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A second 'Chinese economic windfall' for Australians?

With the ‘biggest-ever’ Australian business delegation visiting China last week, we asked Economic Society of Australia's National Economic Panel (NEP) about the potential benefits for Australia of China moving to consumption-led growth.

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Women in Economics Retreat

McLaren Vale, South Australia, 14 - 15 July 2016.  The first annual Australian Women in Economics Retreat will be held in July 2016 at the Serafino Vineyard - APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

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Government investments in major sporting events.

For the fifth poll of the ESA National Economic Panel (NEP), the panel was polled on this proposition: "Government investments in major sporting events usually generate net benefits for the city or region where the investment is made."

 

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Innovation policy: the efficiency of tax incentives

Our first poll of the ESA National Economic Panel (NEP) for 2016 was inspired by the innovation agenda that has - since PM Turnbull came into power late last year - been propelled into the limelight and is fast becoming embedded in popular public/economic/policy discourse. 

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Eminent Speaker Series 2016

We are delighted to announce that Professor Mary S. Morgan has accepted the Society’s  invitation to be our Eminent Speaker for 2016.  Mary is Professor of History and Philosophy of Economics at the London School of Economics and Vice President (Publications) at the British Academy. 

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Join Us in 2016

Welcome to the 45th Australian Conference of Economists 2016!

SAVE THE DATE!  The South Australia Branch of the Society and  Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park Campus are looking forward to welcoming you to ACE2016, being held from 11-13 July 2016.   More information will be coming soon.....

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Australia Day Honours List

Five Economists were recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List.  AOs were awarded to Professors Peter Drysdale, Henry Ergas, Ann Harding and Warwick McKibbin – and one AM to Professor John Neville. 

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La Trobe University

La Trobe Uni – You may have read of La Trobe University’s decision to cut its Economics Department by two thirds  (see ‘La Trobe to rationalise economics’ ).  In response the society has made a number of direct appeals to La Trobe university.

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2015 Best Paper Award Economic Analysis & Policy

The Queensland Branch of the Economic Society of Australia is pleased to announce that Christopher Fleming and Parvinder Kler are the inaugural recipients of the Economic Analysis and Policy journal’s best paper award for their work:

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Events

ESA QLD 2016 Federal Budget - Post - Budget Lunch - Speaker: Michael Knox

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 4, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: Queensland Branch

Speaker: Michael Knox

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The event is $80 for members and $95 for non-members, payment options offered during the booking process are Paypal, and offline payment via invoice. It is possible to pay by credit card using the Paypal option without having a Paypal account - follow the prompts when directed to the Paypal website during the booking. If you have difficulties, please email admin@esaqld.org.au for a payment form.

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ABE Briefing: Budget '16 - Mr John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday May 10, 2016, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with Mr John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury on the Federal Budget 2016-17.

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2016-17 Federal Budget Briefing with Chris Richardson

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday May 11, 2016, 6:00 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory Branch

What tax reforms will still be left sitting ‘on the table’? How much is a pack of cigarettes going to cost? What’s going to happen to Higher Education and HELP? What’s in it for me?

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Emerging Economist Series

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday May 13, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

Robert Gottliebsen will be joining the Emerging Economist Series as our special guest for lunch.   Registration for this series is now closed, however, if you would like to participate in the 2016/17 series, please contact us at admin@esansw.org.au

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EPAP, ESA QLD & Griffith Uni - PD Seminar on Cost Benefit Analysis

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Friday May 13, 2016, 2:30 pm

From: Queensland Branch

The Economic Policy and Analysis Program (EPAP), Griffith University and the Economics Society of Australia (QLD) present a free Professional Development Seminar covering topical issues in Cost Benefit Analysis. The sessions will focus on the art and science of CBA to help better understand how this powerful tool can be applied to real world problems.

Topics include: Non-market evaluations of the environment, modelling the impact of flooding on infrastructure, natural disasters and infrastructure betterment, sensitivity analysis, and Monte Carlo evaluations. 

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ESA QLD 2016 Business Lunch - Philip Lowe, RBA

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 16, 2016, 12:00 pm

From: Queensland Branch

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to a luncheon event featuring the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe.

Recent developments in the Australian and global economies

Date: Thursday, 16 June 2016

Time: 12:00pm for 12:15 start, to conclude by 2pm

Venue: Grand Ballroom, Hilton Brisbane, Queen St Mall, Brisbane

Food: A two-course lunch with wine will be served

Dress: Business attire

Payment options (attractive early bird pricing closes 19 May)

Payment options offered during the booking process are Paypal, and offline payment via invoice. It is possible to pay by credit card using the Paypal option without having a Paypal account - follow the prompts when directed to the Paypal website during the booking. If you have difficulties, please email admin@esaqld.org.au for a payment form.

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22nd International Panel Data Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 28, 2016, 9:00 am

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ACE 2016

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 11, 2016, 8:30 am

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ABE Briefing - The US economic outlook and monetary policy

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 13, 2016, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

Australian Business Economists (ABE) is pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with Dr Loretta Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - The US Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy.

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APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED - Women in Economics Retreat

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 14, 2016, 8:00 am

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED for this 2 day retreat, being held as part of ACE2016.  

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29th History of Economic Thought Society of Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 14, 2016, 9:00 am

From: Victoria Branch

The History of Economic Thought Society of Australia's annual conference will be held in Melbourne at the Royal Society of Victoria in the centre of Melbourne.

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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 12:00 am

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IEA 18th World Congress

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Jun 19, 2017, 12:00 am

The International Economic Association (IEA) is pleased to announce its 18th World Congress to be held at Expo Bancomer, Santa Fe, Mexico City between Monday 19 and Friday 23 June 2017. The congress is jointly organized with the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, CIDE, Mexico.

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Welcome

Welcome to the National website of the Economic Society of Australia (The Society). The Society is primarily concerned with promoting discussion and debate of economic issues within Australia.

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