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University of Sydney School of Economics | Perspectives on Adam Smith: A Symposium


From: Friday May 26, 2023, 2:00 pm

To: Friday May 26, 2023, 7:30 pm

To mark the tercentenary of the birth of Adam Smith, the School of Economics at the University of Sydney will be holding a Symposium: Perspectives on Adam Smith on Friday 26 May from 2.00pm – 5.30 pm. Those attending the symposium will need to register using this form by Friday 19 May. Registration is free.

The symposium is being held in conjunction with two other events at the University of Sydney to mark the tercentenary: Adam Smith at 300: a Public Lecture by Professor Tony Aspromourgos (Friday 16 June 2023) and a public lecture by Sir John Kay (more details to come on this event). The latter event is part of a series of lectures by international authors across the globe as part of the year-long celebration by the University of Glasgow to celebrate the tercentenary.

The symposium will feature the following contributions:

Professor Tony Aspromourgos Economics, University of Sydney The Invisible Hand Revisited
Dr Matthew Smith Economics, University of Sydney Adam Smith on Growth and Economic Development
Professor Andreas Ortmann Economics, University of New South Wales Reading Smith Through the Conceptual Lenses of Game Theory
Professor Lisa Hill Politics, University of Adelaide Adam Smith’s New Science of Welfare and Happiness


Enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Graham White




Disclaimer: The Economic Society of Australia promotes discussion of evidence-based work.  The views and opinions expressed here are those of author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch) or its council members. 


Room 650, Social Sciences Building (A02)

University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2006

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