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Stiglitz Essay Prize

The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the Second Stiglitz Essay Prize (SEP) in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz. 

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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

Women in Economics Network: “So you’re thinking of a career in financial markets…?”

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 22, 2019, 7:00 am

From: Australian Capital Territory

Come and meet three experts from three different fields who can give you their unplugged version of what it’s like to be a women in the finance industry in Australia.

Thanks to our sponsor Shaw And Partners.

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Professional Development Seminar: Why economists need a strong voice around data access and analysis

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 24, 2019, 12:30 pm

From: Victoria

Please join us for October's Professional Development seminar to hear from Professor Abigail Payne on why economists need a strong voice around data access and analysis.

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Australia - Collateral damage in a trade skirmish? - Craig Emerson, Gorana Grgic and Lai Ha Chan

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 29, 2019, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with a panel featuring
Dr Craig Emerson, Dr Lai Ha Chan and Dr Gorana Grgic. The expert panel will discuss current trade hostilities and implications for Australia.

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Young Economist South Australia presents Professor Gigi Foster

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 29, 2019, 5:30 pm

From: South Australia

Young Economist South Australia presents Gigi Foster
 
Driven by the invisible: The economics of the unseen -
love, gender issues, identity, and their connection to economics and to measurement.

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Stan Kelly Lecture 2019: Frances Adamson

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 30, 2019, 6:30 pm

From: Victoria

The 2019 Stan Kelly Lecture will be given by Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Affairs & Trade.

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ESA (ACT) Annual Dinner

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 30, 2019, 6:30 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

ESA (ACT) would like to invite you to our Annual Dinner featuring a talk from Stephen Koukoulas, Managing Director at Market Economics.

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WEN Panel Event: Engaging with the media

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 31, 2019, 5:00 pm

From: New South Wales

To address the imbalance in female representation in the economics profession in the media, our exciting panel will share their insights on how to engage with the media and build your profile. Our panel will include economists with experience talking to the media, and representatives from the media who regularly engage with economists.

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32nd PhD Conference in Economics and Business

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Oct 31, 2019, 8:30 pm

From: New South Wales

32nd PhD Conference in Economics and Business will be held at the Crawford School, ANU from 31st October – Friday 1st November 2019.

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ESA (ACT) FIRST FRIDAY ECONOMICS - November

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Nov 1, 2019, 5:30 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

FFE is an exciting initiative aimed at enriching the professional and social lives of Canberra economists. We aim to provide a congenial setting, on the first Friday of every month, to allow the interaction of mainly young Canberra economists, with a major Canberra economist invited to give a short address. Finger food and drinks provided free of charge.

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WEN Annual General Meeting 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 7, 2019, 5:30 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

The Women in Economics Network is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. 

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Trivia Night 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 7, 2019, 6:00 pm

From: New South Wales

ESA's Trivia Night promises a night of fun, networking, general knowledge and trivia. The Young Economists Network invites its members, Economic Society of Australia members, young professionals, academics & students, and friends to a night of trivia fun and networking. The trivia will cover general knowledge questions and economics questions. Finger food will be provided.

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ESA (ACT) Annual General Meeting

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 7, 2019, 6:30 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

The Economic Society of Australia (ACT) is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting.

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Workshop on Economics of Health, Inequality and Behaviour

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Nov 11, 2019, 8:00 am

From: New South Wales

This multidisciplinary conference aims to foster a series of dialogue among social scientists on the nexus between health, behaviour, and inequality across developed and developing societies.

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Stephen Koukoulas, MD, Market Economics EES Lunch

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 11, 2019, 12:15 pm

From: New South Wales

This is the final Emerging Economist Series lunch for 2019.  Stephen Koukoulas has a rare and specialised professional experience over more than 25 years as an economist in government, as Global Head of economic and market research, a Chief Economist for two major banks and as economic advisor to the Prime Minister.

Follow this link to attend lunch with Stephen Koukoulas.

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Young Economist's Update on Current Conditions in the Australian Economy with the Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 12, 2019, 5:30 pm

From: Queensland

Young Economists Qld (YE) welcome you to an evening to hear Merylin Coombs, Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), provide a summary of the RBA’s November Statement of Monetary Policy and take questions on recent developments.

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Policy in the Pub - Nicole Lockwood on planning major infrastructure projects: A case study of Westport

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 13, 2019, 5:30 pm

From: Western Australia

As part of our Policy in the Pub series of events, we are pleased to invite you to hear from Nicole Lockwood. Nicole is the Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce charged with planning the infrastructure to drive the freight future of WA’s South West for the next 50 years and beyond. Nicole will present on how to plan for long-term infrastructure projects, focusing on the example of the Westport project.

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WEN Event: Lynne Cockerell from the Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Nov 15, 2019, 12:15 pm

From: South Australia

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a lunchtime event with special guest speaker, Lynne Cockerell, Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis Department at the Reserve Bank. Lynne will discuss the following topic: The future of growth – the role of education and health.

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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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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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