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Bradley Ruffle, economics professor, asks; will we say goodbye to the handshake?

In USA Today, economics professor Bradley Ruffle and opinion columnist Candace Smith explore the future of the handshake in a post-COVID-19 world.
May 04, 2020

Dr. Atif Kubursi, Professor Emeritus of Economics, explains the oil crash

How are negative oil prices possible? Atif Kubursi, Professor Emeritus, explains the oil crash in The Conversation.
Apr 22, 2020

Bradley Ruffle, economics professor, shares his thoughts on post-COVID-19 consumption

McMaster Economics Professor Bradley Ruffle, Ph.D. talks post-COVID-19 consumer consumption in the Hamilton Spectator.
Apr 14, 2020

Planning your Economics Degree

Undergraduate Economics Chair Dr. Bridget O'Shaughnessy discusses planning your Economics degree
Apr 10, 2020

We're here to answer your questions!

Office staff are available remotely to answer your questions.
Mar 17, 2020

A message from Dean Hurley to the Faculty of Social Sciences

"You have shown immense diligence in your response to COVID-19 thus far. Thank you for working hard to create the supports needed for the next few weeks. I ask for your continued patience as we strive to adapt to this continuously evolving situation."
Mar 15, 2020

Watch Atif Kubursi, emeritus professor of Economics, on TVO's The Agenda this week

Emeritus professor of economics Atif Kubursi appeared on TVO's The Agenda this week.
Mar 03, 2020

Bruno Salcedo (Western University) Dog-Whistle Politics

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Jan 31, 2020

Post-Secondary Graduates – How Much Do They Make?

The Education Policy Research Initiative (EPRI) has released a major new report on the early earnings of recent post-secondary education graduates
Jan 20, 2020

Marcin Peski (University of Toronto) Bargaining Under Incomplete Information

Wednesday, January 22, 12:30-1:30 pm, KTH 334
Jan 20, 2020

Moyosoreoluwa Sogaolu, PhD student, gets her research published

Moyosoreoluwa is the co-author of a report that has been published by C.D. Howe Institute
Jan 13, 2020

McMaster University Holiday Closure - Important Notice for Graduate Applicants

Please note that Mosaic technical assistance will be unavailable from December 24th, 2019 to January 3rd, 2020
Dec 19, 2019

Johannes Hoelzemann (University of Toronto) Bandits in the Lab

Friday, November 29, 3:00 - 4.30 pm, KTH 334
Nov 25, 2019

Rumen Kostadinov, Assistant Professor, gets his first paper published

Rumen's paper, "Learning In Relational Contracts" has been accepted for publication by the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
Nov 20, 2019

Economics Professor takes home President's Award

Arthur Sweetman, a professor in our Economics Department, has been awarded with the President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision
Nov 18, 2019