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.

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; it’s a way of thinking about the world and understanding human behaviour.

 Career guide


Research in Economics

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

 Research in Economics

Recent news

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.

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Economics Prize Ceremony 2021

The School of Economics at the University of Adelaide is pleased to celebrate the successes of our 2021 student prize winners at our Prize Giving Ceremony in April. 

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