Research in the School of Economics is of a high calibre by both national and international standards. The School always ranks in the top 3 positions in Australia within a variety of research performance criteria, and members of the School play an important part in policy issues and debate within Australia.
The School also frequently runs important national conferences in economics, econometrics and economic history.
There is also an active seminar series program and a series of one day workshops. Many members within the School play a prominent role in relevant economic societies and also provide senior advisory roles to government and business.
The School also attracts considerable research funding from the Australian Research Council and other bodies.