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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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Wine Globalization: A New Comparative History

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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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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Media article – Evictions versus holdouts. How to painlessly dissolve a strata title

Our Deputy Head, Associate Professor Duygu Yengin had an article published in the Conversation entitled “Evictions versus holdouts.  How to painlessly dissolve a strata title”  which discusses whether private citizens should be allowed to force the sale of a neighbour’s property against his or her will.  You can read the article here.  

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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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