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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PASS leader applications

We need bright, enthusiastic and responsible students to run PASS groups in the Quant courses ECON1202 , ECON1203, ECON2206 and similar postgraduate courses and in the Economics courses ECON1101 and ECON1102 in 2018.

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2017 PhD Awards

John McMillan Prize for the Best Paper in Economics by a PhD Student: Johannes Hoelzemann, for his paper Bandits in the Lab, with Nicolas Klein (U de Montréal).
The 2017 Best PhD Presentation Award: Asha Gul, for her presentation Women Favor Women: Evidence from Local Community Organizations in Rural Pakistan, in the Empirical Micro Workshop.


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Our academics and staff at the School of Economics are highly qualified with a broad range of skills, expertise and interests.


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

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