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 […]
By Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles. Read the article here.
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.
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. […]
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 […]
The Institute for International Trade, together with the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide warmly invite alumni, colleagues and friends to a public lecture presented by Professor Iwan Azis. Iwan is Professor (adjunct) at Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, and Professor of Economics at the University of […]
Family and friends of the prize winners recently attended the School of Economics Prize Award Ceremony held to celebrate their achievements. Our special guest for this year’s Prize Award Ceremony was Professor Richard Blandy who spoke at the ceremony. Dick Blandy is a past Honours graduate of the School and spoke very fondly of his […]
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 […]
“Rethinking the Role of Government for Progressive Social and Economic Reform: The Case of the Income Contingent Loan” The School of Economics was very pleased to host Professor Bruce Chapman for the 2015 Joseph Fisher Lecture. Professor Chapman, also known as the architect of the HECS system discussed the rationale of income contingent loans and […]
Could community owned energy be the answer to Australia’s energy woes? Our Head of School, Professor Paul Kerin was interviewed by Bonnie Parker yesterday on ‘The Wire’ for this discussion. Enova Energy is a community owned energy retailer looking to create a more energy conscious community in New South Wales northern rivers. The first of […]