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This year’s Malim Harding Visitor will be Jesse Shapiro from Brown University. Jesse will spend two days in the Department, Thursday and Friday, October 15-16.... Read more


The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto ranks among the top economics departments internationally. The teaching and research of its 67 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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Baris Kaymak (University of Montreal), "The evolution of wealth inequality over half a century: the role of taxes, transfers and technology" (joint with Markus Poschke). 16:10–17:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Burhanettin Kuruscu and Diego Restuccia


Assaf Patir (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), "Synchronization and Bias in a Simple Macroeconomic Model". 13:10–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Ronald Wolthoff
Graham Beattie (University of Toronto), "Advertising, Media Capture, and Public Opinion: The Case of Climate Change". 15:40–17:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Kory Kroft and Michel Serafinelli

Recent Working Papers

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