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Professor Morley Gunderson receives Tuohy Award
Professor Morley Gunderson has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Carolyn Tuohy Impact on Public Policy Award. This award, which is given annually by the University of Toronto Alumni Association, recognizes Morley's excellence as a teacher and a scholar, his contribution to the... Read more
Professor Rahul Deb wins Polanyi Prize
Rahul Deb, an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at UTM, has won the 2014 Polanyi Prize in Economics. Rahul was recognized for developing a theory that is used to determine whether firms involved in competitive bids for business are genuinely competing, or whether they are... Read more


The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto ranks among the top economics departments internationally. The teaching and research of its 71 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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Xiaodong Zhu (University of Toronto), "Conference on Chinese Economy". 08:30–17:30, Rotman Career Center Lounge, North Building, 2nd floor. Organized by Xiaodong Zhu
Mathieu Marcoux (U of Toronto), "Test of equilibrium uniqueness in discrete games with a flexible information structure". 14:00–15:20, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Ismael Mourifi√©
Adriana Lleras-Muney (UCLA), "The Effects of Economics Conditions on Mortality over the Lifetime" (joint with David Cutler and Wei Huang). 15:40–17:00, Max Gluskin House, room 100. Organized by Gustavo Bobonis, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Laura Turner


Robin Lee (Harvard), "Insurer Competition in Health Care Markets" (joint with Kate Ho). 16:10–17:30, Rotman, south building, room LL1025. Organized by Heski Bar-Isaac

Recent Working Papers

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