The School of Economics is where you learn how to interpret and understand the world.

It’s a place that will help you develop life-long decision-making skills and strategic reasoning. Our quality teachers come from diverse international backgrounds, and pursue their research interests in many different areas of economics.

Upcoming event:The Deficit Myth – Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy, Harcourt Lecture 2020.

Government deficits can help us fight a myriad of problems that plague our economies–inequality, poverty and unemployment, climate change, housing, health care, and more. But we can’t use deficits to solve problems if we continue to think of a government deficit itself as a problem. 

Presenter: Professor Stephanie Kelton

Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Braggs Lecture Theatre, The University of Adelaide

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Your career in Economics

A degree in Economics offers unrivalled career flexibility because we challenge our students to be agile problem solvers who therefore master the art of versatility.

Economics is more than just a degree program: it’s more a way of thinking about the world and understanding human behaviour.

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Research in Economics

Research represents an integral part of the School of Economics and we explore a diverse range of topics and areas. Our research interests are embedded throughout the teaching program.

 Research in Economics