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Inaugural Festival of Economics

The School of Economics welcomed a cross-section of South Australian high school students from year levels 11 and 12 to the University of Adelaide for the inaugural Festival of Economics held on Thursday 28 June 2018. The event’s purpose was to inform and inspire the high school students about economics and show the wide breadth […]

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Emeritus Professor Geoff Harcourt honored in the Queen’s Birthday list

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Geoff Harcourt AC who was in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday list and received a Companion of the Order of Australia. “For eminent service to higher education as an academic economist and author, particularly in the fields of Post-Keynesian economics, capital theory and economic thought”. Geoff is a towering figure in the […]

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Boosting Collaborative Research & Development in South Australia Workshop

On Tuesday 29 May, a roundtable was held at the School of Economics which examined possibilities for collaborative research and development between universities and industry in South Australia. This roundtable was initiated by the Innovation Initiative (chaired by Glen Weir, an Adelaide economics alumni) which has promoted innovation in SA for the past 20 years. […]

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Media Article – Secret Men’s Business…

  Our Deputy Head of School, Assoc. Prof Duygu Yengin  had a media article published in The Conversation regarding the issues about the image of economics, and how it affects the number and diversity of students studying economics. You can read the article here: Secret men’s Business- why the public image of economics is bad […]

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Congratulations to our 2017 Honours and PhD Graduates

Family and friends together with the graduating students and school staff enjoyed a ‘Bubbles and Brunch” event to celebrate our 2017 Graduating students.    We wish all our students the best for their future careers and once again, a big congratulations to you all!  The School would also like to congratulate those students who could not […]

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2018 Joseph Fisher Lecture – Professor Paul Johnson

2018 Joseph Fisher lecture “Choices in Public Policy” with guest speaker Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The School of Economics was very pleased to host Professor Paul Johnson for the 2018 Joseph Fisher Lecture. Professor Johnson talked to a full house as he explored why public policy making is much more […]

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Information session with Deloitte – Economics opportunities in Adelaide

The School of Economics hosted a team from Deloitte Access Economics’ which held an information session on Wednesday 28 March for our economics students. Over the last few years, Deloitte Access Economics has hired a number of University of Adelaide graduates into their Adelaide team and also in their teams in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. […]

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The School of Economics welcomes home a favorite son

The School was honored to welcome back Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Harcourt AO to the University of Adelaide to deliver his lecture “A Package Deal of Policy Built on Adelaide and Cambridge Foundations”.  Following the lecture he was joined by Dr John Hatch for a lively and entertaining conversation and question and answer session. Geoff is […]

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Tax reform focus for University of Adelaide Economics Workshop

Media Release on Federal Relations & Tax Reform Workshop  GST reform, alcohol taxation, and state property taxes are among the many issues going under the microscope at a senior-level Federal Relations and Tax Reform Workshop being held by the University of Adelaide next week (28-29 August). The event will hear from Australian and overseas tax […]

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Dr Alex Heath from the Reserve Bank talks to budding Economics students

On Thursday 10 August the School of Economics was pleased to welcome Year 12 students from a wide section of the SA school sector to the University of Adelaide.  Over 152 students were given the opportunity to hear a talk by Dr Alex Heath, Head of Economic Analysis at the Reserve Bank of Adelaide who […]

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