Economics

Apply economic theory and communications skills to problem-solve some of today’s issues.

Overview

Collect and analyze data, research trends, and evaluate economic issues.

The program in Economics gives students a good understanding of economic theories and the analysis of economic problems and policies.

Topics covered include Canadian economic policies and the problems of unaffordable housing, unemployment, inflation and social inequality; the economics of natural resource development and the economy of Northern Ontario; environmental policies and the cost-benefit analysis of economic activities; monetary policy and the role and responsibilities of the Bank of Canada; and money, financial markets and international trade.

Students are trained in quantitative data analysis, strategic thinking and decision-making. Tutorial assistance is available on a weekly basis. The Economics Student Association is active in organizing social and networking events for students.

Key Features

Learn from great professors with a wide range of research interests including macroeconomics, labour economics, financial economics, international and comparative economics, alternative economic theories, resource economics, and the economies of Canada and northern Ontario.
Join the Economics Student Association, that organizes social and networking events for students such as lunches, movie evenings, and economics student conferences.

Career Opportunities

Accounting manager, management consultant, assessment officer, logistics officer, insurance broker, underwriter, investment broker, credit analyst, housing analyst, mine superintendent abroad, personnel manager, company president, publisher, real estate agent, business, civil service, education, financial services, graduate studies.

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