About us

One of Canada's top economics departments

The dynamic teaching and learning environment of the Simon Fraser University Department of Economics brims with talent, creativity, and global connections. SFU economists develop the tools to think systematically about the world.

The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University is one of the top economics departments in Canada. Our world-class faculty consistently produce high-quality research published in top economics journals. Learn more about our research.

Our undergraduate programs are taught be renowned research professors, and students in our graduate programs are challenged to reach their full academic potential.

Campus location

With stunning views of Vancouver, British Columbia and the surrounding areas, Simon Fraser University sits perched on top of Burnaby Mountain in one of the most desirable metropolitan areas in the world. The University's original campus designed by Arthur Erickson now includes more than three dozen academic buildings, and is flanked by UniverCity, a flourishing sustainable residential community.

Award-winning faculty

The Department boasts an impressive faculty with numberous teaching and research awards. Their research interests are richly diverse, but they share a passion for quality research output and teaching. Our faculty have been recognized for research productivity in the top five economics journals within the last five years. Learn more about our faculty.