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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Casual Tutoring: Term 1, 2020

The School of Economics is seeking applications for casual tutoring in Term 1, 2020. For more information, please click here.

Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2019

Theme: Economics for Better Policy; Evidence, Education + Impact
Date: 14-16 July 2019
Where: Pullman Melbourne On The Park Hotel
Website: ACE 2019

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2018 John McMillan Prize

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”.

2018 PhD Presentation Award

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.


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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