About the workshop

Professor Rao

The University of Queensland (UQ) School of Economics warmly invites you to attend Carnival in RAO, a workshop in honour of Professor Prasada Rao on Monday 3 December to Tuesday 4 December 2018.

The workshop will be held at the University of Queensland, St Lucia campus. 

Key workshop dates:
Registration Opens: 27 September 2018
Deadline for Paper Submission: 12 November 2018
Deadline for Registration: 20 November 2018


The workshop sessions will run on Monday 3 December and Tuesday 4 December. There will be welcome drinks on the evening of Sunday 2 December, and a workshop dinner on Monday 3 December. A special celebration at Professor Rao's residence will also be held on Tuesday 4 December after the workshop concludes.

The full workshop program will be available shortly. 

Call for papers and registration

We invite submissions from those wishing to present a paper, which are based on Professor Rao’s extensive contribution to measurement.

The submission deadline is 10 November 2018 for abstracts (or full papers, if available). 

We ask that you prepare a single pdf file with the title and abstract of your paper (or the full paper if available) and use your surname to name the file.

Please note that the workshop is free to attend, but you will need to register by 20 November, whether or not you are presenting a paper.

The link for submission and/or registration is available here.

Submit paper & register now

The University of Queensland is located 30 minutes away from Brisbane airport, and 15 minutes from Brisbane CBD. Both short and long term parking is available on campus near the workshop's venue. Public transport via bus, train and citycat is easily accessible. For further information please see translink.com.au.


Please view the list of hotels and apartments which the UQ School of Economics use. 


    Mantra at SouthBank
    161 Grey Street, South Bank               
    Tel:  +61 7 3305 2500

    Rydges (Southbank)
    9 Glenelg Street, South Bank, Brisbane 
    Tel: +61 7 3364 0800

    Possible transport options from South Bank to UQ:

    1. CityCat from South Bank 1 and 2 Terminal to UQ St Lucia Terminal
    2. Bus 66 from St George to UQ Lakes


    Jephson Hotel
    63 Jephson Street (cnr Sherwood Road), Toowong 
    Tel: +61 7 3736 4400

    Toowong Villas
    9 Ascog Terrace, Toowong
    Tel: +61 7 3371 4855

    Toowong Inn & Suites
    24 Lissner Street, Toowong
    Tel:  +61 7 3871 1633

    Possible transport options from Toowong to UQ:

    1. CityCat from Regatta Terminal to UQ St Lucia Terminal
    2. Bus 402/412 to UQ Lakes

    Brisbane City

      Hotel Ibis
      27-35 Turbot Street, Brisbane 
      Tel: +61 7 3237 2333

      Mantra Midtown Apartments
      127 Charlotte Street, Brisbane 
      Tel:  +61 7 3211 1116

      Mantra on Mary
      70 Mary Street, Brisbane 
      Tel:  +61 7 3503 800

      Possible transport options from Brisbane City to UQ:

      1. CityCat from North Quay Terminal to UQ St Lucia Terminal
      2. Bus 66 from St George to UQ Lakes
      3. Bus 411/412 from city to UQ Chancellor's Place


      Please email us at events.economics@uq.edu.au if you have any questions or comments.


      Parnell Building (07)