Economics

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It's time universities put more money and effort into socialising international students who daily face situations in which they embarrass themselves, offend people, or are misunderstood, writes Gigi Foster.

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The Airport Economist Tim Harcourt goes into bat for his much maligned field and finds the future is far from bleak.

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Tim Harcourt, former Chief Economist at Austrade and author of the best-selling book, The Airport Economist,has been appointed the first J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at UNSW.

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Some of Australia's top companies have provided mentors for a program aimed at helping female students achieve success in the corporate world.

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The architect of Poland's "shock therapy" post-communist economic transformation, Professor Leszek Balcerowicz, will give a public lecture at the UNSW this week.

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UNSW has had a large number of researchers elected as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

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UNSW's Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has launched the Australian School of Business, which resulted from the merger of the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) and the Faculty of Commerce and Economics.

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Larry Dwyer, Qantas Professor of Travel and Tourism Economics from the University of New South Wales, has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to tourism.

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Children are 20 percent more likely to become overweight if their mothers go from not working to working more than 20 hours a week, according to research from UNSW.

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