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 alumni 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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The changing meaning of tax avoidance

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

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2017 Harcourt Lecture with Prof. Alan Winters

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 – David Vines

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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School of Economics hosts the annual Economics Teachers Association Conference

  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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Trade Agreements in a second-best world

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 […]

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Congratulations to the Prizewinners of 2015

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 […]

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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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2015 Joseph Fisher Lecture by Professor Bruce Chapman

“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 […]

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