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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Jul24SeminarsDid the mortality risk of being overweight change in the early twentieth century? New evidence from two cohorts of New Zealand men
Date: 24 July 2015
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: 12th Floor Boardroom, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington (Pipitea Campus)
Professor Les Oxley understood proxy. Because height is a summary measure of nutritional conditions… Read more

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10 June 2015 Top scholar accepted into Oxford
In just three months’ time Victoria graduate William Steel will be winging his way to the United Kingdom to study in the prestigious University of Oxford Masters programme in Law and Finance. Read more
13 March 2015 New measure evaluates human impact of Canterbury quake
Professor Ilan Noy, Victoria’s Chair in the Economics of Disasters, has devised a new way of evaluating the immediate impact of natural disasters on people's cumulative number of 'lifeyears'. Read more

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2015 Prospectus

Our new 2015 Prospectus is now available. Find out more about our qualifications, courses on offer and teaching staff.

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 November 2015
Finance Workshop


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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