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About Tristan Truuvert

Third year Economics/Science (Adv.) student majoring in economics and molecular and cell biology. I started with the Economics as Publications Director at the end of my first year in 2014 and in mid-2015 became Arc Delegate and an Academic Director. At the end of 2015 I was elected as both Vice-President External and Internal for 2016 and I hope to continue my involvement with the society for the remainder of my time at UNSW.

RBA/ESA Essay Competition 2016

This year marks the 10th Annual RBA/ESA Essay Competition run in conjunction with UNSW Economics Society. This national competition is open to all students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited Australian university.

The topic of the competition this year is economic policy options at low interest rates, particularly relevant in light of contemporary […]

Interesting Article

Last week the “2015 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel” was awarded to Angus Deaton for his work “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.”

A relative dark horse in this competition of economic giants, many unfamiliar with the microeconomist were left asking what exactly he had contributed to the […]

Economics This Week

Figures release towards the end of this week show that the RBA once again seems to have been proven correct in predicting the peak of the unemployment rate which remained steady at 6.2% due to a slight decrease in the participation rate which nullified a small decrease in job growth. Overall, there was a net […]

UNSW Economics Society Annual General Meeting 2015

Last Wednesday evening the Economics Society bid a final farewell to the Team for 2015 at our Annual General Meeting. This year’s executive accomplished a great deal in revitalising the society, engaging with students and pioneering new and exciting social, academic and vocational events. They shall be remembered fondly by the Society and it’s members […]

Interesting Article

As some of you might know (and many more probably don’t) at on Monday at 9am Stockholm time the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences will be announcing the winner of the “2015 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel” (or in short the Nobel Prize in Economics).

There’s a long list of […]