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SA economic recovery to continue but reopening no guarantee of economic windfall

South Australia’s economic recovery is expected to continue well into the new year. Recent strong growth in business investment, a backlog of construction work, and reopening of borders will support the ongoing recovery. But the economic benefits of reopening will be diminished to the extent that it leads to fresh COVID outbreaks and voluntary social distancing.

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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)

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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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La Chan Tran Nguyen is a Top100 Future Leaders finalist

Economics (Advanced) student La Chan Tran Nguyen is a finalist in this year's Top100 Future Leaders Competition.

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5 Questions with New Colombo Plan Scholar, Max Douglass

Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) student, Max Douglass wins New Colombo Plan scholarship for 2021. 

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New Colombo Plan Scholars to benefit Indo-Pacific Relations

Five outstanding University of Adelaide students have been awarded New Colombo Plan scholarships, to help build long-term ties between Australia and the Indo-Pacific region.

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School of Economics success in the ARC Discovery Grants

Congratulations to two teams from the School of Economics for their success in the recently announced Australian Research Council, Discovery Grants. 

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The impact of a Covid-19 lockdown on happiness

Analyzing the well-being impact of Covid-19 is complex. The rapidly emerging international literature suggests that the associations of Covid-19 and lockdown measures with well-being are not straightforward. While some studies find that the pandemic had negative effects on mental health, others find that lockdowns resulted in improvements in well-being and mental health, reversing early declines following the onset of the pandemic and concerns about its eventual effects

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Economic Teachers' Society of South Australia 2020 Conference

The School of Economics were proud to have hosted the Economic Teachers' Society of South Australia annual conference.

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