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

On Friday 17th May 2019  the inaugral 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 […]

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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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Economic Teachers Society of South Australia Annual Conference

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.

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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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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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Media article – Diversity in Economics an important lesson

“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 […]

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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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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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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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