ECON 423

Economics and Indigenous Peoples

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Provides an introduction to economic theory and policy analysis relevant for Indigenous peoples in Canada and elsewhere; draws on literature in development economics, health economics, economic history, and labour economics; applies economic principles to policy design in Indigenous contexts; introduces Indigenous research methods to economics students. Provides basic guidance on principles of conduct for working with Indigenous communities. Topics may include an economic history of specific Indigenous peoples, self-governance, labour market outcomes and property rights.


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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