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E.O.G. Shann Award presented to Prof. Jonathan Pincus

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 […]

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Congratulations to our 2018 Graduates

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 […]

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Guy Debelle, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank returns to the School of Economics

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 […]

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O Week Welcome Event

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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Professor John Siegfried presents the 2018 Harcourt Lecture

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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Public Economics Workshop – Friday 2-3 November 2018

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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2018 Harcourt Lecture Presented by John Siegfried

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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Gender Gap – Progress for 2018 and beyond

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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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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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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