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It's time for change at McGill—just ask the students.
In the 2019-20 academic year, Expanding Economics surveyed almost 300 McGill students taking economics courses for their major or minor. Here is what we found.
Only 26.5% of students are satisfied with the economics programme at McGill.
Less than 20% of students feel their verbal or written communication skills have improved through their economics courses.
65% of students wish they were taught more applied empirical methods, including data analysis with software such as R, STATA, or MATLAB.
Less than 30% of students feel their economics courses have helped them understand the economic implications of climate change.
These findings suggest there are very serious deficiencies in the undergraduate economics programme at McGill.
To learn more, read our full report and survey results here:
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