ECON 3775 The Economics of Canadian Immigration | UNB

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The Economics of Canadian Immigration

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Economics ECON 3775 Three (3) credit hours

This course deals with the economics of immigration with special reference to Canada's multifaceted experience in this area. It will cover immigration theory, immigration policy, the impact of immigration on Canada's population, labour force, national economy and economic history. This course will address economic migrants, family reunification and refugees.

Instructor: Dr. Constantine E. Passaris (view Econ 3775 syllabus)
Prerequisite: Any first-year economics course or permission of the instructor

Why take this course?

  • Appreciate the continuity of the history of immigration from prehistoric times to the present day.
  • Understand the different components of Canada’s immigration program and policy.
  • Gain a global context for the push and pull forces that trigger human migrations around the world.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 2 x Essays (25% each)
  • 1 x Research Paper (50%)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.