Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

Our staff are very research active, undertaking research projects across the econometrics and business statistics discipline. Many of our research results in high-quality publications and attracts funding through competitive grants.

We pride ourselves on our vibrant research culture.

Leaders in the field

Our department had a very successful 2015 round of ARC Discovery Grants with 100 per cent of our submitted proposals receiving funding. This makes 2015 the fourth year in a row that researchers from our department, together with the Department of Economics, were the strongest attractors of Australian Research Council funding in Australia. Find out more about our grants success.

We maintain an extensive working paper series and are ranked first in the Southern Hemisphere by IDEAS Research Papers in Economics (RePEc). Out of 800 universities in the world, we are ranked 26th for econometrics and economics by QS World University Rankings by Subject. Read more about our rankings and reputation.

Our research strengths are across the breadth of the field. We are considered world leaders in the area of forecasting and have a dedicated Forecasting Unit. Our research partnerships continue to grow. Find out more about our research collaborations.