|Description:||The Department of Economics at Waterloo is distinguished by its strengths in applied economics and public economic policy. Our research is published in respected peer reviewed journals, and our faculty members consult for international organizations, private corporations, and provincial and federal governments. Our graduate and undergraduate programs cover exciting real-world developments and equip students with contemporary analytic skills. Excellent co-op work opportunities combined with classroom learning are key to our students' outstanding record of success.
In our graduate programs, you will develop a strong understanding of economic theory, essential econometric tools of analysis and the research skills to apply this training to issues relevant within the public and private sectors. We offer training in the areas of public policy, labour economics, macro-economics, monetary economics, econometrics, natural resources, environmental and health economics.