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News

Number of highest-earning Canadians paying no income tax is growing
How wealthy Canadians find ways to pay fewer taxes - the CBC Investigates team reports, including input from the department's Professor Michael Smart. Read more
Department alumnus is taking the UK by storm
"Hi, I'm Eric Monkman and I'm from Oakville, Canada." With these words, the singular phenomenon of Monkmania was born... Read more
Professor Dwayne Benjamin on Ontario's minimum income guarantee
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Welcome

The 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 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 and the Faculty of Law allow students to undertake interdisciplinary studies at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Upcoming Seminars

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Friday

Visiliki Skreta (University of College London), "Incentive-driven Inattention". 12:30–13:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Xianwen Shi

Recent Working Papers

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