Department of Economics

Department of Economics

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Welcome to Economics

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Public Affairs at Carleton University is a research-intensive academic unit that houses the Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics (CMFE) and offers a Ph.D. program in economics jointly with its counterpart at 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, and B.G.In.S. Honours with Specialization in International Economic Policy or Global Development.

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Professor Vivek Dehejia cited on asset-price bubbles

“Vivek Dehejia, a Carleton University economics professor, observed last week that the easiest way to make money in recent years has been to ride any number of asset-price bubbles: Why take a risk on selling stuff in foreign markets when a safer profit can be earned by purchasing real estate,... More

Monday, July 27th, 2015 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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Professor Frances Woolley on sharing economy

Frances Woolley, “Does ‘sharing’ mean caring?” The Globe and Mail, p. A12 and online at www.theglobeandmail.com... More

Friday, July 24th, 2015 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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Adjunct Research Professor Scott Clark comments on fiscal consequences of larger child benefits

“Scott Clark, an adjunct professor at Carleton University and former deputy minister in the Department of Finance, said the slumping economy, combined with expensive promises such as the larger child benefits, almost certainly means the Conservatives can’t keep their promise to balance the... More

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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Professor Vivek Dehejia attends Santa Colomba Conference

On July 10 through 12, Professor Vivek Dehejia was an invited member of the Santa Colomba Conference, a small, high-level, by-invitation-only event that Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell has held periodically at his villa Palazzo Mundell near Siena, Italy periodically since 1971. This year’s theme... More

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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Professor Frances Woolley on G.S.T. exemptions

Frances Woolley, “Taxes, tampons and Canada’s fiscal future,” The Globe and Mail, p. A11 and online at www.theglobeandmail.com... More

Monday, June 29th, 2015 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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