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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Events

Apr28WorkshopsNZ Macroeconomic Dynamics Workshop 2014
Date: 28 April 2014
Time: 8.40 am
Venue: RWW315, Railway West Wing, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington (Pipitea Campus)
The School of Economics and Finance will hold its 4th workshop on Monday, 28 April… Read more
May2SeminarsDo Good Starts Make Good Finishes? The Case of CEO Pay
Date: 2 May 2014
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: RH1113 Meeting Room, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington (Pipitea Campus)
Speaker: Dr. Helena Cimerova, Postdoctoral Researcher (AUT University) Abstract: We study the effects of… Read more
May12SeminarsHit or Miss? Test Taking Behaviour in Multiple Choice Exams
Date: 12 May 2014
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: RHMZ05, Mezzanine Floor, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington (Pipitea Campus)
Speaker: Assistant Professor James Key, Economics, Business School, University of Western Australia Abstract: This paper… Read more

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News

23 January 2014 SEF Research Symposium 2014
The School of Economics and Finance recently held its inaugural SEF Research Symposium Read more
16 January 2014 Professor Deirdre McCloskey
The School of Economics and Finance recently hosted Professor Deirdre McCloskey. Read more

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Chair in the Economics of Disasters


Professor Ilan Noy, Chair in the Economics of Disasters

The Chair in the Economics of Disasters had its official launch on 1 July, and is the result of a partnership between Victoria University, the Earthquake Commission, and the Ministry for Primary Industries. Read more...

Economics Tops in PBRF

The Economics discipline at Victoria has jumped from 6th to number 1 in the recent PBRF round.

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Professorial Fellowship in Monetary and Financial Economics

In 1994 the Professorial Fellowship in Monetary Economics programme at Victoria University of Wellington was set up as an initiative of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Find out more...

Discipline-based Workshops

Save the dates for upcoming 2014 workshops held by the School of Economics and Finance:

Monday, 28 April 2014
Macroeconomics Dynamics Workshop

Friday, 14 November 2014
Finance Workshop

Stephen Turnovsky

Turnovsky Fellows

The Stephen Turnovsky Visiting Fellowships is a three-week programme providing an opportunity for visiting Fellows to be involved in a collaborative research opportunity in the School of Economics at Victoria University of Wellington. Find out more...

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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AACSB Accreditation

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