The School of Economics was proud to present the 2019 Fisher Lecture presented by Professor Siwan Anderson on Thursday 5 September, 2019. The School of Economics was very pleased to welcome Professor Siwan Anderson from the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Professor Anderson is a development economist and […]
The School of Economics was very pleased to host a large contingent of Year 12 students from across the state to a keynote address given by Dr Luci Ellis, the Assistant Governor (Economic) of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The title of her address was Monetary Policy and Current Economic Conditions. This was followed by […]
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 […]
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 […]
The School of Economics along with the Reserve Bank of Australia were proud to sponsor the Economic Teachers Society of South Australia annual conference. Teachers from around the state met to connect on topical issues and discuss teaching of economics in schools.
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 […]
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 […]
“When people think of economics, they think of business or finance, and they think of economists as men in grey suits…” Associate Professor Duygu Yengin, Deputy Head of the School of Economics at University of Adelaide, spells out three clear reasons why diversity among economists is so important and beneficial for the whole of society. Read […]
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.
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 […]