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ACE2020 - Wealth & Wellbeing


ACE2020, which will be focusing on "100 years of Welfare Economics", will be hosted by ESA's Western Australia branch.  Keep an eye on our website for more information as it comes in and in the meantime Hold the Date of 8-10 July 2020.

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Awards 2019

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2019 in Melbourne

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Motherhood, caring and the careers of Australian women - April 2019

Poll 37

Proposition 1: "Without changes to existing public policy or private sector practice in Australia, motherhood will always negatively affect a woman's career."

Proposition 2: "In Australia, fathers are more restricted than mothers in fulfilling a caring role while in employment."

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ACE2019

Hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, ACE2019 was held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. Presentations will be posted progressively.

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Queens Birthday Honours 2018

The following economists were recognised in the Queens Birthday Honours.  Congratulations to Professor John W FREEBAIRN AO; Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Colin HARCOURT AC and Emeritus Professor Margaret Jennifer NOWAK AM.  Professors Freebairn and Nowak are also NEP panellists - keep reading to see their contributions.

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Events

ESAYP Presenting economic information

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 18, 2019, 12:15 pm

From: Victoria

The second iteration of ESAYP's learning showcases focuses on presenting economic information. Our speakers will demonstrate best practice in the two main ways economists and policymakers present information.

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Book Launch: Innovation + Equality: How to Create a Future That Is More Star Trek Than Terminator

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Monday Nov 18, 2019, 6:00 pm

From: Victoria

The book argues that inequality isn’t simply ‘the price of progress’. Instead, the authors make the case that it’s possible to pursue policies that will make society more entrepreneurial and more equal. By Joshua Gans and Andrew Leigh, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers, Published by MIT Press.

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ABE Annual Dinner

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 19, 2019, 6:45 pm

From: New South Wales

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a briefing and discussion at our annual dinner with Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia  - Issues in economic policy

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Cost-Benefit Analysis Workshop Presented by Dr. Peter Abelson

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 20, 2019, 9:00 am

From: New South Wales

Peter Abelson will provide a comprehensive 2-day workshop on CBA. The 8 sessions over the 2 days will include power point presentations covering all major issues, discussion questions and contemporary case studies.

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Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) – Annual General Meeting

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 27, 2019, 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, 27 November 2019 at the Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne.

Afterwards there will be a presentation from freelance economics writer Jason Murphy on his new book Incentivology.


 
 
 

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Women's suffrage and economic empowerment: panel discussion

Date: Friday Nov 29, 2019, 5:00 pm

From: Women In Economics

The Women in Economics Network is hosting a panel discussion to celebrate the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in South Australia.

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Year in Review and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 4, 2019, 5:15 pm

From: Queensland

Year in Review and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

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

Andreas Chai will provide some comments on the 2019 Nobel Prize awarded to Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer who were recognised for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

President Julian Pearce will provide an update on the activities of the Society over the year and preview the year ahead.

We look forward to seeing you all then!

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Women in Economics Network: End-of-year wrap up with Cordelia Fine

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 4, 2019, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria

Join the Women in Economics Network Victorian Branch for our end-of-year celebration. We will wrap up our activities for the year and be joined by special guest, Professor Cordelia Fine.

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Special General Meeting of ESA

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 4, 2019, 6:00 pm

From: New South Wales

A Special General Meeting of the Economic Society of Australia (NSW) will be held on Wednesday 4 December.

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WEN and Wine

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Saturday Dec 7, 2019, 11:00 am

From: Australian Capital Territory

Join us to celebrate another great year of women in economics, networking!  

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Half Yearly Budget Review 2019-20

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Dec 12, 2019, 7:15 am

From: New South Wales

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a briefing and discussion at breakfast with The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP, Treasurer New South Wales.

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Course on Household Economics, Domestic Violence, and the Law by Professor Shoshana Grossbard

Date: Monday Feb 3, 2020, 8:30 am

From: Queensland

The Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW 2020) Organising Committee is delighted to inform you that Professor Shoshana Grossbard will offer a Course on Household Economics, Domestic Violence, and the Law in conjunction with AGEW 2020.

 

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Feb 5, 2020, 9:00 am

The next Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2020) will be hosted by the Women in Economics Network (WEN) in partnership with QUT, in Brisbane, Australia, on 5-7 February 2020.

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CBA Forum

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Apr 24, 2020, 12:00 am

From: New South Wales

ESA NSW is pleased to announce that in 2020 we will be reintroducing the popular CBA forum.  Save the date of 24th of April - numbers will be limited to 120.

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IEA World Congress, Bali Indonesia

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Jul 3, 2020, 12:00 am

You are invited to submit a paper to the contributed sessions of this triennial congress, jointly organized with the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, that will be held in Bali, Indonesia from July 3 to July 7, 2020.

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Australian Statistical Society and NZ Statistical Association Conference - ANZSC 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Jul 6, 2020, 12:00 am

This conference brings together four leading statistical communities in the region – the Statistical Society of Australia, the New Zealand Statistical Association, the International Institute of Business Analysis (Special Interest Group for Business Analytics), and the Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics.

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ACE2020

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 8, 2020, 12:00 am

You are invited to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2020 to be held from the 8th to 10th of July 2020 in Perth, Western Australia.

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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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