Economics is in everything we do. From discussing the current state of the economy to estimating the costs and benefits of government programs and business management decisions, economics is a part of our every-day conversations, decisions and jobs. Economics is a social science that cuts to the core of decision-making in business and in life.
If you want to be involved at the policy level in government or business, where the really important decisions are made - studying economics is a great choice for you.
Why Study Economics?
No matter what your career plans are, an understanding of economics goes a long way towards your understanding of the world. Knowing about economics can help you make the most out of your career and your personal finances.
How does Air Canada decide how many seats it will sell at what price? How does the government decide who should pay taxes and how much? How should government programs be designed? How do you decide where to go school and what to study? It all comes down to economics.