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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.

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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. 

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

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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

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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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Business tool reduces risk of implementing AI tech

Companies exploring artificial intelligence (AI) to adapt their business operations now have a risk management tool to help them manage new potential workplace health and safety (WHS) risks when introducing and using the technology.

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REPORT: Slow vaccine roll-out could deepen economic scars

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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

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

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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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