Program Description

The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policymaking and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth.

This exciting course-based program provides students with graduate-level knowledge and skills related to applications of economic theory in policy-making, bridging the gap between theory and practice.

The program is comprised of four distinct parts delivered over 16 consecutive months:

  • six core courses;
  • series of specialized electives;
  • courses in both management and business communications; and,
  • policy project.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Describe, critically appraise, and apply advanced concepts in economics
  • Choose the appropriate models and mathematical techniques to propose solutions to economic problems
  • Formulate and conduct empirical tests of theoretical economic models using standard data
  • Model and analyze the impacts of economic policies on consumers and society

Career Opportunities

Alumni are able to find positions in industry, government, think tanks, and international organizations. There is a dramatic technological change within this industry. This program specifically equip graduates with the skills and knowledge that successfully enable them to be highly competitive in the current labour market.

Intake: September

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Program taught in:
English

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25,000 CAD
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