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Economics Prize Ceremony 2021

Economic Prize Winners

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

La Chan Tran

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

Max Douglass NCP Scholar

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

New Colombo Scholars

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

Economics arc grant

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

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

Economics Teacher

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

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Tips for acing your scholarship application

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Writing a scholarship application can be a daunting task, with a lot riding on the contents of a single essay. But it doesn’t have to be difficult and by following a few basics tips, you can put your best foot forward and set yourself up for success.

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A tribute to Ian Mclean: Economic Historian, former colleague and friend

why australia prospered

In remembrance of Ian McLean by Ralph Bayer
With great sadness, I’d like to let you know that Ian McLean has passed away. Ian was one of the leading economic historians in Australia, a colleague and a friend. Many of you, particularly if you are an Alumni of the School of Economics, will have known Ian as their inspiring teacher in economic history. Of those of you who might not have met Ian in person, many will have read his incredibly insightful book “Why Australia Prospered” on the economic history of Australia. 

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2020 Harcourt Lecture featuring Professor Stephanie Kelton

Stephanie Kelton

If you didn't make the 2020 Harcourt Lecture featuring Professor Stephanie Kelton this week, you can now watch it in full here.

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