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IS UBER EATING UP TRANSIT USERS?
Uber pickup sign
"Is Uber the Enemy or Ally of Public Transit?" In its analysis, CityLab considers Jonathan Hall's latest work

FROM ECONOMIC THEORY TO REAL OPPORTUNITY
Ismael Mourifié, photo by Diana Tyszko
Rising young scholar Ismael Mourifié hopes to turn economic theory into real job equality for women and others not getting a fair opportunity to reach their full potential

A NEW SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS
Ettore Damiano
A brief roundup of new faces around the department and a photo gallery of the fall welcome party Read more

CAN ‘NUDGES’ MAKE STUDENTS STUDY MORE? MAYBE SOMEDAY
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Recent work by Philip Oreopoulos - which included the participation of U of T first-year economics instructors - is covered by Inside Higher Ed

ECONOMICS IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE

Contributions from our experts. Updated October 9, 2018 (with Joshua Gans). Read more

AND THE PRESIDENT'S TEACHING AWARD GOES TO...
Jennifer Murdock
The highest honour for teaching at U of T goes to our own Jennifer Murdock, recognizing her contribution to teaching innovation and excellence Read more

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 75 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 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 levels. Read more

For your calendar

Morley Gunderson Lecture 2018 poster


Upcoming Seminars

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Today

Stephen Ayerst (University of Toronto), "The Adoption and Diffusion of New Technologies (Job Market Paper)". 12:10–13:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Diego Restuccia
Ricard Gil (Queens University), "The Value of Relational Contracts in Outsourcing: Evidence from the 2008 shock to the US Airline Industry*" (joint with Myongjin Kim, Giorgio Zanarone). 16:10–17:30, Rotman, room 157. Organized by Karen Bernhardt-Walther, Yao Luo, and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues

Tuesday

Julian Dyer (University of Toronto), "Pumps, Prosperity and Household Power". 13:10–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Aloysius Siow

Recent Working Papers

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