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Graduate Teaching Award
Congratulations to Eduardo Souza Rodrigues who received the Department of Economics Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching. This award has been established to recognize outstanding contributions in teaching by faculty members.
Teaching Assistant Award
The Department of Economics Award for Excellence in Teaching by Teaching Assistants was established to recognize outstanding contributions by teaching assistants. Congratulations to this year's recipients, Jessie Lamontagne, Christine Tewfik, Young Wu, and Shiny Zhang.
2014 Allan Nevins Prize
Congratulations to Josh Lewis who was awarded the 2014 Allan Nevins Prize for his 2013 PhD dissertation earned in the Department of Economics. The Nevins Prize in American Economic History is awarded annually by the Economic History Association for the best dissertation in U.S. or Canadian... Read more


The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto ranks among the top economics departments internationally. The teaching and research of its 68 faculty members span a wide range of fields and cover theory, applied data analysis, and econometric methodology. Around 15 PhD students, 60 MA students, and 20 MFE students enter our programs each year, and the department has over 1,800 undergraduates, with an additional 800 undergraduates at the Mississauga campus. Collaborative programs with the Rotman School of Management, the Faculty of Law, the Centre for the Environment, and Dynamics of Global Change allow students to undertake interdisciplinary studies at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Upcoming Seminars

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Michael Brolley (University of Toronto), "Should Dark Pools Improve Upon Visible Quotes? The Impact of Trade-at Rules". 16:10–17:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Peter Cziraki
German Pupato (Ryerson University), "Performance Pay, Trade and Inequality". 16:30–17:50, Rotman, room 157. Organized by Kunal Dasgupta


Jose-Victor Rios-Rull (University of Minnesota), "Financial Frictions, Asset Prices, and the Great Recession" (joint with Zhen Huo). 16:10–17:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Gueorgui Kambourov and Diego Restuccia

Recent Working Papers

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