Welcome to the Department of Economics!

Undergraduate Studies

Our department offers the only undergraduate degree in Canada to be recognized as its own degree, Bachelor of Economics (B.Econ.).  Students can choose one or a combination of two of the following concentrations:

  • Computational Analysis and Economic Data Science
  • Financial Economics
  • Development, International Political Economy, and Natural Resources, Environment and Economy
  • Economic Theory and Mathematics, and Quantitative Economics

Hear about the B.ECON program from Professor Hashmat Khan, former Chair of the Department of Economics:

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Graduate Studies

The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma is eight months of intensive training in economic theory, econometric methods, and applied economics.

An exceptional M.A. program that can be completed in one year, with the possibility of an Internship Placement and an optional concentration in financial economics or collaborative specialization in data science, climate, or African studies.

A superb and innovative Ph.D. program where graduate students can benefit from the partnership with the University of Ottawa through the Ottawa-Carleton Graduate School of Economics (OCGSE), which offers access to more than 50 economists who teach and supervise graduate students across both universities.

A new and unique Graduate Diploma (GDip) in Economic Policy that offers courses and experiential learning on a variety of topics including new and emerging policy insights and frameworks relevant for evidenced-based economic policy design.