econometrics courses to be taken in MA in Economics programs.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 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
B.A. Bachelor of Arts in Economics
The BA in Economics program is a 3-year 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
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
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Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
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