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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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Aloysius Siow (University of Toronto), "Cohabitation versus marriage: Marriage matching with peer effects". 13:00–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Loren Brandt and Michel Serafinelli


David Weinstein (Columbia University), "What is ‘firm heterogeneity’ in trade models? The role of quality, scope, markups, and cost" (joint with Colin Hottman, Stephen Redding). 16:30–17:50, Rotman, room 157. Organized by Kunal Dasgupta

Recent Working Papers

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