On Friday 17th May 2019  the EOG Shann Award was presented to Prof. Pincus by Assoc. Prof. Lionel Frost at a morning tea held at the School of Economics.

The Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand (EHANZ) has established this Award to recognise individuals who have, over their careers, actively advanced the discipline of economic history in Australia and New Zealand. The Award is named for E. O. Shann (1884-1935), foundation professor of history and economics at the University of Western Australia.

Jonathan Pincus served as Professor and Head, Discipline of Economic History at Flinders University of South Australia; Head of the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide, was Research Fellow in Economic History and Fellow in Economic History at the Australian National University; served as Joint Editor of the Australian Economic History Review for over a decade; was on the Editorial Committee of the journal and Executive member of the EHSANZ and co-organizer of the Australian Economic History Association Conference, Adelaide University.  Congratulations Jonathan!

From left to right: Dick Blandy, Assoc. Prof. Martin Shanahan, Keith Hancock, Prof. Richard Pomfret, Prof. Jonathan Pincus, Assoc. Prof. Lionel Frost & Wilfrid Prest.

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Today, some of our top students will have their achievements recognised. Qazi Haque will be awarded a Doctoral Research Medal to be presented this year. Additionally, Timothy Hersey will be given one of the two Master Medals for his thesis.

Our 2018 graduating students together with their family and friends attended a champagne breakfast at the School of Economics to celebrate their achievements. We look forward to hearing what the future may hold for them.

From left to right: Weidong Liang (PhD), Wenxiao Wang (PhD), Julia Puellbeck, David Friggard, Thomas Probst, Philipp Grozinger, Charles Wenk, Benjamin Pascoe-Purvis & Daniel Hill.

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Today, Guy Debelle who graduated from the School of Economics with an Honours degree in 1987, revisited his old stomping grounds to talk to an audience of current eager students for a “Question and Answer” session.

Some of the questions asked by the students included the topics of:

The Australian economy, wage stagnation and job security, the labour market, success of fiscal policy, the housing market, international markets, household debt and lastly he touched on the EU and Brexit.

From left to right: Associate Prof. Colin Rogers (who was one of Guy’s original lecturers), Guy Debelle and Indonesian student Brama Yudha Kusmara


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Congratulations to Professor Kym Anderson and co-editor Vicente Pinilla.  Cambridge University published both a hardback and paperback version of their 2018 book Wine Globalization: A new Comparative History. Plus, it is now being translated into Mandarin and will be co-published with the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press (forthcoming 2020). It was a co-recipient […]

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The School of Economics held a Welcome event for this year’s new Economics students. After a presentation from our Head of School, Gareth Myles the new students were invited to a morning tea and a chat with our staff. There was lots of interaction, conversation and questions from the students. Once again welcome, and we […]

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The School of Economics along with the Reserve Bank of Australia were proud to sponsor the Economic Teachers Society of South Australia annual conference. Teachers from around the state met to connect on topical issues and discuss teaching of economics in schools.

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The School of Economics was proud to present the 2018 Harcourt lecture presented by John Siegfried on Thursday 18 October, 2018. The Harcourt Professorship was established by generous gifts in memory of the 25 years of infectious enthusiasm and distinguished scholarship which Geoff Harcourt gave to the School of Economics.  Each year, the endowment invites […]

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Supported by: The University of Adelaide / The Center for Fiscal and Monetary Policy, The Institute for Economic Studies at Keio University / Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research 16KK0047, 16KK0077 2nd November 9:00 – 9:05 Opening Remarks: Takero Doi Chair: Kimiko Terai 9:05-9:35 Keigo Kameda “Effects of Public Works on Private Employment […]

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Better Living Through Economics The School of Economics is proud to present the 2018 Geoff Harcourt Visiting Professorial Lecture presented by John Siegfried, Professor of Economics, Emeritus at Vanderbilt University. Economic research has made fundamental contributions to many important public policy decisions that have improved countless individuals’ lives. It may surprise many people to learn […]

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An Integrative Discussion on Gender Equity in Australian Society, Economics, and STEM. Panellists: • Dr Niki Vincent (South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity). • Professor Michael Liebelt (Interim Executive Dean Faculty of Sciences, University of Adelaide) • Professor Kostas Mavromaras (Director of the Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre at University of Adelaide, Chair […]

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