Entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

16 April 2014 One of New Zealand's most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at graduation tomorrow. (read article)

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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.

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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.

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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

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ATEC 2014

The School of Economics and Finance will host the 19th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, on 7&8 July 2014 at the University of Canterbury. Papers on any aspect of economics education, financial literacy education, and teaching practice are welcome. Read more

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Best Paper awarded at world research conference

Congratulations to PhD student Maryam Ishaq on receiving an award for best paper at the World Business and Economics Research Conference held in Auckland. Maryam co-authored the paper titled "Exchange Rate Policy Dissension in East Asia an Impediment in The Way of Regional Economic Cooperation", with Mohammad Atiq Ul Rehman from the University of Canterbury.

Australasian Teaching Economics Conference

The School of Economics and Finance will host the 19th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, on 7&8 July 2014 at the University of Canterbury. Papers on any aspect of economics education, financial literacy education, and teaching practice are welcome (read more)

Deputy governor of China’s central bank gives public lecture at UC

Hu Xiaolian, a deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, gave a public lecture on “Monetary Policy in China: Past, Present and Future” at UC on Tuesday 25 February (read more). See photos or view the lecture recording online.

For more information see the following press releases:
http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/peoples-bank-china-deputy-gov-give-lecture-uc/5/182316
http://truth.co.nz/peoples-bank-of-china-deputy-gov-to-give-lecture-at-uc/
http://nz.finance.yahoo.com/news/peoples-bank-china-deputy-gov-190101813.html
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1402/S00646/peoples-bank-of-china-deputy-governor-to-lecture-at-uc.htm

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)

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