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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.

Now Hiring! Associate Professor, Economics

Spencer Family Professorship in Economics
Mar 03, 2021

BC Basic Income Panel: Final Report - Collaborations from McMaster

McMaster's Katherine Cuff & Arthur Sweetman author and co-author some of the many underlying reports for the BC Basic Income Panel's Final Report Recommendations.
Feb 25, 2021

Econ Clinic: Office Hours

Additional Support for the following courses will be offered through the Econ Clinic: ECON 1B03, ECON 1BB3, ECON 2Z03, ECON 2ZZ3, ECON 2H03, and ECON 2HH3
Feb 16, 2021

Valedictorian Nominations Open!

Open now until February 19, 2021 at 4:30pm
Feb 08, 2021