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WEAI Call for Papers - 93rd Annual Conference

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Dec 15, 2017, 12:00 am

Plan to join us next summer in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 26-30, 2018, for WEAI's 93rd Annual Conference.

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Women in Economics Network Christmas Party: In Conversation with Karen Chester

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 14, 2017, 5:00 pm

From: Victoria Branch

Please join us on the Terrace of PWC for some Christmas festivities and a celebration of WENs first year! As part of the evening, Deputy Chair of the Productivity Commission, Karen Chester, will share her experiences and insights about life as an economist.

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Policy in the Pub: Too little of a good thing? Competition in the Australian economy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 13, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria Branch

This month’s talk is from Jim Minifie from the Grattan Institute, who will discuss a forthcoming Grattan report co-authored with Grattan’s Lucy Percival and Cameron Chisholm.


 

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Year in review and the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 13, 2017, 5:00 pm

From: Queensland Branch

Year in review and the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics

Join us for the Economic Society’s final event for the year and some drinks and savouries.

The function will feature a brief update from Professor Flavio Menezes,  Economic Society Qld President, on the activities for the Society for the year.

 Professor John Quiggin will also provide some comments on the 2017 Nobel Prize for economics which was awarded to Richard Thaler for his contributions to behavioural economics.  Professor Quiggin's 1980 honours thesis at the ANU provided and independent analytical basis for some of the themes considered by behavioural economists.

There can be no-one better than John Quiggin to provide comments on the latest Nobel Prize in economics.

Date and Time: 5.00 for 5.15pm start, until 7pm, Wednesday 13 December

Venue: QUT S Block 12th floor, Owen J Wordsworth Room, George St, Brisbane

Cost:  Free for members; $40 for non-members

Please contact the secretariat (admin@esaqld.org.au) if you wish to pay by credit card.

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ESAYP Breakfast with Chloe Munro

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 13, 2017, 7:45 am

From: Victoria Branch

The Economic Society of Australia Young Professionals is pleased to present our final breakfast event for 2017- Reliable and sustainable: the challenges of transitioning to renewable energy.

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'Surviving Canberra' an end of year celebration

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 12, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory Branch

Please join us to celebrate a fantastic inaugural year for the Women in Economics Network in Canberra.  

 

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The 2017 AGM and an address by an Emeritus Professor Sue Richardson

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 12, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: South Australia Branch

The 2017 AGM of the Economic Society of Australia (SA Branch) will be held on Tuesday 12th December at 5:30pm,

The AGM will be followed by an Address by Sue Richardson, an Emeritus Professor at the National Institute of Labour Studies of Flinders University – commencing at 6.00pm. The topic of her address is:

Setting the Australian Minimum Wage.

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HASS Centres of Excellence Workshop

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Dec 11, 2017, 10:00 am

The Australian Academy of Humanities, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities and Australian Research Council are convening this one-day workshop for potential HASS applicants for the forthcoming ARC Centres of Excellence rounds.

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Economics Society of Australia (ACT) Christmas Drinks

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 7, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory Branch

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT invites you to its Christmas Drinks night, where we will reflect on the year that was and consider the year to come.

The venue is the beautiful and relaxing facility at Old Parliament House.

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Mapping peace, reslience and gender equality

Date: Thursday Dec 7, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Women In Economics

Please join us for a conversation with the Global Peace Index, the Women’s Resilience Index and introducing the new Women, Peace & Security Index

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WEN End of Year Drinks

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 6, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: New South Wales Branch

Join us to catch up and celebrate the WEN’s first year, and hear about our bigger and better events planned for 2018 including skill development sessions

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Partner Event: ADB Chief Economist, Yasuyuki Sawada

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 6, 2017, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria Branch

Monash Business School's Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability, together with its South-Asia Research Network, Centre for Global Business, are delighted to invite members of the Economic Society to a public lecture to be given by Professor Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist and Director in General, Asian Development Bank.

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Women in Economics Network: Gender gaps among academic economists

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 5, 2017, 12:00 pm

From: Victoria Branch

WEN (Victoria) is very pleased to welcome Professor Karen Mumford, who is visiting Australia from the University of York. In this seminar, Karen will look at what’s changed for women economists in academia and discuss the challenges they still encounter. She will share her recent analysis of the gender pay gap amongst academic economists in the UK and how it has (not) changed this century. 

We thank the Markets, Culture and Behaviours Group within the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University, for their support of this WEN event.

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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 Branch

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 Branch

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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 Branch

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 Branch

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 Branch

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 Branch

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 Branch

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 Branch

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 Branch

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 Branch

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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 Branch

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 Branch

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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