The School of Economics was proud to host Professor Alison Booth, from the Australian National University who delivered the 2017 annual Joseph Fisher Lecture. Professor Booth’s lecture entitled“Choosing to Compete: How Different are Men and Women?” drew a large audience who were also very keen to ask questions after the presentation. Alison Booth is Professor […]
On August 28-29 the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide is hosting a workshop on “Federal Relations and Tax Reform”. The workshop will focus on the operation of fiscal equalization systems and broader questions of taxation within federal systems. The intention is to address some of the policy issues facing Australia and to […]
A special career-readiness event for economics students, “Women in Economics and Leadership” was held on May 17, 2017. Dr Duygu Yengin, Deputy Head of School of Economics, interviewed our special guest Carolyn Hewson AO, company director and former investment banker and Honours graduate of the School of Economics, University of Adelaide. Ms. Hewson is a non-executive Director of two listed […]
The School of Economics annual Prize Award Ceremony for our 2016 winners was held on 11 May and was attended by the students together with their family and friends, and generous donors. Our guest presenter was Professor Abigail Payne Director and Ronald Henderson Professor at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at […]
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 […]
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 alumna Carolyn Hewson was the guest speaker. For questions about WEN and how to join, contact National […]
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. […]