Economics is an exciting field of study, forever changing and adapting to the modern world while retaining scientific objectivity. The School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School is a leader in research and teaching in most areas of economics.

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  • Economics at UNSW has ranked 4th in Australia, in ShanghaiRankings Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018. The ranking places us within the top 75 worldwide. 8 other UNSW subjects ranked within the top 10 within Australia. Read More...
  • The 2018 John McMillan Prize for the Best Paper in Economics by a PhD Student goes to Barton E Lee, for his paper "Strategic Ambiguity in Politics: Hiding Behind Failures".
  • The 2018 Best PhD Presentation Award goes to Xinyi (Cindy) Geng, for her presentation "Issue Linkage in International Environmental Agreements" in the Internal Seminar series.


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The School of Economics always ranks in the top 3 positions in Australia within a variety of research performance criteria.

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