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HOW TO TAX THE WEALTHY WITHOUT A 'WEALTH TAX'

In Maclean's, Michael Smart writes that taxing capital gains is the way to boost fairness, productivity and government revenue

ECONOMICS IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE

Contributions from our experts. Updated January 8, 2021 (with Michael Smart). Read more

THE 2020 MORLEY GUNDERSON LECTURE IN LABOUR ECONOMICS & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Couldn't make it to Michael Baker's Morley Gunderson Lecture in Labour Economics & Industrial Relations? It is now available to watch online, with an introduction from department chair Ettore Damiano

DO GOVERNMENT HANDOUTS REALLY HELP?

Shari Eli is the guest on this Financial Post Down to Business podcast, which looks at how to get people the help they need

WELCOME TO THE TOP ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT IN CANADA

Ranking at #1 in Canada, the University of Toronto flies high in the US News list of best global universities

Welcome

Max Gluskin HouseThe Department of Economics at the University of Toronto ranks among the top economics departments internationally. The teaching and research of its 82 faculty members span a wide range of fields and cover theory, applied data analysis, and econometric methodology. Around 15 PhD students, 70 MA students, and 25 MFE students enter our programs each year, and the department has over 1,800 undergraduates, with an additional 800 undergraduates at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus. Collaborative programs with the Rotman School of Management and the Faculty of Law allow students to undertake interdisciplinary studies at the graduate and undergraduate level. Faculty of Law allow students to undertake interdisciplinary studies at the graduate and undergraduate level. Read more

Upcoming Seminars

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Today

Masao Fukui (MIT), "A Theory of Wage Rigidity and Unemployment Fluctuations with On-the-Job Search". 11:10–12:30, Online. Organized by Burhanettin Kuruscu

Friday

Sebastian Ottinger (UCLA), "Immigrants, Industries and Path Dependence". 12:10–13:30, Online. Organized by Gueorgui Kambourov and Serdar Ozkan

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