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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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“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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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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2016 Harcourt Lecture with Professor David Vines

We had a great turnout for last night’s Harcourt Lecture hosted by the School of Economics, with many braving the weather to hear from Professor David Vines from the University of Oxford. Professor Vines gave a special lecture on ‘Individuals, Institutions and Ideas: Australia’s Macroeconomic Policy-making System from Federation to 2020. Watch the full video […]

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Knocking back Chinese Kidman bid a lost opportunity to build on key relationships. Editorial by Professors Findlay and Kerin.

Professors Findlay and Kerin have authored an editorial in the Weekend Australian expressing their views on the recent rejection of the Kidman farm sale. They argue that the Australian Government should be doing more, not less, to strengthen relationships with key foreign players.  Full editorial here Editorial in PDF

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