School of Economics

Highly ranked around the world, the School of Economics is part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at AUT.

Our world-class teaching is informed by our research and provides students with rigorous analytical skills. Our staff are committed to excellent research, high-quality supervision, and community and professional engagement.

Research in economics

The school maintains a strong, research-led teaching tradition, with research published in the world's leading economics, public policy and related journals.

More about our research

Working paper series

Published to facilitate early debate and discussion, the economics working paper series includes work from economists across the School of Economics, the Centre for Social Data Analytics and the New Zealand Work Research Institute.

Working paper series

Join our student society

The AUT Economics Society offers a supportive environment where students can apply their economic theory to the current business environment.

Economics student society

Laksmi Yustika Devi
Roshen Kulwant
De Wet van der Westhuizen
Lucian Simmons
Jessica Lee

Contact us

School of Economics
City Campus
WY building (level 2)
120 Mayoral Drive
Auckland City
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Malliga Rassu
School Co-ordinator
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5057
malliga.rassu@aut.ac.nz

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Head of School

Tim Maloney

Professor Tim Maloney
Head of School of Economics
Phone: +64 9 921 9823
tim.maloney@aut.ac.nz

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04 Jul, 2018
AUT Centre for Social Data Analytics co-director Rhema Vaithianathan spoke to science journal Nature about algorithms, bias and fairness.
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26 Jun, 2018
Two key events will bring together economists from New Zealand and around the world at AUT.
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25 Jun, 2018
Research points to benefits of using plain language and social media to connect central bank policies with the public.
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30 May, 2018
Parenthood increases the gender pay gap with mothers facing a wage penalty.
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Post-split parents’ finances studied
19 Apr, 2018
Research from AUT has revealed the economic impact when parents separate, in a study that is the first of its kind in New Zealand.