Our Research

UNSW’s School of Economics is internationally renowned for top quality research. We are one of top three Economics departments in Australia. We consistently receive the highest possible rating in the prestigious Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA2018, ERA2015) ranking. This is across all three main categories of Economic Theory, Applied Economics and Econometrics.

Our academics are leaders in their field and active contributors to government, industry, and agenda-setting policy discussions. Their expertise is recognised through accolades and generous research funding from the Australian Research Council.

We’re committed to sharing this expertise to make a positive impact on the future of our society. Our active seminar and workshop series and visitor program attract world-leading researcher.

Research Students

Meet the School of Economics’ PhD candidates.


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Economics Groups

Economics Groups

Join our community of economics researchers to share work, ideas, and informal discussion


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Discussion Papers

View a full list of our discussion papers on the EconPapers website.


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