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

Aug19SeminarsPolitical Attention and Corporate Influence: Evidence from Deepwater Horizon
Date: 19 August 2016
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: RWW128, Level 1, Railway West Wing, Bunny Street, Pipitea Campus
Nimesh Patel, Doctoral Candidate – Doctor of Philosophy, UCLA Anderson School of Management Read more
Oct21WorkshopsMicroeconomic Workshop 2016
Date: 21 October 2016
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: RWW315, Level 3, Railway West Wing, Bunny Street, Pipitea Campus
A workshop organised by the Microeconomic discipline within the School of Economics and Finance will be held on Friday, 21 October 2016, starting from 9.30am. Read more
Oct28WorkshopsEconometrics Workshop 2016
Date: 28 October 2016
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: RWW315, Level 3, Railway West Wing, Bunny Street, Pipitea Campus
A workshop organised by the Econometrics discipline within the School of Economics and Finance will be held on Friday, 28 October 2016, starting from 9.00am. Read more

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News

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
16 June 2016 New degree programme student wins scholarship
A Victoria Business School student, who will be among the first people in New Zealand to graduate in Actuarial Science, has been awarded the 2016 Cigna Actuarial Scholarship. Read more

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Railway BuildingThe School has relocated to the Railway Building

The School of Economics and Finance has temporarily moved into Levels 1 and 2 of the Railway Building during construction work.

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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. Read more »

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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