Department of Economics

Department of Economics



The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Public Affairs at Carleton University is a research-intensive academic unit that houses the Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics (CMFE) and offers a Ph.D. program in economics jointly with its counterpart at the University of Ottawa, an M.A. program in economics with an optional concentration in financial economics or an optional collaborative specialization in data science or African studies, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Economics, and a diverse set of undergraduate degree programs including B.A. Honours in Economics or Applied Economics with various optional concentrations, B.A. Honours in Economics with Specialization in Quantitative and Mathematical Economics, B.A. Combined Honours in Economics or Applied Economics and one of numerous other disciplines, and B.G.In.S. Honours with Specialization in International Economic Policy or Global Development.



How to Get (and Keep!) a Job with an Economics Degree

A keen and attentive group of undergraduate and graduate economics students, together with a select coterie of faculty, gathered in the Tory Building on the evening of November 13 to enjoy the second of this year’s major joint events organized by the Carleton Undergraduate Economics Society... More

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News


Adjunct Research Professor Åke Blomqvist on politics of health care

Åke Blomqvist, “Politics and health care: who’s in charge?” The Hill Times online at More

Monday, November 17th, 2014 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News


Adjunct Research Professor Scott Clark comments on prospective effects of recent tax cuts

“Scott Clark, an adjunct professor at Carleton University and former deputy minister in the Department of Finance, figures the federal government probably had a surplus in the current 2014–15 fiscal year, but that the multibillion-dollar family tax breaks may now contribute to a small deficit... More

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 in Economics News Feed for all posts filed under Economics News

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“Author Meets Readers” with Dane Rowlands

Thursday, November 27 - 5:30 PM


Seminar with David Rapson of U.C. Davis

Friday, December 05 - 2:30 PM


Thesis defence of Muhammad Ariffin

Monday, December 08 - 4:00 PM


Economics Careers Evening

Thursday, January 29 - 6:00 PM

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