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Recent rankings of Economics Departments

Three recent rankings of economics departments by publications place the Department of Economics of the University of Toronto in the top 25 departments worldwide (and 1st in Canada).

  Ranking 1 (1995–1999) Ranking 2 (2008–2012)
Rank University, country University, country
1 Harvard U., USA Harvard U., USA
2 U. of Chicago, USA U. of Chicago, USA
3 MIT, USA Stanford U., USA
4 Northwestern U., USA MIT, USA
5 U. of Pennsylvania, USA U. of California, Berkeley, USA
6 Yale U., USA Columbia U., USA
7 Princeton U., USA Northwestern U., USA
8 Stanford U., USA NYU, USA
9 U. of California, Berkeley, USA Yale U., USA
10 NYU, USA U. of Pennsylvania, USA
11 Columbia U., USA LSE, UK
12 U. of California, San Diego, USA Princeton U., USA
13 U. of Michigan, USA Oxford U., UK
14 UCLA, USA U. of Michigan, USA
15 Cornell U., USA UCLA, USA
16 U. of Texas, Austin, USA Duke, USA
17 U. of Rochester, USA U. of Toronto, Canada
18 Tilburg U., Netherlands U. of California, San Diego, USA
19 U. of Wisconsin, USA Tilburg U., Netherlands
20 LSE, UK University College London, UK
21 U. of Minnesota, USA Cornell U., USA
22 Boston U., USA U. of Maryland, USA
23 U. of Toronto, Canada (tie) U. of Amsterdam, Netherlands
(tie) U. of Bonn, Germany
24 U. of Montreal, Canada  
25 Brown U., USA U. of Warwick, UK

Ranking 1: Based on publications 1995–1999. Source: Table 3 of Pantelis Kalaitzidakis, Theofanis P. Mamuneas, and Thanasis Stengos (2003), "Rankings of academic journals and institutions in economics", Journal of the European Economic Association, 1: 1346-1366.

Ranking 2: Based on 179 publications in 31 leading journals, 2008–2012. Source: The Tilburg University top 100 worldwide economics schools research ranking based on research contribution 2008–2012.