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Economics

Apply economic theory and communication skills to understand the real world.

Overview

Collect and analyze data, research trends, and evaluate economic issues.

The program in Economics gives students a good understanding of economic theories and the analysis of economic problems and policies.

Topics covered include Canadian economic policies and affordable housing, unemployment, inflation, and inequality; the economics of natural resource development and the economy of Northern Ontario; environmental policies and the cost-benefit analysis of economic activities; monetary policy and the role and responsibilities of the Bank of Canada; and money, financial markets, and international trade.

Students are trained in quantitative data analysis, strategic thinking, and decision-making.

Key Features

A map of planet Earth, inferencing the varying differences of economies in Canada and Northern Ontario.
Learn from great professors with a wide range of research interests including macroeconomics, labour economics, financial economics, international and comparative economics, alternative economic theories, resource economics, and the economies of Canada and northern Ontario.
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Join the Economics Student Association, that organizes social and networking events for students such as lunches, movie evenings, and economics student conferences.
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Understand economic policies involved in Northern Ontario and its largest industries

Career Opportunities

Accounting manager, management consultant, assessment officer, logistics officer, insurance broker, underwriter, investment broker, credit analyst, housing analyst, mine superintendent abroad, personnel manager, company president, publisher, real estate agent, business, civil service, education, financial services, graduate studies.

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