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|Gambling for good can increase low income saving by 25 per cent|
Low income households could increase their savings by over 25 per cent if bank accounts with a regular lottery prize for depositors were introduced in Australia, University of Sydney economists have found.
|Grey matter matters when measuring our tolerance of risk|
There is a link between our brain structure and our tolerance of risk, new research suggests.
|Dr Tymula honoured by NYU|
Congratulations Dr Agnieszka Tymula who was recently made a Visiting Affiliated Faculty at the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision-Making at New York University, in recognition of her contribution to experimental economics and neuroeconomics.
|Exciting start to research in 2014|
The research year in the School of Economics has started in earnest, 2 AHURI grants, an ARC Discovery Grant and an ARC Centre of Excellence, all commencing in 2014.
|Congratulations Dr Yunjong Eo on IPDF Funding Success|
Congratulations to Dr Yunjong Eo who has been awarded research support under the International Program Development Fund (IPDF) for his project Markov-Switching Models with Evolving Regime-Specific Parameters
|New research by University of Sydney Professor on Incentives, Altruism and Blood donation makes an impact|
Research published in the internationally acclaimed journal Science last Friday May 24 by a team of economists – including School of Economics Professor Robert Slonim – raises the question, what if we were offered an economic reward or gift to donate? What effect might economic incentives have on donor numbers, blood supply and blood safety?
|AUSAID DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH AWARDS SCHEME|
Congratulations to Russell Toth, who has just been awarded funding as Principal Investigator in the 2012 AusAID Development Research Awards Scheme, for his project "The Human and Environmental Impacts of Migratory Pastoralism and Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Arid and Semi-Arid East Africa".
|DECRA success for Economics!|
Congratulations Dr Aarti Singh and Dr Jonathan Newton who have both been awarded DECRAS in the latest ARC round.
|Al Roth awarded 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics|
The 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics has been jointly awarded to Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapely.
|Professor Adrian Pagan awarded the Houblon-Norman Fellowship at the Bank of England|
Congratulations Professor Adrian Pagan who was recently awarded the Houblon-Norman Fellowship at the Bank of England.