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Apply economic theory and communication skills to understand the real world.


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 affordable housing, unemployment, inflation, and inequality; business decision-making; 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.

Key Features

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Learn from great professors with a wide range of research interests including macroeconomics, labour economics, financial economics, international and comparative economics, alternative economic theories, and the economies of Canada and northern Ontario.
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The major in economics can be combined with the Bachelor of Business Administration or another program.
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Take advantage of undergraduate teaching assistant opportunities.

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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