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Malim Harding lecture in Political Economy
Global Financial Governance after the 2008 Meltdown by Professor Eric Helleiner, University of Waterloo.

Monday November 24, 2014 from 4:10 to 6:00 pm at George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place, Trinity College.

Eric Helleiner is the Faculty of Arts Chair in International... Read more

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.


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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Yosh Halberstam (University of Toronto), "Overtones of Justice: Concealable Characteristics and Perceptions of Voice in the US Supreme Court" (joint with Daniel Chen and Alan Yu). 13:00–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Loren Brandt and Michel Serafinelli
Tomasz Strzalecki (Harvard University), "Stochastic Choice and Optimal Sampling" (joint with Drew Fudenberg and Philipp Strack). 16:10–17:30, Rotman, south building, room LL1025. Organized by Colin Stewart and Ryan Webb

Recent Working Papers

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