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.

Our centres

Economics is at our core. It is what drives us and our thinking. The School of Economics and Public Policy also has the following centres:

Recent news



National webinar on 'Gender Responsive Budgeting'

School of Economics and Public Policy is pleased to have co-hosted the national webinar:  'Gender Responsive Budgeting  in Australia: Insights into Government Budget Statements and Processes on 18 August. 



SA economic recovery to continue despite cost of living crisis

South Australia’s economic recovery is set to continue despite inflation and rising interest rates putting increased strain on household budgets.



Obituary: Geoff Harcourt - Scholar, Sportsman and Humanitarian

Geoff Harcourt died at the age of 90 in Sydney on Tuesday December 7th.  Geoff was an inspiring man who made a lasting impression on all those who met him.  As a talented academic economist, he helped to build an excellent Department of Economics at Adelaide University at a time when Universities were much more receptive to free-thinking, eclectic scholars than perhaps they are now.