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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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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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Agriculture, Mining & the Economy: Lessons from History

The School of Economics and the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand (EHSANZ) and the invite you to a half-day seminar on Saturday February 13th on “Agriculture, Mining & the Economy: Lessons from History” as part of the society’s annual APEBH conference. The Noel Butlin Keynote lecture will be given by Kym Anderson (University of Adelaide) on Mining’s Impact on […]

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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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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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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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AFL Equalisation Policy Review: Virginie Masson

School of Economics Researcher, Dr Virginie Masson, has been invovled in studying the AFL’s equalisation policy. Her research has outlined that matches with small point margins are becoming less common, highlighting that the equalistion policy needs review. “The majority of the current equalisation policy guidelines, including the team salary cap, the reverse-order draft and league […]

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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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A more sustainable Australia: let’s get creative about productivity

Cities are the key to our productivity | Source: Flickr/mugley Read: The article in the Conversation by Professor Christopher Findlay published on 28 August. Just follow the link: http://theconversation.com/a-more-sustainable-australia-lets-get-creative-about-productivity-12459 The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.

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Using Social Media as an Election Predictor

Ground Breaking Event for Social Media Author: Jacky Charles I recently conducted an online election poll. This survey was conducted by observing a historical event occurring on the island of Saint Lucia within one the major political parties, that being the United Workers Party (UWP). The poll was conducted in order to predict the outcome […]

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