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ACE2016 - Call for Papers

ACE 2016 – Expanding Frontiers of Economics  |  Call for Papers 

Hosted by the Economic Society of Australia (South Australia branch) and the National Institute of Labour Studies (Flinders University), this premier conference provides a forum for academic, government and non-government economists to discuss and share findings in economic policy, practice and research.

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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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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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73% say no to Bah Humbug

How Grinchy are Australian economists really?

The National Economics Panel as part of the ESA-Monash Forum responded to a Christmas-themed statement this month:

Giving specific presents as holiday gifts is inefficient, because recipients could satisfy their preferences much better with cash.

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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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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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National Economic Panel

Members of the ESA National Economic Panel were recently asked

"Aligning Sunday penalty rates for hospitality, entertainment and retailing industries with the current levels for Saturday, as proposed in the Productivity Commission's draft report

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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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Events

Emerging Economist Series

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Feb 12, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

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In Conversation with Justin Wolfers and Betsey Stevenson

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 17, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

The White House, the US Economy, Economics in Pop Culture and everything in between.

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Policy in the Pub: Brendan Coates on Tax breaks for superannuation

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 17, 2016, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria Branch

Policy in the Pub is kicking off for the year with Brendan Coates from the Grattan Institute presenting on its recent publication Targeting the Tax Breaks for Superannuation.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Dr Nicholas Biddle, ANU

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Feb 19, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

The new economics of wellbeing and the implications for Indigenous policy, presented by Dr Nicholas Biddle, ANU

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Prof. Paul Jensen: Innovations in innovation policy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 25, 2016, 12:30 pm

From: Victoria Branch

ESA Vic will be running the first Professional Development day for 2016 on 25 Febuary 2016. The speaker will be Professor Paul Jensen who will talk about innovation policy.

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Economics and Biology of Contests Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Saturday Feb 27, 2016, 9:00 am

Hosted by QUT's Queensland Behavioural Economics group and School of Economics and Finance, Brisbane will play host to an exciting gathering of economic and evolutionary thinkers.

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Emerging Economist Series

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Mar 11, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

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ACE 2016 - Call for Papers

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Mar 14, 2016, 12:00 am

Hosted by the Economic Society of Australia (South Australia branch) and the National Institute of Labour Studies (Flinders University), this premier conference provides a forum for academic, government and non-government economists to discuss and share findings in economic policy, practice and research.

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Emerging Economist Series

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Apr 18, 2016, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

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Lunchtime Seminar - Professor Mary S. Morgan

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 21, 2016, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

Professor Mary S. Morgan will be visiting Sydney as part of the Economic Society of Australia's Eminent Speaker Series 2016.   More details to follow.

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Shann Memorial Lecture

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 27, 2016, 6:00 pm

From: Western Australia Branch

Models: Facts, Artefacts or Fictions?  |  Professor Mary S. Morgan of the LSE will be visiting Perth as part of the Economic Society’s 2016 Eminent Speaker Series. 

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Prof. Mary S Morgan, Dinner

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 28, 2016, 7:00 pm

From: Western Australia Branch

Hold the Date  |  Informal dinner with Professor Mary S. Morgan for Members of Economic Society of Australia, WA Branch and their partners only.  Venue, cost and further details to be confirmed.

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Economic Workshop: Measurement and Policy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Apr 29, 2016, 9:00 am

From: Western Australia Branch

Poverty Measures: Aggregating Up to Get Back Down Again  |  The Society's Eminent Speaker, 2016,  Professor Mary S. Morgan will be participating in this full day Economic Workshop - further details to follow.  

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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.

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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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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

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

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