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Submitted by Erin Booker on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 4:50pm

Industrial organization and regulatory economics

Courses

  • ECON 471 — Industrial Organization
  • ECON 477 — Regulatory Economics
  • ECON 571 — Competition Policy

Opportunities

Money, banking and finance

Courses

  • ECON 341 — Money and Banking
  • ECON 355 — Canadian Public Finance
  • ECON 443 — The Economics of Financial Markets
  • ECON 541 — Monetary Theory

Opportunities

  • Develop expertise in money, banking and finance
  • Become eligible to join the Department of Economics' team for the Bank of Canada's Governor's Challenge

Business economics and decision making

Courses

  • ECON 311 — Computer Applications in Economics
  • ECON 411 — Computational and Data Methods in Economics
  • ECON 453 — Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • ECON 457 — The Economics of Business Fundamentals
  • ECON 491 — Managerial and Decision Economics
  • ECON 599.88 — Applied Econometrics Data

Opportunity

  • Develop expertise in business economics and decision making
  • Gain marketable skills in modelling and forecasting
  • Learn material until recently restricted to students in the Haskayne School of Business

Public economics

Courses

  • ECON 355 — Canadian Public Finance
  • ECON 401 — Public Sector Economics: Expenditures
  • ECON 403 — Public Sector Economics: Taxation
  • ECON 405 — Political Economy of Public Policy
  • ECON 431 — Labour Economics
  • ECON 453 — Cost-Benefit Analysis

Opportunities

  • Develop expertise in public economics

Natural resources & environmental economics

Courses

  • ECON 377 — Economics and the Environment
  • ECON 475 — Economics of Natural Resources
  • ECON 487 — Environmental Economics

Opportunities

  • Develop expertise in the economics of the environment and natural resources

Behavioural and experimental economics

Courses

  • ECON 373 — Game Theory and Strategic Thinking
  • ECON 479 — Experimental Economics
  • ECON 481 — Behavioural Economics

Opportunities

  • Develop expertise in the field of behavioural economics

* Honours capstone courses

Courses

  • ECON 387 — Introduction to Mathematical Economics I
  • ECON 389 — Introduction to Mathematical Economics II
  • ECON 495 — Intermediate Econometrics
  • ECON 497 — Advanced Econometrics
  • ECON 557 — Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 559 — Advanced Macroeconomics

Opportunities

  • Deepen your data fluency skills and theoretical knowledge
  • Shadow the honours program to strength your application and gain a competitive advantage for graduate school

 

Remember — 

You don't need to be in the honours program to take these courses — just be sure to have completed ECON 301 (and preferably ECON 357) and MATH 211 before taking ECON 389.

Students typically take ECON 387 and 389 in their third year, and the four remaining capstone courses in their fourth year.

* Concentration in Applied Energy Economics capstone courses

Courses

  • ECON 427 — Energy Economics and Policy
  • ECON 493 — Empirical Energy Economics

Opportunities

  • Gain real-world skills and knowledge that will make you stand out in energy-orientated job interviews
  • Deepen your knowledge of energy economics without pursuing the full concentration

 

Remember — 

You don't need to be in the concentration to take these courses — just be sure to have completed ECON 357 and 395.

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