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Economics at UTS
Economics is the social science that studies the choices that individuals, businesses, and governments make as they cope with scarcity and the incentives that influence those choices.

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Unique PhD Program

Economics PhD Program

The Economics Discipline Group invites applications for its PhD program that is unique to Australia. The application deadline is January 31, 2015.
Market Design Research

Centre for Market Design

Market design studies why some institutions are successful and how to mend those that fail. The UTS Centre combines the EDG's broad range of policy design expertise.
Jacob Goeree new Head of EDG

Jacob Goeree joins UTS

Jacob Goeree, a world-renowned experimenter and applied theorist, joins UTS in 2015 as a Distinguished Research Professor and Head of the Economics Discipline Group.
ESA World Meetings

UTS hosts ESA conference

UTS is proud to host the 2015 World Meetings of the Economic Science Association (July 23 to July 25, 2015).


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EDG Job openings

Professor Jacob Goeree wins ARC Discovery Grant

Professor Herman van Dijk Distinguished UTS Visitor


Selected Recent Publications

Fiorini, M. & Keane, M 'How the allocation of children's time affects cognitive and non-cognitive development', Journal of Labor Economics.

Geweke, J. 'Review essay on Charles F. Manski's public policy in an uncertain world: Analysis and decisions', Journal of Economic Literature.

Goeree, J.K. & Lien, Y. 'An equilibrium analysis of the simultaneous ascending auction', Journal of Economic Theory

Johar, M.Jones, G. & Savage, E.  'What explains the quality and price of GP services? An investigation using linked survey and administrative data', Health Economics.

Maruyama, S. 'Estimation of finite sequential games', Journal of Econometrics.

Wooders, J. 'Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics', Journal of Economic Literature.

2015 publications