The School of Economics and Public Policy 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.

Consulting services

Our research centres provide specific consulting services tailored to your needs:

Our centres

Economics is at our core. It is what drives us and our thinking. The School also has the following centres:

Recent news



Education can mitigate COVID-19 employment shocks

More support for education and training of young people is the key to offsetting the employment shocks of pandemics like COVID-19, according to the University of Adelaide’s SA Centre for Economic Studies (SACES)



Business tool reduces risk of implementing AI tech

Companies exploring artificial intelligence (AI) to adapt their business operations now have a risk management tool to help them manage new potential workplace health and safety (WHS) risks when introducing and using the technology.



REPORT: Slow vaccine roll-out could deepen economic scars

Whilst SA’s economy is recovering strongly, the slow vaccine roll-out is a significant threat to the nation’s ongoing ability to weather the long-term effects of the pandemic, according to a briefing held yesterday by the University of Adelaide’s SA Centre for Economic Studies.