Research challenge tests young financial analysts
11 December 2013 A team of finance students from UC recently assumed the role of research analysts and took second place in the 2013 Chartered Finance Analyst Institute Research Challenge. (read article)
Participate in Economics Experiments
Hear Althea talk about the Entre entrepreneurship scheme and how it provides UC students the opportunity to get practical experience in business while they study.
Why study Economics or Finance at UC?
The New Zealand Experimental Economics Laboratory (NZEEL) at the University of Canterbury is the home of cutting edge experimental research and teaching in social science.
Economics and Finance Society of Canterbury
EFSoC is a student-run club that assists economics and finance students with a wide range of facilities, services and events including a range of tutorials closer to final exams.
Condliffe Memorial Lecture
The Condliffe Memorial Lecture was instituted in 2005 to honour John Bell Condliffe, who became the first Professor of Economics at Canterbury University College in 1921. The Lecture series brings leading economists to Canterbury to provide a public lecture highlighting their recent work and its relevance to the broader business and policy community. Read more
My Honours project is a piece of work I'm really proud of...
Chris Simcock BCom(Hons) in Finance
Analyst, First NZ Capital, Auckland
News and Announcements
College relocation and closure over the Christmas/New Year Period 2013/2014
The Department of Economics and Finance is moving back to the main campus between 16-20 December. The College main office and reception will be closed from the end of business on Thursday 19 December and will re-open on Monday, 6 January 2014. Our College Update webpage has information on enrolments and contacting student advisors (read more)
Master of Applied Finance and Economics
The Master of Applied Finance and Economics (MAFE) is a coursework-based masters degree that combines traditional postgraduate training in finance and economics with intensive, hands-on applications of tools and techniques relevant to the business, financial, banking, and public sectors. (read more)
Doing it for the team - new insights into group identity
Recent research from Associate Professor Maroš Servátka and Professor Hodaka Morita (Australian School of Business), considers organisational identity in the context of the hold-up problem – how bargaining power-play is involved when two parties seek to do business together (read more)
Economics blog spreads its influence
Senior Lecturer, Eric Crampton’s blog “Offsetting Behaviour” is rated 162 out of 200 in an international ranking for economics blogs by the Onalytica Influence Index. Dr Crampton's blog is also one of 75 listed by the American Economics Association on their website of resources for economists. (read Eric's blog)
Women can face identity conflict in the workplace
Associate Professor Maroš Servátka researched the issue in a new study he worked on with Ontario’s University of Guelph professor Bram Cadsby and Toronto’s Ryerson University professor Fei Song. Their findings have been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. (read more)
European scholarship for UC academic
Associate Professor Alfred Guender has been awarded an Erasmus Mundus fellowship that will take him to the University of Antwerp later this year. (read more)
Congratulations to Katarína Dankova and Daniel Woods,
recipients of 2013 Graduate Study Awards from the New Zealand Association of Economists. (read more)
Looking for an Arts minor?
Are you an ECON major looking for a minor in an Arts subject? (PDF, 111KB)
Suggested pathways to a minor in Arts.