Glendon Campus
York University
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4N 3M6



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Economics

Economics is the study of how people and organizations choose to allocate limited resources across competing areas. You will learn about management, international markets, and labour markets, as well as the fundamentals of economic theory. You will examine questions such as why some countries are rich and others poor, and why rent is so much higher in Toronto than in Sudbury, and whether free trade will make us richer.
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Careers & Alumni

Our program can lead you to a career in business as a commodities broker, financial analyst, investment banker, market research analyst, management consultant, strategic planner, foreign trade analyst, or tax auditor. Economics is also good preparation for law, politics, diplomacy, government, and administration. You will also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in business and economics.

Professors
Professor Xavier de Vanssay is a specialist in public policy, public choice, and international economics. He received his PhD from Simon Fraser University and joined Glendon’s Economics Department in 1990. Since then, he has been a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po (Paris) and other universities. He has published scholarly articles on theoretical and empirical aspects of public policy issues as well as on international economics.
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  Program Highlights

Economics is available as a bilingual or trilingual international Bachelor of Arts.

Listen to high-profile guest speakers, such as demographics expert David Foot at the annual Speakers’ Series, hosted by the Economics Club.

Take one of our courses accredited by the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGAO) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (ICAO).


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Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) Codes
BA: YGB
iBA Bilingual: YGG
iBA Trilingual: YGH (Upper-year entry)