A Day in the Life of an Economics Student

On Friday 17 June over 100 year 11 and 12 students came on campus to experience first-hand studying economics at Adelaide. The students were given a taste of what first year economics at Adelaide is like by attending a Principles of Economics lecture with Dr Raul Barreto, followed with a tutorial where they could explore […]

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2015 Fisher Lecture – ‘Rethinking the Role of Government for Progressive Social and Economic Reform: The Case of the Income Contingent Loan’ by Professor Bruce Chapman

The School of Economics warmly invites alumni, colleagues and all members of the general public to the 2015 Fisher Lecture presented by Professor Bruce Chapman. Bruce is a Professor of economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He has a PhD from Yale and over 200 journal publications in […]

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Top Honour for Professor Kym Anderson

Professor Kym Anderson yesterday received the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours.The citation was for eminent service to higher education as a leading academic and researcher, particularly in the field of agricultural economics, to the study of international trade and poverty reduction in developing countries, and to the […]

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Congratulations to the Prize Winners of 2014

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 Dr Warren Mundy who spoke at the ceremony.  Dr Mundy is currently a part-time Commissioner of the Productivity Commission and during his talk fondly […]

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Welcome 2015 BEc(Advanced) students.

The School of Economics was delighted to welcome new and ongoing BEc(Advanced) students at a lunch held in the School Boardroom on Friday, 20th March. Students were given the opportunity to meet with the school staff on an informal basis, and also mingle with their fellow students. Professor Ralph Bayer, the Programme Coordinator, welcomed the […]

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Economics Staff in Print and in the Press

A number of School staff have been in the media recently discussing a variety of topical issues that fall under the broad subject of Economics.  In addition, we have two new published authors! Huge congratulations to Professors Kym Anderson and Colin Rogers on the launch of their book and research. It’s great to see our […]

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China Australia Free Trade Agreement – Information Session

In February members of Economics Teachers Society attended an information session at the University to learn more about the recently signed China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) . This discussion was led by Professor Christopher Findlay , Executive Dean of the Faculty of the Professions and Mr David Morfesi the Executive Director of the Institute […]

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Professor Kym Anderson Honoured with New Appointments

Professor Kym Anderson has recently been appointed as President of the Policy Advisory Council of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and will also become Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Washington DC-based International Food Policy Research Institute as of 1 January, 2015. The School of Economics would like to congratulate […]

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Bachelor of Economics Advanced – Launch

The School of Economics was excited to launch their new Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) on Tuesday 14 October at the University and was privileged to have Dr Andrew Leigh MP join us for the event. Dr Leigh, who is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and holds a PHD in Economics, gave an address titled ‘Equal to […]

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