You are invited to attend the official launch of the Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) degree. To honour the occasion, please join us in hearing Dr Andrew Leigh, MP and Shadow Assistant Treasurer present ‘Equal to our core: egalitarianism and inequality in Australia’.
The Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) degree is a program designed for high-achieving students seeking a specialised Economics degree. Featuring small group work, specialised cohort activities and a personal academic mentor, the B.Ec. (Adv) provides students with the knowledge and skills for high-level employment.
Event: Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) Launch
Topic: ‘Equal to our core: egalitarianism and inequality in Australia’
Date: Tuesday 14th October 2014
Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm. Followed by drinks and nibbles in the foyer.
Venue Napier Lecture Theatre G04, North Terrace, The University of Adelaide
Bookings: Please register here by Friday 10th October 2014
Enquiries: Alisa Cameron at or 8313 5540
In his lecture Dr Leigh will explore evidence from his own research on:
• Rising inequality in Australia
• The factors driving the haves and have-nots further apart
• How a changing economy increases the unequal distribution of resources across states and territories
• Directions for the future.
Dr Andrew Leigh, MP is Shadow Assistant Treasurer and was a professor in the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University. Dr Leigh obtained his PhD from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and in 2011 he was awarded the Economic Society of Australia’s Young Economist Award in honour of his significant contribution to economic thought.
Andrew is also the author of Disconnected (2010), Battlers & Billionaires (2012) and The Economics of Just About Everything (2014).
We hope you can join us to hear Dr Leigh speak and to celebrate the launch of our flagship degree.
Associate Professor Mandar Oak
Head of Economics