The Vancouver School of Economics is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in Canada and among the top 25 worldwide, based on research productivity, teaching excellence, and in several other performance areas.
- Award-winning faculty comprised of leading experts in multiple fields, including income inequality, international trade, political economy, taxation, fiscal policy, among many others
- First in Canada to have a Canada Excellence Research Chair dedicated to social sciences research
- Home to the Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research (CIDER), state-of-the-art facilities for data-intensive research
- Several faculty members are affiliated with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), an elite research group that brings together leading researchers from across Canada and around the world
CIDER announces small grant recipients for 2022
The Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research is pleased to announce the recipients of the eighth round of their small grants competition.
Distinguished economist rejoins UBC from Harvard as VSE Professor
Dr. Nathan Nunn taught at UBC before embarking on an illustrious career at Harvard. He is now returning to UBC.
The VSE has access to four economic research centres and hosts the Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research and the Experimental Lab.
The VSE has faculty members that specialize in the various fields of economics research.
Faculty of the Vancouver School of Economics engage in policy-related discussions with the broader economics community on numerous levels.
Learn about our individual faculty members and their achievements, publications, and current research initiatives.
Explore the diverse range of innovative scholarship produced by our graduate students.
FDZ-IAB Data Access Point
We are the first and only facility in Canada to provide the opportunity for on-site use to confidential German administrative social security data.