Economics and Finance
Welcome to Economics and Finance
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Why study Economics or Finance at UC?
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- Students interested in doing BA (hon), BCom (hon), BSc (hon) are invited to register their intent with the department on LEARN. Simply log on to LEARN, click on "Honours in Economics", and proceed from there.
- Are you an ECON major looking for a minor in an Arts subject? (PDF, 111KB)
Suggested pathways to a minor in Arts
Economics and Finance Department, University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
| Amber Cunningham, Bachelor of Commerce with endorsements in Accounting and Economics
Events and Announcements
Condliffe Memorial Lecture 2013
Professor Ed Glaeser, the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard, will present this year's Condliffe Memorial Lecture.
6:30-8:00pm, Wednesday 10 July
Undercroft, James Hight Building
Study looks into local authority empire building (12 April) A new study by UC finance professor Glenn Boyle and former UC student Scott Rademaker found councils which collect the most revenue per ratepayer pay their chief executives the most.
UC research looks at responses to generous actions (8 April 2013) A University of Canterbury researcher is investigating how people respond to self-serving generosity in areas such as the hospitality industry. UC economics and finance masters student Daniel Woods has run an economic experiment in which student participants are paid in cash, based on their decisions.
Do catches win matches? (30 January 2013)
In one day international cricket at least, fielding is much less important than batting or bowling, University of Canterbury research has found.
UC research into employment health and safety (26 November 2012)
A team of University of Canterbury researchers
are investigating the size of sentencing fines in the cases against employers of injured or killed workers.
UC research being used in Sky cricket coverage (23 November 2012)
Using statistical information from one day internationals and Twenty20 games, PhD graduate Dr Scott Brooker and his supervisor Dr Seamus Hogan, have developed WASP — the "winning and score predictor" — to provide an answer to the "who’s winning" question.