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Department of Economics

Welcome to the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics has been at the forefront of economics education and research in Australia since the founding of the University in 1961.

Teaching excellence

We are committed to providing an inspiring educational and co-curricular experience to all our students, equipping them with the knowledge, experience and confidence to operate in our global economy.

World-class research

We have established areas of excellence in development economics and sustainability, behavioural and experimental economics, and macroeconomics.

In the 2014 ERA assessment, we received the highest score of 5; well above world standard. Our academic staff are world-class, producing exceptionally diverse and impactful research outputs.

Redesigning Australia's financial system

How can we change Australia's financial system to prevent the next global financial crisis? Professor Stephen King shares his insight.

Professor Stephen King is an author, Professor of Economics and co-director of the Monash Business Policy Forum. He is also a part-time Member of the Economic Regulation Authority of WA, Australia's National Competition Council, and Lay Member of the High Court of New Zealand.

Events

Sep
18

Department of Economics Teaching Awards

2pm - 3:30pm
Monash University Caulfield

Sep
24

Asian Economies: Prospects and Challenges

5:30pm - 7:30pm
State Library Victoria

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