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McMaster’s economics program is one of the best in Canada. Current faculty members are leading researchers in all major areas of economics and former economics undergraduates at Mac have gone on to outstanding careers in academics, law, finance, politics and industry.

Vaccine hesitancy is decreasing in Canada, but it’s too soon to celebrate

Lennox Arthur Sweetman and Yan Li of McMaster Economics have been featured in The Conversation.
Jul 29, 2021

Congratulations to Irene Botosaru on Being Named A Canada Research Chair!

“Congratulations to McMaster’s Canada Research Chairs for this important recognition of their ground-breaking and innovative work,” says Karen Mossman, vice-president, research. “The Canada Research Chairs program is vitally important to our research enterprise as it ensures we’re able to recruit and retain world-class scholars and, more broadly, bolsters Canada’s reputation as a global leader of research and innovation.”
Jul 14, 2021

Student E-mail Migration

Please read below for important information regarding student e-mail migration from G-mail to Outlook
Jul 09, 2021

Congratulations to the Economic PhD Job Candidates, Camille Simardone & Karen Ugarte Bravo!

Camille Simardone has been hired as an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. Karen Ugarte Bravo was hired as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.
Jun 29, 2021