ConferencesThe Department of Economics hosts several popular conferences and workshops every year, attracting a number of renowned academics, as well as both overseas and interstate visitors.
Learn about our upcoming and past conferences below by taking a look through the programs of each.
8th Annual Workshop on Natural Experiments in History: Development, Health and Labour
Wednesday 8 December 2021
Online via Zoom
7th Annual Workshop on Natural Experiments in History: Development, Health, Labour
6th Annual Workshop on Natural Experiments in History: Development, Health, Labour
25 November 2019
Conflict and Economic Development Workshop
4 November 2019
This workshop brought together academics working in the broad area of 'domestic conflict, civil war and economic development'.
Deakin Economic Theory Workshop
5 September 2019
Macroeconomics Development Workshop
26 August 2019
The second Macroeconomics Development Workshop was held at Deakin Downtown. It was organised by Dr Xueli Tang and associate Professor Debdulal Mallick. It aimed to bring together macroeconomists and policymakers from the Australasian region to discuss recent developments in macro-development theory and policy.
The keynote speaker was Professor Masao Ogaki, Keio University.
Centre for Banking and Financial Stability workshop
27–28 February 2019
5th Annual Workshop on Natural Experiments in History: Development, Health, Labour
26 November 2018
5th Trade and Development Workshop
Macroeconomics Development Conference
The first Macroeconomics Development Conference was held at Deakin Downtown on 27 September 2018. It brought together development macroeconomists and policymakers from the Australasian region to discuss on recent developments in macro-development theory and policy. It was organised by:
- Dr Xueli Tang (Deakin University)
- Associate Professor Debdulal Mallick (Deakin University)
- Dr. Qingyuan Du (Monash University)
- Dr. Mei Dong (University of Melbourne)
The keynote speaker was Professor Kazuo Mino, Doshisha University.
Chris Waller Public Lecture
8 March 2018
Dr Chris Waller is the Executive Vice President and Research Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and a fractional appointment at the economics department at Deakin University. He attends the meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee in Washington, D.C., with the Bank’s president, advises the Bank’s president on monetary policy and related matters and makes regular presentations on the US economy to the Bank’s board of directors.
One day workshop with Professor Utku Ünver
13 February 2018
Professor Ünver's work on organ allocation policies and kidney exchange clearinghouses has been cited extensively by the Nobel Committee of 2012 and has led to the development of the New England Kidney Exchange Program and Alliance for Paired Kidney Donation, as well as the adoption of similar exchange principles at the US National Kidney Exchange Program. His work has been published extensively, including in the AER, Econometrica, JPE, QJE and ReStud. He is currently associate editor at Theoretical Economics, the Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Design, the Journal of Mechanism and Institution Design, and the Journal of Dynamics and Games.
Applied Micro Econometrics Workshop with Professor Erdal Tekin
4th Annual Workshop on "Natural Experiments in History: Development, Health, Labour"
2017 Annual Australasian Public Choice Conference
4 - 5 December 2017
The Australasian Public Choice Scholars Network promotes research in public choice and political economy in the region.
Industry and Market Workshop
Friday 17 November 2017
View the Industry and Market Workshop 2017 program (PDF, 213.0KB).
4th Trade and Development Workshop
Thursday 9 November 2017
Professor Robert Chirinko Public Lecture
16 March 2017
Robert S. Chirinko is currently a professor in the Finance Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Studies (Munich), a faculty affiliate at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs (University of Illinois), and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He has held faculty positions at the Economics Departments of Cornell University, the University of Chicago and Emory University and visiting positions at Stanford University, the University of Munich, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research examines business behaviour with a focus on financial markets, capital formation, corporate governance and finance, macroeconomics, and tax policy.
His public lecture was on U.S. Economic Policy After the Recent
This non-technical, non-political talk addressed three questions: What are the economic challenges facing the new president? What policies is he likely to pursue? How successful are they likely to be in confronting these challenges?
Economics Policy Workshop
17 February 2017
Chris Waller Public Lecture
8 February 2017
Dr Waller is the Executive Vice President and Research Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and attends the meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee in Washington, D.C., with the Bank's president. He advises the Bank's president on monetary policy and related matters, and makes regular presentations on the US economy to the Bank's board of directors.
His public lecture talked about the state of the US economy and the impact of the new Trump administration.
3rd Annual Workshop on “Natural Experiments in History: Labour, Development and Health”
Thursday 15 December 2016
3rd Trade & Development Workshop
Tuesday 2 August 2016
View the 3rd Trade & Development Workshop 2016 program (PDF, 141.1KB)
Association of Public Economic Theory Workshop - Democracy, Public Policy & Information
18-19 July 2016
Australasian Development Economics Workshop
9-10 June 2016
2nd Trade & Development Workshop
Wednesday 18 November 2015
View the 2nd Trade & Development Workshop 2015 program (PDF, 127.7KB)
Workshop - “Natural Experiments in History: Labour, Development and Health”
Tuesday 3 November 2015
Australasian Economic Theory Workshop
11-13 February 2015
View the Australasian Economic Theory Workshop 2015 program (PDF, 245.7KB)
Trade and Development Workshop
Thursday 27 November 2014
View the Trade and Development Workshop 2014 program (PDF, 396.4KB)
Learning from History: Institutions, Health and Labour
Wednesday 1 October 2014