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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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Podcast – Prof Pardey, Agricultural Investment and R & D Returns

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.

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Video – Prof Pinstrup-Andersen, 10 Action Issues for Food Security

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

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Podcast – Dr Nick Austin, ACIAR, New Approaches in International Agricultural Research

Listen to a recording of Dr Nick Austin, CEO of ACIAR, speaking about new approaches in international agricultural research

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Podcast – Prof Findlay, Reframing the Agenda

Listen to a recording of Christopher Findlay, Executive Dean of Professions, University of Adelaide speaking about reframing the food, nutrition, health, and agriculture R and D agenda.

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Podcast – Dr Will Martin, National and global food security

Listen to Dr Will Martin, World Bank, speaking about national and global food security: what roles for trade and trade policies? Slides National and global food security, Dr Will Martin View more presentations from food2050

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Podcast – Prof Pinstrup-Anderson – 10 Action Issues

Click here to download the Podcast Prof Per Pinstrup-Anderson, World Food Prize Laureate, Cornell University and University of Copenhagen Food Security Issues to 2050: What are the biggest issues needing action and whose job is it? 10 Action Issues

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The Challenge

Firms involved in agricultural and food production, processing and distribution face unique challenges and opportunities resulting from globalization.  Their capacity to respond will have great significance for their communities.  The development of new relationships in the research community will assist with their ability to adjust and to capture more of the opportunities available. The current [...]

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