The Department of Economics at McMaster University strives for excellence in research and teaching. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that provide training in economic theory and quantitative methods. Students acquire analytical and decision-making skills applicable to a wide range of career opportunities.
The department is strongly focused on research and includes several research chairs and award winners. We are connected to multiple research centres and labs, giving students access to world-leading research.
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The specialist option has been the most beneficial aspect of my program. I believe that the additional training in econometric theory has helped me progress along the career path I want to pursue and given me an advantage in the job market.