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Economics Alumni Dean Parham Discusses Productivity with Amanda Vanstone on ABC National Radio – Hear the Interview
By Alwin Png | Published: March 6, 2013
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 [...]
By Alwin Png | Published: March 6, 2013
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!
By Ros Whysall | Published: December 12, 2012
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 [...]
By Lisa Topelmann-Weder | Published: November 21, 2012
Head of School, Associate Professor Mandar Oak, convened an Australia-India Services Dialogue Roundtable Workshop at the Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne, on November 2nd, 2012, sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Commonwealth of Australia. Researchers and policy makers from Australia and India exchanged their research and ideas in the development [...]
By Ros Whysall | Published: September 25, 2012
The 2012 Harcourt Lecture: Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Governance presented by Professor Avinash Dixit (details posted below on July 30th) was a full house. We were delighted that Emeritus Professor Geoff Harcourt was able to be present. Links: 2012 Harcourt Lecture video 2012 Harcourt Lecture Slides
By Lisa Topelmann-Weder | Published: August 13, 2012
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?
By Ros Whysall | Published: July 30, 2012
The School of Economics is proud to present our 2012 speaker, Professor Avinash Dixit, The John J. F. Sherrerd ’52 University Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Princeton University. He is also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and a Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. All are welcome to [...]
By Ros Whysall | Published: June 7, 2012
The Economics Student Conference set out to answer questions like, What is Economics? and Where can it take me? for an audience of year 12 high-school students from secondary schools across the state. They were encouraged to continue with their economics studies and introduced to the wide range of career paths which are opened up [...]
By Lisa Topelmann-Weder | Published: March 21, 2012
Listen to Prof Phil Pardey from the University of Minnesota speak on research compiled with Prof Julian Alston, UC-Davis on how agricultural investors get their biggest return from their R & D investment.
By Lisa Topelmann-Weder | Published: March 15, 2012
Watch World Food Prize Laureate Prof Per Pinstrup-Andersen speak on Food Security Issues to 2050: What are the biggest issues needing action and whose job is it? Presented on February 13, 2012 at the University of Adelaide’s Forum on Food Security