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Partner Event: Public Lecture with Joel Mokyr

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 4, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Victoria

Swinburne's Centre for Transformative Innovation is hosting a public lecture by Professor Joel Mokyr from Northwestern University who will discuss how rapidly improving research tools impact on future economic well-being and how the threats to growth are coming from the institutional-political direction, not traditional economic forces.

 

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Hipsters, hamburgers and booze – how market forces impact the Tasmanian Agri-Food ScoreCard

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 30, 2017, 5:15 pm

From: Tasmanian

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Professional Development Seminar: Tracking the environmental footprint of firms in industrialising countries

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 30, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: Victoria

The next professional development seminar will be presented by Dr Leslie from the University of Melbourne who will discuss : Tracking the environmental footprint of firms in industrialising countries.

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The European Migration Challenge

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 28, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: South Australia

The Economic Society of Australia (South Australia Branch) and the School of Economics, University of Adelaide, jointly organising a lecture on "The European Migration Challenge" presented by Professor Klaus F. Zimmermann. 

 

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Lunchtime Seminar: Trends in Economics Enrolments at Australian Universities

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 23, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales

In a speech given on 29 July 2017, Dr Jacqui Dwyer (Head of the Reserve Bank’s Information Department) showed that there has been a sharp drop in the number of students studying economics in Year 12 since the early 1990s, alongside a substantial decline in diversity.

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Annual General Meeting: Save the Date

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 22, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria

The Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia will be held at 5.30 pm on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 at the Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne. Afterwards, Professor John Freebairn will give a talk on Reform Options for State Property Taxes.

 

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ABE Annual Dinner and Briefing by Dr Philip Lowe

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 21, 2017, 6:45 pm

From: New South Wales

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present its annual dinner including a briefing and discussion with Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia - Recent Developments in the Australian and Global Economy.

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Ethics and Incentives

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Nov 17, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales

This Roundtable will focus on Ethics and Incentives and will serve as a no-frills debate about how we choose, promote, design, and advise in social science and business.

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AGM and Annual Dinner with Dr Gigi Foster

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 16, 2017, 6:15 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

Our speaker for this year is Dr Gigi Foster, Associate Professor University of NSW, who will be speaking on the topic: Ethics in Economics

Come along to the AGM and have a say in the direction of the ESA(ACT) and vote for the new committee and share your ideas.

To access the 2017 AGM documents at our web site 'LOGIN' to the member portal and click on 'My Documents'.  Then click on the folder titled 2017 AGM.  If you are experiencing any difficulty in accessing the 2017 AGM folder please contact the Secretariat at admin@esaact.org.au or ring 0408 492 405. 

If you plan on only attending the AGM and not the Annual Dinner please RSVP the Secretariat at admin@esaact.org.au.

A reminder that postal/email votes and proxies are due to the secretariat by 5pm Monday 14 November and that only financial members of the Economics Society (ACT) are eligible to vote at the AGM.

Click here to renew your membership if you not currently a financial member.

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International Conference on Business and Economics

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Nov 16, 2017, 9:00 am

From: Western Australia

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Stan Kelly Lecture 2017: Where is the Growth Going to Come From

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 15, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Victoria

After the mining investment boom and then the apartment construction boom, where is Australia’s economic growth going to come from in future? And does it matter where it comes from? The 2017 Stan Kelly Lecture will be given by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor (Economic) of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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Partner Event: The Challenges Facing IP Systems: Researching for the Future

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 15, 2017, 5:45 pm

From: Victoria

Swinburne's Centre for Transformative Innovation at Swinburne University of Technology is holding its inaugural ‘Tom Spurling Oration’ at 6.00pm on the 15th November 2017.

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The National Electricity Market: Current challenges and its future

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 14, 2017, 12:00 pm

From: Queensland

Lunchtime discussion on the future of the NEM, chaired by Synergies Principal Euan Morton and featuring presentations from University of Queensland Economics Professor Flavio Menezes and AGL Chief Economist Tim Nelson.

