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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.


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.


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.

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.

Updated Economics Reserved Seating Release Dates

Reserved seats in Economics courses will be released on July 31st and August 15th for Fall courses, and September 11th and December 1st for Winter courses.
Jul 23, 2020

Congratulations Economics I First Year Award Winners!

This years' winners for the Economics I First Year award are Sarthak Behal and Hung Phan for the Microeconomics award, and Sarthak Behal and Roman Gorev for the Macroeconomics award.
Jun 23, 2020

A Video Message to our Graduates: Congratulations!

On behalf of all the faculty and staff in the McMaster Department of Economics, congratulations on your achievement.
Jun 12, 2020

Recipients of the Faculty of Social Sciences COVID-19 Catalyst Grant announced

Congratulations to the six recipients of the COVID-19 Catalyst Grant.
Jun 07, 2020

New publication in American Economic Review: Insights co-authored by Adam Lavecchia, assistant professor of Economics

The paper by Adam M. Lavecchia, Philip Oreopoulos, and Robert S. Brown titled; Long-Run Effects from Comprehensive Student Support: Evidence from Pathways to Education, will appear in the June issue of American Economic Review: Insights.
May 29, 2020

Adam Lavecchia awarded this year's Faculty of Social Sciences Early Career Researcher Award

Dr. Adam Lavecchia has been awarded the 2020 Faculty of Social Sciences Early Career Researcher Award
May 29, 2020