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The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto is large and highly ranked, with strengths in all fields of economics. (List faculty or search by field, name; more information about the department.) We offer a wide range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department is located close to the center of the city of Toronto (directions).

The chair of the department, Michael Berkowitz, is currently on leave. The acting chair is Donald N. Dewees.

We are delighted to welcome three new faculty members this year:

  • Gustavo Indart (Development)
  • Gueorgui Kambourov (Macro)
  • Andreas Park (Finance)

Department news

Centre for Economics and Public Affairs

The Department of Economics and the Institute for Policy Analysis are pleased to announce the launch of the Centre for Economics and Public Affairs (CEPA). CEPA's mandate is to conduct and promote economic policy research in the areas of health, education, labour, and taxes. The Centre is located in the Department of Economics. For more information please see

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