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Graduate Programs

The strength of our programs is the quality of our faculty and of our research facilities. We have a strong research focus, winning awards and honours on the quality and impact of our research. Our teaching excellence has been recognized through teaching awards for high-quality classroom teaching and excellence in thesis supervision.

Undergraduate Programs

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.


The Department includes faculty experts in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, experimental, health, international, labour, monetary, population, and public economics. Much of their research is applied to policy issues and utilizes advanced quantitative techniques.


We are proud of our many alumni from both our undergraduate and graduate programs. Economics alumni are a highly successful group of individuals working in a variety of different industries throughout the world.

Economics Professor takes home President's Award

Arthur Sweetman, a professor in our Economics Department, has been awarded with the President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision
Nov 18, 2019

Muhammad Maaz awarded Best Student Presentation at ACEA Conference

Muhammad Maaz's presentation, titled "Analysis of Occupancy Rates in Hospitals: Results from a Cost Minimization Model”, was selected as the Best Student Presentation delivered at the ACEA Conference
Nov 13, 2019

Shakeeb Khan (Boston College) | Weekly Seminar Series

Friday, October 4th, 3:00-4:30, KTH-334
Oct 01, 2019