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.

Research Highlights

  • 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 Stone Centre on Wealth and Income Inequality, and the Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research (CIDER) and 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