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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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Federal Relations and Tax Reform Workshop 28-29 August 2017

On August 28-29 the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide is hosting a workshop on “Federal Relations and Tax Reform”. The workshop will focus on the operation of fiscal equalization systems and broader questions of taxation within federal systems. The intention is to address some of the policy issues facing Australia and to […]

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2017 Harcourt Lecture with Prof. Alan Winters

The School of Economics is proud to present the 2017 Geoff Harcourt Visiting Professorial Lecture given by Professor L Alan Winters, Professor of Economics, University of Sussex. Entitled: How will the world Trade Organisation shape ‘Brexit’?  Thursday 16 March, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, The University of Adelaide. For more information and to Register.

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Agriculture, Mining & the Economy: Lessons from History

The School of Economics and the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand (EHSANZ) and the invite you to a half-day seminar on Saturday February 13th on “Agriculture, Mining & the Economy: Lessons from History” as part of the society’s annual APEBH conference. The Noel Butlin Keynote lecture will be given by Kym Anderson (University of Adelaide) on Mining’s Impact on […]

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2015 Fisher Lecture – ‘Rethinking the Role of Government for Progressive Social and Economic Reform: The Case of the Income Contingent Loan’ by Professor Bruce Chapman

The School of Economics warmly invites alumni, colleagues and all members of the general public to the 2015 Fisher Lecture presented by Professor Bruce Chapman. Bruce is a Professor of economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He has a PhD from Yale and over 200 journal publications in […]

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Economics Staff in Print and in the Press

A number of School staff have been in the media recently discussing a variety of topical issues that fall under the broad subject of Economics.  In addition, we have two new published authors! Huge congratulations to Professors Kym Anderson and Colin Rogers on the launch of their book and research. It’s great to see our […]

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Professor Kym Anderson Honoured with New Appointments

Professor Kym Anderson has recently been appointed as President of the Policy Advisory Council of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and will also become Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Washington DC-based International Food Policy Research Institute as of 1 January, 2015. The School of Economics would like to congratulate […]

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