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Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference 2016

The School of Economics hosts together with the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference. It will take place from Thursday, February 11th, to Saturday, February 13th, at the North Terrace Campus of the University of Adelaide. For more information please visit the Conference website.

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Agriculture, Mining & the Economy: Lessons from History

The School of Economics and the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand (EHSANZ) and the invite you to a half-day seminar on Saturday February 13th on “Agriculture, Mining & the Economy: Lessons from History” as part of the society’s annual APEBH conference. The Noel Butlin Keynote lecture will be given by Kym Anderson (University of Adelaide) on Mining’s Impact on […]

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Lessons for governments from taxis vs Uber

In an article in today’s Australian, I argue that governments can learn valuable lessons from the current battle between the taxi industry and Uber, as well as from past battles over government protection of market power (such as the tariff wall and AWB’s export wheat single desk). I draw 5 key lessons – the most […]

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