ECON 225

Writing for Economists

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Extensive practice in written technical and non-technical composition. Basic grammar will be reviewed, including sentence syntax, punctuation, and paragraph construction. Students will be exposed to the correct style for the various documents they are likely to encounter.


  • A comprehension and writing test will be given in the first seven calendar days of the course. Students who fail the test will be required to see the Economics ECON 225 TA during the term to upgrade their writing skills. Students satisfy the ECON 225 course requirement if they have passed ENGR 240.


  • One of ECON 103, ECON 103C, ECON 180; and
  • ECON 104; and
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied; and
  • declared Honours, Major, General, or Minor in Economics.

Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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