Family and friends together with the graduating students and school staff enjoyed a ‘Bubbles and Brunch” event yesterday to celebrate our 2016 Graduating students.  We are pleased to say that all of our 2016 Honours  and PhD students are either starting on their chosen career path, or undertaking further study here at the School of Economics.  We wish all our students the best for their future careers and once again, a big congratulations to you all!

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From left to right: Maverick De Leon, Lin Hu (PhD), David O’Callaghan, Tim Hersey, Hamish Gamble, Marcus Miller, Sean Parry, Adam Baird, Jason Maxted and Alexander Holmes.

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To promote and support women economists in Australia, the Women in Economics Network-part of Economic Society of Australia held a launch event on March 24, with thanks to sponsorship of the School of Economics, University of Adelaide. Our alumni Carolyn Hewson was the guest speaker. For questions about WEN and how to join, contact National WEN committee and SA committee member and WEN facebook administrator, Dr Duygu Yengin, senior lecturer and Deputy Head of School of Economics.

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From left to right: Prof Tanya Monro, Deputy V-C, Research & Innovation, University of SA, Bethany Cooper, SA Representative WEN, Dr Duygu Yengin, WEN national committee member, Carolyn Hewson AO, Economics alumni Elizabeth Alvaro: BEc alumni, Analyst, Deloitte Access Economics Pty Ltd

From left to right: Prof Tanya Monro, Deputy V-C, Research and Innovation, University of South Australia, Carolyn Hewson AO, (School of Economics alumni, former investment banker and company director).

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This year the annual Harcourt Lecture was delivered by Professor Alan Winters from the University of Sussex. Professor Winters gave a lecture on“How will the World Trade Organisation shape ‘Brexit’?”  Due to very high registration numbers, we were unable to issue tickets to everyone that was interested in attending, so please see here to view the video of this very special event.

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From left to right: Prof. Alan Winters, Prof. Geoff Harcourt and Prof. Gareth Myles, Head – School of Economics

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By Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.  Read the article here.

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The School of Economics is proud to present the 2017 Geoff Harcourt Visiting Professorial Lecture given by Professor L Alan Winters, Professor of Economics, University of Sussex. Entitled: How will the world Trade Organisation shape ‘Brexit’?  Thursday 16 March, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, The University of Adelaide. For more information and to Register.

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Macroeconomic Policymaking since Federation: Its Implications for the Australian Settlement David Vines, University of Oxford – 4 January 2017 This blog develops the ideas in the 2016 Harcourt Lecture, called “Institutions, Individuals, and Ideas: Macroeconomic Policymaking in Australia from Federation to 2020”, which Professor Vines delivered at the University of Adelaide on 29 September, 2016. […]

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  We were pleased to welcome so many Economics Teachers at their annual conference this year.  It is an event that the School of Economics hosts, and this year we had some of our lecturers contributing to the agenda. Presentations made by our staff included: An unconventional take on economic strategy by Dr Steven Hail Measuring […]

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We had a great turnout for last night’s Harcourt Lecture hosted by the School of Economics, with many braving the weather to hear from Professor David Vines from the University of Oxford. Professor Vines gave a special lecture on ‘Individuals, Institutions and Ideas: Australia’s Macroeconomic Policy-making System from Federation to 2020. Watch the full video […]

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Individuals, Institutions and Ideas: Australia’s Macroeconomic Policymaking System from Federation to 2020 David Vines Harcourt Lecture to be given at Adelaide University, 29 September 2016 The ending of the global boom in primary commodity prices is leading to a significant macroeconomic rebalancing of the Australian economy. This is being implemented in a surprisingly effective manner, especially […]

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Professors Findlay and Kerin have authored an editorial in the Weekend Australian expressing their views on the recent rejection of the Kidman farm sale. They argue that the Australian Government should be doing more, not less, to strengthen relationships with key foreign players.  Full editorial here Editorial in PDF

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