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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Jan8-11ConferencesWestern Economic Association International Conference
Date: 8–11 January 2015
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
11th Pacific Conference (Hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University) Document File… Read more

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17 December 2014 Marsden funded research to investigate investment behaviour of firms
Professor Graeme Guthrie from the School of Economics and Finance has received a standard Marsden Fund grant of $400,000 which will enable him to create a model of investment decision-making. Read more
9 December 2014 Visiting Fellow to explore finance's contribution to inequality
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21 October 2014 Professor Lew Evans
Lew Evans, from the School of Economics and Finance and a staff member at Victoria for 38 years, has been named Emeritus Professor. Read more

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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 2015 workshops held by the School of Economics and Finance:

Friday, 20 February 2015
Metrics 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