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Recent rankings of Economics Departments

Two 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 (2006–2010)
Rank University, country University, country
1 Harvard U., USA Harvard U., USA
2 U. of Chicago, USA U. of Chicago, USA
3 MIT, USA NYU, USA
4 Northwestern U., USA U. of California, Berkeley, USA
5 U. of Pennsylvania, USA Columbia U., USA
6 Yale U., USA Stanford U., USA
7 Princeton U., USA MIT, USA
8 Stanford U., USA Yale U., USA
9 U. of California, Berkeley, USA Northwestern U., USA
10 NYU, USA U. of Pennsylvania, USA
11 Columbia U., USA LSE, UK
12 U. of California, San Diego, USA U. of Michigan, USA
13 U. of Michigan, USA UCLA, USA
14 UCLA, USA Princeton U., USA
15 Cornell U., USA Duke, USA
16 U. of Texas, Austin, USA U. of Toronto, Canada
17 U. of Rochester, USA Oxford U., UK
18 Tilburg U., Netherlands U. of Maryland, USA
19 U. of Wisconsin, USA Cornell U., USA
20 LSE, UK U. of British Columbia, Canada
21 U. of Minnesota, USA U. of California, San Diego, USA
22 Boston U., USA (tie) U. of Illinois, USA
23 U. of Toronto, Canada (tie) University College London, UK
24 U. of Montreal, Canada Tilburg U., Netherlands
25 Brown U., USA U. of Wisconsin, USA

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 publications in 68 leading journals, 2006–2010. Source: The Tilburg University top 100 worldwide economics schools research ranking based on research contribution 2006–2010.