Learn more about our recent seminar presenters and topics presented by Deakin staff, visitors and research partners.
Learn more about the conferences hosted by the Department of Economics, which attract both overseas and interstate visitors.
The department has been successful in obtaining nationally and internationally competitive grants such as ARC Discovery grants, the Bush Fire and Natural Hazard Cooperative Research Centre and the US Department of Agriculture. Since 2011, more than 90% of our faculty members have published in an A-ranked journal and a further 60% have published in A* journals according to the ABCD journal rankings.
The Department has 32 members and its research strengths lie in political economy, international trade and economic theory. Members of the Department of Economics regularly publish in leading scholarly journals such as:
- Quarterly Journal of Economics
- Review of Economics and Statistics
- Journal of Public Economics
- Journal of Economic Theory
- Games and Economic Behaviour
- Journal of International Economics
- European Economic Review
- Journal of Health Economics
- International Economic Review
The Department of Economics attracts a wide range of visiting experts.
2016 External visitors
|20/1/2016 to 19/2/2016||Professor Hong Hwang||National Taiwan University||Australian Academy of Science - Taiwan Exchange Program 2015/2016|
|3/1/16 to 22/1/16||Professor Jan-Egbert Sturm||KOF Swiss Economic Institute||Research collaboration and Seminar speaker|
|01/02/2016-19/02/2016||Dr Seyhun Orcan Sakalli||University of Lausanne, Switzerland||Research collaboration: Deep Determinants of Political Ideology in Turkey|
|22/2/16 to 2/3/16||Professor Patrice Laroche||ESC Europe, France||Completing research book with Department academic|
|5/3/16 to 22/3/16||Professor Axel Dreher||University of Heidelberg||Research collaboration and Seminar speaker|
|4/6/16 - 28/6/16||Professor Chetan Ghate||Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi||Participating in the ADEW conference and research collaboration with staff|
|8/6/16 - 28/6/16||Ms Sargam Gupta||Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi||Participating in the ADEW conference and research collaboration with staff|
|26/9/16 - 30/9/16||Dr Benjamin Wong||Reserve Bank of NZ||RBNZ-Deakin visitors exchange program|
|24/10/16 - 28/10/16||Dr Christie Smith||Reserve Bank of NZ||RBNZ-Deakin visitors exchange program|
|1/12/16 - 16/12/16||Prof Martin Paldam||Aarhus University||Research collaboration between Aarhus University and Deakin|
2015 External visitors
|1/2/15 - 13/2/15||Professor Utku Unver||Boston College||Participating in the AETW 2015 conference and research collaboration with staff|
|3/2/15 - 16/2/15||Professor Hector Chade||Arizona State University||Participating in the AETW 2015 conference and research collaboration with staff|
|9/3/15 - 27/3/15||Professor Robert Chirinko||University of Illinois at Chicago||Honorary professor for the Department of Economics - Research collaboration and Seminar speaker|
|15/5/15 - 10/6/15||Professor Patrice Laroche||ESC Europe, France||Completing research book with Department academic and seminar speaker|
|1/6/15 - 30/6/15||Professor Tom Stanley||Hendrix College||Presenting at a BUILD workshop seminar speaker and research collaboration with staff|
|2/11/15 - 5/11/15||Dr Yao Fang||Reserve Bank of NZ||RBNZ-Deakin visitors exchange program|
|2/11/15 - 24/11/15||Dr Shakil Ahmed||The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)||Research collaboration with staff and seminar speaker. Exchange visitor from the largest NGO in the world.|
Our staff are dedicated to excellence in teaching and research in economics.