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...

31st PhD Conference in Economics and Business

Wednesday 31 October 2018 - Friday 2 November 2018
Chemical Sciences Building F10, (Rooms M18, M10, and M11)

For more information please email Sue Hickey,

2018 UNSW-Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Undergraduate/Honours Workshop

The workshop is a jointly sponsored by School of Economics (UNSW) and SKK Business School, South Korea, with students from both institutions to present and discuss current applied and theoretical research.

For more information visit Seminars & Conferences.

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.


There are no upcoming seminars at this time for the requested criteria.


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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