Loss of QE II Stadium has affected the performance

25 July 2014 Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Queen Elizabeth II Stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes. (read article)

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NZEEL

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 hosted the 19th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, on 7&8 July 2014 at the University of Canterbury. Papers were be presented on a variety of topics covering economics education, financial literacy education, and teaching practice. Read more

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Economics honours graduate receives Fulbright award

Congratulations to James Graham, who graduated with a BCom and BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Canterbury in 2010. James has been awarded a Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award to do his Ph.D at New York University.

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Australasian Teaching Economics Conference

The Department of Economics and Finance hosted the 19th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, on 7&8 July at the University of Canterbury. Papers were be presented on a variety of topics covering economics education, financial literacy education, and teaching practice (read more)

2014 Condliffe Lecture: David Card

The 2014 Condliffe Lecture titled "The Economics of Immigration and Immigration Reform" was delivered by David Card on Tuesday 8 July. Professor Card spoke on his research findings on immigrants and labour markets, specifically how immigrants affect the labour market of natives, the success of immigrants' children and the possible slowdown in immigrant assimilation, and understanding the strong backlash against immigrants in many countries today (read more)

Economics honours graduate receives Fulbright award

Congratulations to James Graham, who graduated with a BCom and BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Canterbury in 2010. James has been awarded a Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award to do his Ph.D at New York University. He plans to specialise in causes of exchange rate fluctuations and their macroeconomic consequences for small open economies.

James is one of the 26 recipients of Fulbright awards in New Zealand in 2014, and the only one with a degree in economics. (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)

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.