Master in Economics

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The Department of Economics offers degree programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy. The ultimate goal of the graduate programs in Economics is to further the student’s capacity for economic analysis through rigorous instruction in theory, econometrics, and a wide variety of fields. Graduates of the programs have obtained desirable university positions, responsible employment in the public sector, and in private industry. Because of the size and diversity of the department’s faculty, students can readily specialize in almost any area of interest in economics.

Students may also be interested in a combined degree program:

  • Law, Juris Doctor / Economics, Master of Arts or
  • Law, Juris Doctor / Economics, Doctor of Philosophy​

The degree program, Financial Economics (MFE), is jointly offered by the Department of Economics and the Rotman School of Management.

Last updated Aug 2020

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Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. We are proud to be one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, driven to invent and innovate. Our students have the opportunity to learn from and work with preeminent thought leaders through our multidisciplinary network of teaching and research faculty, alumni and partners. The ideas, innovations and actions of more than 560,000 graduates continue to have a positive impact on the world. Read less