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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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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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A Day in the Life of an Economics Student

On Friday 17 June over 100 year 11 and 12 students came on campus to experience first-hand studying economics at Adelaide. The students were given a taste of what first year economics at Adelaide is like by attending a Principles of Economics lecture with Dr Raul Barreto, followed with a tutorial where they could explore […]

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Dr Martin Parkinson receives Honorary Doctorate at the 2015 Graduation Ceremony

The School of Economics is pleased to congratulate Dr Martin Parkinson, who is a graduate of the School of Economics for receiving an Honorary Doctorate. Dr Parkinson also presented the 2015 Graduation Oration. Dr Parkinson also met with our B Economics (Advanced) and Honours students while visiting Adelaide. Hearty congratulations also to all of our […]

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Read our Head of School Paul Kerin and Executive Dean Christopher Findlay’s op-ed in the Australian

An article written by our Head of School, Paul Kerin and the Executive Dean, Christopher Findlay was published in the Business section of the Australian on 29 April 2015 titled: An efficient land levy could fund cuts to costly stamp duties and company taxes. To read the article click here

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Welcome 2015 BEc(Advanced) students.

The School of Economics was delighted to welcome new and ongoing BEc(Advanced) students at a lunch held in the School Boardroom on Friday, 20th March. Students were given the opportunity to meet with the school staff on an informal basis, and also mingle with their fellow students. Professor Ralph Bayer, the Programme Coordinator, welcomed the […]

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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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Bachelor of Economics Advanced – Launch

The School of Economics was excited to launch their new Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) on Tuesday 14 October at the University and was privileged to have Dr Andrew Leigh MP join us for the event. Dr Leigh, who is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and holds a PHD in Economics, gave an address titled ‘Equal to […]

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Christopher Koch Director of Investment Banking at UBS speaks to Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) students

Students studying the Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) are frequently given the opportunity to network with some of the School of Economics’ distinguished visitors. On Tuesday September 16th, University of Adelaide alumnus and Director of Investment Banking at UBS, Christopher Koch, joined a small group of Economics (Advanced) students to share the role of economics in […]

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