Welcome to the Department of Economics

All ECON classes and services have moved online through the Summer and Fall 2020 Terms. As of March 17, 2020, due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, all faculty and staff in the Department of Economics will be working remotely and are not available for in-person meetings at Keele Campus.

The Department is fully committed to ensuring our students get the support they need by various electronic methods.

Contacting the Department:  For general inquiries, students can contact the department by email and telephone. You can email lapsecon@yorku.ca or call 416-736-5083 and leave a message. Please include your full name and student number in all emails and telephone messages. 

If you are an ECON major seeking academic advice, please book an Advising Appointment. By booking this advising appointment, you are letting us know that you would like an advisor to connect with you. We will email you prior to the appointment time and  advising appointments will be held virtually by email, phone or Zoom. Please check the email that you have on file with York University as this is the email we will be using to reach out to you.

Faculty/Teaching All classes have moved online for the foreseeable future including the Summer and Fall 2020 Terms. Faculty are available via e-mail and will communicate individually and also collectively via listservs and Moodle.

General Notices

  1. Fall/Winter 2020-2021 FAQs.
  2. Summer Term Important Dates.
  3. Graduation, Convocation, and Summer Term news update.
  4. Apply to graduate in Fall 2020 .
  5. Remote/Online Learning Tips & Strategies.
  6. YorkU's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Site.
  7. This Week @ York provides important announcements collated from the Division of Students.
YorkU's Health, Wellness, Counselling, and Accessibility Services 

1.  Mental Health and Wellness at YorkU.
2.  Student Counselling & Development.
3.  Student Accessibility Services.
4.  Office of Student Community Relations.

Over the last decade, York University has made a sustained commitment to ensure that the department continues to be one of the best in the country – and this commitment continues. We have introduced various new successful programs and added new professors over the period and anticipate further additions. Indeed, the Department is an inclusive, stimulating, rewarding and intellectually exciting place to be.

Our faculty members continue to distinguish themselves in research and research grants achievements. To see a recent ranking of the Department of Economics at York, please follow this link. Browse the areas of interest and selected recent publications of our faculty members. The diversity and quality of our research is evident.

An information session for Economic students considering pursuing a Masters (MA) degree in Economics at York University will be held on Wednesday October 3, 2-3pm, in HNE 034.
For more information on the MA program visit our website at http://economics.gradstudies.yorku.ca/