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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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Burkhard Schipper (University of California, Davis), "Self-Confirming Games: Unawareness, Discovery, and Equilibrium". 11:10–12:30, Rotman, south building, room 1065. Organized by Byung Soo Lee
Linda Wang (University of Toronto), "The Effects of Parental Leave Policies on Educational Attainment of Potential Parents". 13:10–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Natalie Bau and Aloysius Siow


Serdar Kabaca (Bank of Canada), "Quantitative Easing in a Small Open Economy: An International Portfolio Balancing Approach". 12:10–13:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Serdar Ozkan
Horacio Larreguy (Harvard - Government), "A Market Equilibrium Approach to Reduce the Incidence of Vote-Buying: Evidence from Uganda" (joint with Chris Blattman, Ben Marx, and Otis Reid). 13:10–14:00, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Yosh Halberstam
Thierry Mayer (Sciences Po), "From Micro to Macro: Demand, Supply, and Heterogeneity in the Trade Elasticity". 16:10–17:30, Rotman, room 157. Organized by Kunal Dasgupta, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, and Michel Serafinelli
Jawad Addoum (Cornell University), "Hidden in Plain Sight: Equity Price Discovery with Informed Private Debt" (joint with Justin Murfin). 16:10–17:30, Max Gluskin House, room 106. Organized by Peter Cziraki

Recent Working Papers

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