Department of Economics

Department of Economics



The Department of Economics at Carleton University is a research-intensive academic unit that offers a Ph.D. program in economics jointly with the University of Ottawa, an M.A. program in economics with an optional concentration in financial economics or an optional collaborative specialization in data science or African studies, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Economics, and a diverse set of undergraduate degree programs including B.A. Honours in Economics or Applied Economics with various optional concentrations, B.A. Honours in Economics with Specialization in Quantitative and Mathematical Economics, B.A. Combined Honours in Economics or Applied Economics and one of numerous other disciplines.



Professor Vivek Dehejia comments on rise of Narendra Modi in India

“Just about everything is massive in India and a national election takes a lot of time. It will be another three weeks before it’s over, but many people believe they already know who will be the new Prime Minister. Narendra Modi is the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party—known as the... More

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News


Professor Chris Worswick comments on youth displacement by temporary foreign workers

“The federal government should put the brakes on the runaway growth of the Temporary Foreign Worker program, imposing yearly caps until a review determines whether its continued expansion is in the national interest, according to a Carleton University economics professor. … “The risk that... More

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News


Ph.D. candidate Anand Acharya comments on New York Camp Econometrics IX experience

Lin Moody, “The Value of Conferences,” News posting at More

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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Data Day

Thursday, April 24 - 9:00 AM


Seminar with Enrique Mendoza of Penn

Friday, April 25 - 2:30 PM

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