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. Halis Yildiz has a paper titled “On the Different Geographic Characteristics of Free Trade Agreements and Customs Unions” (with James Lake), forthcoming in Journal of International Economics.
Dr. Amy Peng has received the 2016 Dean's Teaching Award.
Dr. Claustre Bajona has received the 2016 Faculty of Arts Excellence in Teaching First-Year Classes Award.
Dr. Derek Stacey has a paper titled “Commitment and Costly Signalling in Decentralized Markets”, forthcoming in the International Economic Review.
Dr. Jeanne Tschopp has a paper titled “Wage Formation: Towards Isolating Search and Bargaining Effects from the Marginal Product”, forthcoming in the Economic Journal.
Dr. Haomiao Yu has a paper titled “On the Equivalence of Large Individualized and Distributionalized Games” (with M. Ali Khan, Kali P. Rath and Yongchao Zhang) forthcoming in Theoretical Economics, and another titled "On the Nash Equilibrium Correspondence of a Large Game with Traits: A Complete Characterization" (with Lei Qiao and Zhixiang Zhang) forthcoming in Games and Economic Behavior.