The Department of Economics at Ryerson University offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs with an emphasis on international economics and finance. The teaching and research of its faculty members cover applied data analysis, economic and financial theory and econometric methodology. Our programs offer small class sizes and give students extensive opportunities for one-to-one interactions between students, professors and program coordinators. Around 5 PhD students, 30 MA students and 120 BA students enter our programs each year.
Dr. Derek Stacey was selected as the “Rookie of the Year” at the 2014 Vienna Macroeconomics Workshop.
Dr. Cathy Ning has a paper titled “Is volatility clustering of asset returns asymmetric?” (with D. Xu and T. Wirjanto), forthcoming in the Journal of Banking and Finance.
Ray Charles "Chuck" Howard a 4th year BA in International Economics and Finance student was awarded the Ryerson Gold Medal for the Faculty of Arts and the Board of Governors Leadership Award and Medal.
Dr. Min Seong Kim has a paper titled “Asymptotic F test in a GMM framework with cross sectional dependence” (with Y. Sun), forthcoming in the Review of Economics and Statistics.
Dr. Halis Yildiz has received the 2014 Dean's Teaching Award.
Dr. Haomiao Yu has received the 2014 Faculty of Arts Teaching and SRC Excellence Award.
Dr. Min Seong Kim has received the 2014 Faculty of Arts New Faculty Teaching Award.