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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
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


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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Shahar Rotberg (University of Toronto), "Wage Income Expectations and Housing Price Bubbles". 12:10–13:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Burhanettin Kuruscu
Xin Zhao (University of Toronto), "TBA". 13:10–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Colin Stewart
Financial economics: Xin Wang (University of Toronto), "TBA". 14:10–15:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Peter Cziraki   Cancelled
Jen Brown (Kellogg School of Management), "Boarding a Sinking Ship: an Investigation of Job Applications to Distressed Firms". 16:10–17:30, Rotman, room 1010. Organized by Jim Campbell and Junichi Suzuki

Recent Working Papers

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