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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Economics (Advanced) student La Chan Tran Nguyen is a finalist in this year's Top100 Future Leaders Competition.
Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) student, Max Douglass wins New Colombo Plan scholarship for 2021.
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.
Congratulations to two teams from the School of Economics for their success in the recently announced Australian Research Council, Discovery Grants.