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

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Economics and Finance

Gain a greater understanding of the world around you through the lens of economics and finance. Study at Victoria and get your degree from one of the leading centres for business teaching and research in Australasia.

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Available subjects

  • Actuarial Science
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Finance

Chair in the Economics of Disasters

The focus of the Chair is on the research and application of economics and public policy insights to the management of natural and other disasters.

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  • Nonparametric Analysis of Reference Dependence

    Speaker: Professor Ian Crawford, University of OxfordAbstract: We give nonparametric necessary and sufficient conditions, for…

    Venue: Level 12 Boardroom, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay (Pipitea Campus)

  • Comparing Many Treatments

    Speaker: Wilbur Townsend – Predoctoral Fellowship, Harvard UniversityAbstract: This paper demonstrates how to compare a…

    Venue: Level 12 Boardroom, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay (Pipitea Campus)

  • Is There a Diversification Discount? A Re-Examination

    Speaker: Associate Professor Xianming Zhou, Australian National UniversityAbstract: The standard approach in the research of…

    Venue: RH103, Level 1, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay (Pipitea Campus)

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Victoria Business School is among one percent of business schools worldwide to hold the 'Triple Crown' of international accreditations, along with accreditations from industry and professional bodies.

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