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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.

Alumni

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.

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.

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.

Careers in Economics Panel

Join us on Zoom for an Economics Career panel discussion on Thursday, October 22 from 5pm - 6pm
Oct 19, 2020

The Department of Social Sciences Presents: 2020 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor

Rachel Griffith (Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies. Department of Economics, University of Manchester) on "Inequalities and Wage Progression in Low-skilled Jobs"
Sep 16, 2020

2020 SSHRC Insight Development Grants announced

This year, the Faculty of Social Sciences had a 67 per cent success rate in the SSHRC Insight Development Grants for early-stage research projects. This rate far exceeds the national success rate and speaks to the high quality of innovative research happening in the Faculty.
Aug 25, 2020