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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


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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Jean-William P. Lalibert√© (University of Toronto), "Language Skill Acquisition in Immigrant Social Networks: Evidence from Australia". 13:00–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Loren Brandt and Michel Serafinelli
Kota Saito (California Institute of Technology), "Testable Implications of Models of Intertemporal Choice: Exponential Discounting and Its Generalizations" (joint with Federico Echenique and Taisuke Imai). 16:10–17:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Colin Stewart


Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (University of Toronto), "Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico". 16:30–17:50, Rotman, room 157. Organized by Kunal Dasgupta

Recent Working Papers

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