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Waikato Management School
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Welcome to the Department of Economics

As economics touches almost every aspect of daily life - if you understand economics, you'll be able to look at the world in a different light and make better business and other decisions.



Papers in economics that are currently being offered to you!



Need some guidance on how to plan your qualification? Click on the HELP sign.  Have you ever wondered about the varying study areas related to Economics?  Click here for more info.

Jobs and Internships


A degree, or papers, in economics can open up the world for you!  Interested in becoming a Rhodes Scholar, applying for a Summer Internship or a Summer Research Scholarship? - click on the world!



Staff who are recognised for their excellence in research.

Working Papers Series

Working Papers Series

Information on current and past research areas.

Seminars and Events


Our Seminar Series and past, recent and upcoming events!

The Economics Discussion Group

The EDG is a student driven group that gets together to discuss current Economic Issues.  If you would like to know more then please click the EDG banner above which is a link to the Facebook Group page.  The next meeting has not been scheduled as yet, however the EDG meetings for 2015 concluded with the last session on Wednesday 21 October.  Previous EDG meetings were held on  Wednesday 11 March, Wednesday 1 April, Wednesday 6 MayWednesday 27 May, Wednesday 22 July , Wednesday 12 August, Wednesday 16 September, Wednesday 30 September and the PDF links show the topics that were discussed.    The upcoming EDG Meetings for 2016 will be shown here at the beginning of A Semester 2016 and the topics for each group session will be added prior to the meeting date.   Please feel free to head to the facebook page and join in any ongoing discussions from previous EDG topics!

The Waikato Management School is one of only three business schools in Australasia with triple crown status. We are accredited to AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA confirming our status as a world-class business school.



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