2011 Past News and Events

  • Organizational Economics Workshop, 12th December 2011 01 Dec 2011

    Dr Andrew Wait, School of Economics
    The annual Organizational Economics Workshop will be held by the School of Economics on 12th December 2011 at the University of Sydney. The workshop will examine a broad range of economic issues relating to organizations. Invited speakers include Robert Akerlof (Warwick University) and Roland Bel (Euromed School of Management). More

  • Alumni Events 28 Nov 2011

    On the evening of 28 July, Economics alumni came together over drinks and canapés for an event to celebrate the inauguration of the new School of Economics. More

  • The South Asian Studies Group 2011 Workshop

    Dr Dilip Dutta, School of Economics

    The South Asian Studies Group and the School of Economics, in conjunction with the Confucius Institute, will be holding the following workshop on 28th October 2011, 9:30 - 17:00 (Venue TBA):
    "Inclusive growth in China and India: Role of institution building, entrepreneurship and management".

    Keynote speaker: Professor Pippa Norris, Harvard University

    For further details, please contact Dr. Dilip Dutta

  • Career in Economics Lecture Series

    During semester 1 and 2, 2011, the School of Economics will be holding a series of lectures by prominent economists in the public and private sector for undergraduates and faculty. The purpose of the lecture series is to provide examples to students of how their training in economics can be used in a variety of interesting and important ways. Details forthcoming.

  • Labour Econometrics Workshop (LEW 2011)

    The School of Economics at the University of Sydney is hosting the Labour Econometrics Workshop 2011 (LEW2011) on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th August, 2011.

    The Labour Econometrics Workshop is an annual meeting hosted by a different university in Australasia each year. This year marks the 14th consecutive meeting. The objective of the workshop is to provide an opportunity for researchers in applied microeconometrics to share and discuss their latest research, and receive constructive feedback. A very broad definition of the field of ‘labour econometrics’ is applied – and submissions in the areas of public, health and development economics are encouraged. Sufficient time is allocated for each paper to enable an indepth discussion of methodological and technical issues. LEW2011 will be held in the Sutherland Room, Holme Building, University of Sydney. There is no cost for participating in the workshop, although registration is required.

    For more details visit LEW 2011 homepage

  • University of Sydney Economics and Econometrics Society 2011 Lecture Series

    The University of Sydney Economics and Econometrics Society, in conjunction with the School of Economics, will be hosting the following lectures in 2011:

    Monday 8th August, 6pm-8:30pm, Law School Foyer, "Current Economic Conditions and Monetary Policy", David Orsmond, Head of Regional and Industry Analysis, Reserve Bank of Australia.

    Tuesday 16th August, 6:30pm-8:00pm, New Law Building Lecture Theatre 104, “The end of cycles? Or are there more to come? A forecaster’s view of Australian economic cycles ... recent and prospective.” Frank Gelber.

    The lectures will be followed by light refreshments.

  • Second Sydney Winter School on Experimental Economics

    Dr Stephen Cheung, School of Economics

    The School of Economics at The University of Sydney is pleased to announce a five-day winter school on advanced topics in experimental economics to be held 18-22 July, 2011. Two leading international experimental economists, Professor Simon Gächter (University of Nottingham) and Professor Graham Loomes (University of Warwick), will participate in the winter school as teaching faculty.
    The winter school is intended primarily for PhD students from the Australasian region, however applications from early-career postdoctoral researchers and applicants from other parts of the world will also be considered should places be available. It is expected that all participants will either already be using experimental economics methods in their research, or intending to apply these methods to investigate aspects of their current research interests.

    For more information visit Second Sydney Winter School on Experimental Economics homepage

  • Welcome to a New School of Economics 01 Jan 2011

    On 1 January 2011 the University of Sydney inaugurated a new School of Economics, at the same time disestablishing its Faculty of Economics and Business. Observers, friends, and graduates of the University, especially its economics graduates, may wonder why the University has taken these steps. More


    Understanding cooperation in humans: lessons from experimental economics

    Simon Gächter, Professor of the Psychology of Economic Decision Making, University of Nottingham

    Date: Wednesday 27 July, 2011
    Time: 6.00 to 7.30pm
    Venue: Law School Foyer venue information, the University of Sydney
    Cost: This event is free and open to all, with no ticket or booking required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

    For more information visit Sydney Ideas Current Lectures

Past events

For more information on previous workshops and conferences hosted by the School of Economics, please see http://sydney.edu.au/arts/economics/research/events.shtml