The School of Economics welcomes home a favorite son

The School was honored to welcome back Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Harcourt AO to the University of Adelaide to deliver his lecture “A Package Deal of Policy Built on Adelaide and Cambridge Foundations”.  Following the lecture he was joined by Dr John Hatch for a lively and entertaining conversation and question and answer session. Geoff is […]

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Tax reform focus for University of Adelaide Economics Workshop

Media Release on Federal Relations & Tax Reform Workshop  GST reform, alcohol taxation, and state property taxes are among the many issues going under the microscope at a senior-level Federal Relations and Tax Reform Workshop being held by the University of Adelaide next week (28-29 August). The event will hear from Australian and overseas tax […]

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Dr Alex Heath from the Reserve Bank talks to budding Economics students

On Thursday 10 August the School of Economics was pleased to welcome Year 12 students from a wide section of the SA school sector to the University of Adelaide.  Over 152 students were given the opportunity to hear a talk by Dr Alex Heath, Head of Economic Analysis at the Reserve Bank of Adelaide who […]

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2017 Fisher Lecture by Professor Alison Booth – ANU

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 […]

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Federal Relations and Tax Reform Workshop 28-29 August 2017

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 […]

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“Women in Economics & Leadership” Carolyn Hewson AO talks to economics students

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 […]

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Prize Award Ceremony for 2016 winners

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 […]

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Honours Class & PhD graduates of 2016 spread their wings

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 […]

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Women in Economics Network Launch Event

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 […]

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2017 Harcourt Lecture by Professor Alan Winters

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 […]

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