School of Economics and Finance

School of Economics and Finance

The School of Economics and Finance is part of the Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington.

We administer, promote and teach papers for individuals working towards attaining degrees, diplomas and other Programmes in the fields of economics, econometrics and finance. The School strives for academic excellence in all areas.

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Sep30SeminarsParenting Style as an Investment in Human Development
Date: 30 September 2016
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: RWW129, Level 1, Railway West Wing, Bunny Street, Pipitea Campus
Dr Nicolas Salamanca, Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne Read more
Oct7SeminarsEarnings dynamics and measurement error in matched survey and administrative data
Date: 7 October 2016
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: RWW128, Level 1, Railway West Wing, Bunny Street, Pipitea Campus
Dean Hyslop, Senior Fellow, Motu Read more
Oct12WorkshopsQuakeCoRE - National Science Challenge Workshop
Date: 12 October 2016
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: RWW501, Level 5, Railway West Wing, Bunny Street Wellington (Pipitea Campus)
Please note change of venue. To get to RWW501, entry is through the main entrance… Read more

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30 August 2016 Car theft inspires winning Three Minute Thesis presentation
A thought-provoking tale of a car theft by School of Government Master's student Lindsey Pointer has stolen the show at the 2016 Three Minute Thesis competition. Read more
1 July 2016 China-based alumna recalls 'learning outside the classroom'
China-based alumna Coral Wu recalls learning just as much outside the classroom as she did inside it during her time at Victoria Business School. Read more
22 June 2016 BCom student five cows richer after competition success
Second-year accounting and finance student Rebecca Matthews is five milking cows richer after winning AccountingPod’s nationwide ‘Compete for Cash Cow’ competition. Read more

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Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference 2017

Academics and research students are invited to the 8th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference and PhD Symposium (FMCG 2017), to be held at Victoria Business School in Wellington, New Zealand from 19-21 April 2017.

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School Prospectus 2016

Download a PDF of the School's 2016 Prospectus (550KB) and find out more about our qualifications, courses on offer and teaching staff.

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AACSB Accreditation

Victoria is the first university in New Zealand to achieve AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting.

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Stephen Turnovsky

Turnovsky Fellowship

The Stephen Turnovsky Visiting Fellowship is a three-week programme for visiting Fellows to be involved in a collaborative research opportunity in our School.

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Peter Latham

Peter Latham

I chose the Master of Applied Finance as it deals with real world practical situations which really appealed to me.

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