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Adelaide winegrape varieties book wins international accolade

A book by the School of Economics Professor, Kym Anderson, has received (along with two others) the prestigious International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) Award for the best viticulture books in 2013. Published by the University of Adelaide Press, Professor Anderson’s book, Which Winegrape Varieties are Grown Where?, is an in-depth analysis of the world’s wine varieties and [...]
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Professor Kym Anderson recruited to high profile boards

Professor Kym Anderson from the School of Economics has recently been made a member of a number of prestigious Economics groups and panels in Europe and the US. One of France’s top institutions, The University of Bordeaux IV has appointed Professor Anderson to the Advisory Board of their new Wine Economics Group. This comes after [...]
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University wine research exposes new global trends

Professor Kym Anderson from the School of Economics has reported on a major research project that he has conducted mapping the world’s grape production. The 700 page report looked at over 200 grape varieties in 520 grape growing regions across the globe. The report outlined some surprising findings. Due to the rise in the thirst [...]
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AMP appoints new managing director – Natasha Fenech (B Ec 1994)

AMP has appointed Natasha Fenech (B Ec 1994, B Sc (Ma & Comp Sc) 1995) as managing director of its SMSF business commencing February 2014. Fenech will join AMP in the newly created role from Suncorp where she is currently executive general manager, personal insurance customer, product and pricing. Fenech has been with Suncorp for [...]
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An undergraduate’s profile at the School of Economics – Follow Alexandra Grigg’s journey

Alexandra is currently in her fourth year of a double degree in Economics and Finance and is keen to pursue a career examining the role that human psychology plays in driving the economy.  As well as her studies, Alexandra’s journey and achievements have included: Professions Student Ambassador Program As a student Ambassador Alexandra acts as [...]
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Launch of new book by Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, Keith Hancock

Professor Keith Hancock‘s new book Australian Wage Policy: Infancy and Adolescence was launched on 14 June by the Hon. Judge Peter McCusker. This book is a major work on the economic history of Australia. Australian Wage Policy: Infancy and Adolescence The advent of industrial regulation by tribunal came close to the turn of the century. [...]
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Economics Alumni Dean Parham Discusses Productivity with Amanda Vanstone on ABC National Radio – Hear the Interview

What is meant by the term productivity? It’s a word that’s used a lot and usually with a very grave voice saying it’s in decline. But what does that mean, is it a permanent state and is it linked to our wages?  Listen here for the full interview with Amanda Vanstone on her ABC National [...]
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School of Economics PhD student Winner of the University Doctoral Research Medal

The School of Economics takes great pleasure in congratulating our PhD student Chaohua Dong who has won a University Doctoral Research Medal for 2012. These prestigious medals have been awarded to students in recognition of outstanding thesis outcomes. Congratulations Chaohua!
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Economics achieves a 4 in ERA rankings

University of Adelaide ranks equal second in Australia for Quality of Research in Applied Economics On December 6 the Australian Research Council released the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012 results, which assess research excellence across the nation’s higher education sector by assigning research fields a ranking between 1 and 5. An ERA score [...]
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How to feed the planet?

Prof Kym Anderson presented his research at  the ‘Circle of Economists’ session 13 at the 2012 ‘Les Rencountres Economiques’ in Aix-en-Provence, France. Watch Prof Anderson’s talk and read his paper on What roles for farm technology and trade policies in feeding the planet?
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