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The School of Economics is hosting a two-day Stata workshop on June 21-22 by Christopher F. Baum.
Title: Applied Econometric Research Methods using Stata
Venue: Engineering Nth N158 Chapman Lecture Theatre
Professor Baum is the author of “An Introduction to Stata Programming, 2009. College Station, TX: Stata Press” and “An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata, 2006. College Station, TX: Stata Press”.
The last of this year’s wine grapes are being harvested this weekend and given the poor prices they’re fetching it’s a bitter-sweet end to the season for many growers. Long-term though, the outlook is apparently still pretty good for the Australian wine industry according to Professor Kym Anderson who is part of a team at the Wine Economics Research Centre of the University of Adelaide looking well beyond the latest downturn to what the business might look like in 20 years.
The final episode of the ABC radio national ‘Australia Talks’ program for March featured Professor Kym Anderson from the Wine Economics Research Centre at the University of Adelaide. From the ABC website
In a global wine glut, Australia is producing up to 40 million cases a year more than it is selling. While it’s good news for drinkers looking for a bargain, it’s bad news for the industry – especially small producers struggling to survive with low prices. So how did things get so bad and what’s being done to fix it? What will it mean for wine quality and prices in the future? Kym Anderson joins the panel to discuss this pressing issue.