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Sundowner

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Monday Nov 13, 2017, 5:15 pm

From: Western Australia

Members and guests of the ESA are invited to a Sundowner featuring a presentation by Ms Jessica Shaw MLA on her experience in becoming a Member of Parliament and her role as Chairperson of the Economics and Industry Standing Committee.

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Political fragmentation: the rise and rise of the minor party vote

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 6, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: South Australia

The minor party vote in Australia is on the rise. And it is rising faster in the regions than the cities. Politicians in the major parties are nervous and looking to win back voters, but lack of understanding of the causes of this shift risks bad policy.

In this presentation, Danielle Wood will explore the economic, social and institutional explanations for the changes in voting patterns.

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EES Lunch with Ross Gittins AM

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 2, 2017, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales

Ross Gittins AM, Economics Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald will be our special guest for lunch. Subscribe to the Emerging Economist Series to attend this event.

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Lunchtime Seminar: Taking the lab to the field

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 26, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales

Taking the lab to the field: using lab-in-the-field experiments to inform policy: Lab experiments conducted in a naturalistic environment, termed “lab-in-the-field” experiments, are becoming an increasingly popular methodology. This talk discusses the use of the methodology to inform policy decisions.

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Professional Development Seminar: Transparency and credibility of economic research

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 26, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: Victoria

The next professional development seminar will be presented by Professor Chris Doucouliagos from Deakin University.

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Economic Fast Track Briefing - Differential regulated pricing

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 26, 2017, 12:15 pm

From: Queensland

Differential Pricing with Courtney Chester, QCA: Is it ever okay to charge different customers different amounts for the same service?

Come and test this question against the principles of economic efficiency, fairness and regulatory governance, in a real-life example from the chronicles of Queensland’s competition authority.

A light lunch will be served from 12.15pm.  There is no charge for this event which is supported by the Queensland Competition Authority.  However, prior booking is essential.

 

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Informal Networking Event - Topic for discussion: When will Australian economic research win a Nobel Memorial Prize?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 25, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

The ACT branch of the Economics Society invites you to come and join them at the Highball Express for a casual drink and a chat, and network with other economists.

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Partner Event: IMF World Economic Outlook October

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 24, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria

Monash Business School’s Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability, together with its Centre for Global Business, are pleased to invite you to a public lecture to be given by Dr Petia Topalova, Deputy Division Chief, World Economic Studies Division of the Research Department at the IMF.

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Policy in the Pub: Reforming payments: direct charging for credit cards

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 18, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria

This month’s talk is from Stephen King and Rodney Maddock who will discuss a proposal to reform how we use cards for making payments.


 

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Policy in the Pub: Reforming payments: direct charging for credit cards (Copy)

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 18, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria

This month’s talk is from Stephen King and Rodney Maddock who will discuss a proposal to reform how we use cards for making payments.


 

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Economic Policy and Growth with Professor Gary Banks AO

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 18, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT branch invites you to a presentation on the role of economics and economists in government, and the challenges in developing good policy for fostering economic growth.

Click here to download a flyer for this event.  

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from an economist who was awarded the Economic Society of Australia’s inaugural Distinguished Public Policy Fellow Award.

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Strangers Trusting Strangers: Some Insights into Airbnb and Tourism

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 17, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Queensland

The Young Economists and the Women in Economics Network are delighted to invite you to their first joint event with presenter Renuka Mahadevan, Associate Professor for the School of Economics at UQ.

 

Renuka will share her research on the rise of the accommodation sharing economy both within Australia and globally, as well as the resulting impacts of this phenomenon.

 

Nibble food will be provided, beverages are available at the bar at your own cost.

 

Cost: YE/WEN/ESA Members $15, Non-Members $25

 

Event date: Tuesday 17th October, 6pm - 8pm

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