The doctoral program is offered jointly by the Departments of Economics at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. It stresses the application of economic theory to the analysis of Canadian economic policy and economic development. Eight areas of specialization are available: econometrics, economic development, economics of the environment, industrial organization, international economics, labour economics, monetary economics and public economics.

Capital Advantage

Ottawa is home to government departments, foreign embassies and country-wide associations, as well as research institutes and non-governmental organizations involved in public policy and international issues. You will also benefit from the wealth of research facilities and libraries that are located in Canada’s capital. Our graduates often accept senior positions with these organizations.

Fields of Specialization

  • Econometrics
  • Economic Development
  • Economics of the Environment
  • Industrial Organization
  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Public Economics

Program Information

Length: 5 years

Entry Terms:

Fall Application Deadline: February 1

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Contact: Graduate Supervisor –

Experiential Learning: Internships

Pathway Options: Thesis

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