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"Start with the idea that you can't repeal the laws of economics. Even if they are inconvenient."  
- Lawrence Summers

Welcome to Trent University Economics


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Here you will find information on courses and faculty. Use the links to the left to navigate the pages, and if you can't find an answer to a question you have, contact the economics department by email at economics@trentu.ca, by phone at 705.748.1011 extension 7531, or if you're in the area feel free to drop in. The office is located in Peter Gzowski College room 346 on the Symons campus.

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Job Opportunities

For Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA's):

Graduate students who have been allocated GTAs are invited to indicate their interest in work assignments for the following Economics courses for which GTAs will be required.

  • ECON 1010H     Introductory Microeconomics   (FA and WI)               (1 position) (Peterborough)
  • ECON 1020H     Introductory Macroeconomics (FA and WI)                (1 position) (Peterborough)
  • ECON 2250H     Introduction to Mathematics for Economics and Statistics (FA) (2 positions) (Peterborough/Durham)

Duties for the above courses include: attend lectures. 2 hours per week of drop in tutorials where students seek help with assignments. Provide marking assistance and exam invigilation assistance. Be available for student consultation by email: 1 hour per week.

  • ECON 3200H     Econometrics (FA) (1 position) (Peterborough)

Duties for the above courses include: attend lectures. Provide marking assistance and exam invigilation. Be available for student consultation by email: 2 hours per week. Some research assistance if qualified.

  • ECON 4041H     Research Methods in Economics (WI) (1 position) (Peterborough)

Duties for the above courses include: attend lectures. 2 hours per week of drop in tutorials where students seek help with assignments. Provide marking assistance and exam invigilation assistance. Be available for student consultation by email: 1 hour per week. Qualifications: familiarity with Stata.

Statements of interest indicating applicants’ preferred work assignment should be sent by August 1, 2017 via email to Byron Lew, Chair, Department of Economics, email: blew@trentu.ca

Undergraduate Student Marking Jobs

Trent Economics invites interested Economics students to apply for positions as student markers, and as tutors for first-year economics.

Tutors for first-year economics courses will be available 2 hours per week to meet with students in first-year economics courses and provide them with help. Interested students should submit their name and email address to: economics@trentu.ca