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2019 Jack and Kay Graham Memorial Lecture

Thomas Lemieux, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia

Sep 19, 2019

A regularization approach to the dynamic panel data model estimation

Fri, September 20, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Sep 19, 2019

Important Notice About Winter Term Economics Courses

A portion of the reserved seats for Winter term ECON courses have been released on September 11th. The other portion will be released on December 1st, 2019.

Sep 11, 2019

SSHRC awards Mac Social Sciences researchers over $900,000 in Insight Grants

Eight research projects from McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences have been awarded a total of $903,168 in funding through the federal government’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Development Grants.

Jul 17, 2019

Public education has economic payoff, says report

Jim Stanford, Professor of Economics at McMaster University, offers a review on "The Economics Case for Investing in Education"

Jul 05, 2019

Grad Student Spotlight: Karen Ugarte Bravo

Economics PhD Candidate, Karen Ugarte Bravo recently won the $1500 first prize at the Canadian Research Data Centre Network Policy Challenge.

Jun 20, 2019

Important notice for students regarding Economics 2GG3

Economics (ECON) 2GG3 will no longer be offered after Winter 2020.

Jun 11, 2019

Raptors run a golden opportunity for long-term economic boost

Assistant Professor Hannah Holmes weighs in on how the Raptors' NBA Finals run could contribute to local economies.

Jun 07, 2019

Martin Browning named Fellow of the Canadian Economics Association

Martin Browning was awarded the prestigious title of Fellow of the Canadian Economics Association on June 1, 2019.

Jun 06, 2019

Economics administrator takes home President's Award

Pat Fraser, Administrator of the Economics Department, who recently retired after a 38 year career at McMaster was honoured this week with a President’s Award for Outstanding Service!

May 29, 2019

AWSOME Conference Vol. 3

The Department of Economics hosted the 3rd Annual Workshop of Southern Ontario Macro Economists (AWSOME Vol. 3) on Friday, April 26th.

Apr 30, 2019

Secure lab PEDAL is changing its name to SEAL

The Public Economics Data Analysis Laboratory (PEDAL) is changing its name to the Secure Empirical Analysis Lab (SEAL).

Apr 24, 2019

Grad Student Spotlight: Nadine Chami

Economics PhD student Nadine Chami, is currently completing an internship at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut, Lebanon.

Apr 09, 2019

Social Sciences students recognized with 100 individual awards and scholarships

On behalf of the Faculty of Social Sciences, we wish to extend our warmest congratulations to all of the recipients in our Faculty of Social Sciences academic awards. You, your family and friends should be proud of your accomplishments.

Apr 04, 2019

McMaster Economics professor participates in Cities in Action climate change summit

Atif Kubursi, Economics professor emeritus and a member of the McMaster Centre for Climate Change took part in a panel discussion at the youth conference for the Cities in Action: Bay Area Climate Change Summit 2019.

Mar 29, 2019

Xue Bai (Brock University) | Learning from Processing Trade: Firm Evidence from China

Wednesday, March 27th, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., KTH-334

Mar 25, 2019

Level 2 Orientation and Degree Planning Event

The Department of Economics will host our annual level two orientation/degree planning event next Wednesday, March 27th.

Mar 22, 2019

Local observers say federal budget doesn't go after voters in a big way

Economics professor Michael Veall provided his analysis to The Hamilton Spectator on yesterday's federal budget reveal.

Mar 20, 2019

Econ Talks 2019

The Econ Society is hosting their annual networking event this Thursday.

Mar 18, 2019