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Read about our media coverage, research and news updates. During the year, the Department also hosts many public lectures and events from our researchers and subject experts. For Economics staff, we have an upcoming departmental seminars calendar, ensuring that everyone is kept up-to-date.

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Keep updated with EcoNZ@Otago - an accessible and applicable, bi-annual magazine containing articles of interest on contemporary issues in the field of Economics.

Departmental notices

Read the top stories and announcements within the Department of Economics at Otago.

Departmental seminars

Find out about the upcoming seminars  for the Department of Economics.

Latest news

Murat Genc

17 Jul 2024

World Bridge Games champ?

Come October, Department of Economics Associate Professor Murat Genç, will park...

Otago students who ran the Southern Lakes Half Marathon in Wanaka this month as part of their Running for Alice campaign to raise money for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

14 May 2024

Marathon effort for cause close to heart

Five third-year Otago students went the distance this month in the name of a ver...

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08 Nov 2023

Rhodes Scholarship for excellence, leadership and commitment to community

Huge congratulations to Otago graduate Isaac Heron who has been awarded a Rhodes...

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02 Nov 2023

Instant rebates increase charity donations

New University of Otago research shows people will donate more money to charity...

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06 Jun 2023

Background in biology helps economics research

Economics and neuroscience may seem like an unlikely combination, but Associate...

28 Jul 2022

Investigating how alcohol price changes affect consumption

Investigating how alcohol price changes affect consumption

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13 Jun 2022

New Zealand’s role in space to take centre stage at Foreign Policy School

As New Zealand takes its place as a space-faring nation, this year’s Otago Forei...


27 May 2022

Why study Economics?

Why study Economics?


07 Apr 2022

Otago voices in the media: quarterly picks

Otago voices in the media: quarterly picks

23 Mar 2022

Otago study finds travel restrictions most undesirable lockdown feature

Public health experts find not being able to travel within Aotearoa or overseas...

12 Nov 2021

12 November 2021, Otago researchers discover best way to avoid procrastination

They say procrastination is the thief of time – actually deadlines are.

14 Sep 2021

Otago study highlights income inequality through the ages

An Otago researcher’s recent study into international differences in income ineq...

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