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WIB X WEN: Women in Economics

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 22, 2020, 6:00 pm

From: Western Australia

Come along to our event in collaboration with the UWA Women in Business.

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Accelerating infrastructure project delivery post-COVID - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 16, 2020, 4:00 pm

From: New South Wales

With COVID-19 driving economic downturn in Australia and globally, the role for fiscal support, including infrastructure investment, will be critical in promoting recovery. There are several things governments can focus on to accelerate investment and strengthen the role infrastructure can play in bolstering growth- across project selection; accelerating the development process; mobilising for success and streamlining construction. In this session, we discuss some key insights for Australia, including through domestic and international case studies. Shannon Cotter, Infrastructure Advisory Leader- Australia and New Zealand at EY, will lead a discussion on these ideas in an interactive session. The NSW Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar and look forward to welcoming you to this event.

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Economic well-being: Is GDP the right measure? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

Gross Domestic Product, while used so often, has long been criticised as a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. Alternative measures have been proposed to better reflect of societal well-being, and more recently, conventional measures of GDP are being re-examined to incorporate the growing importance of online economic transactions and globalisation. This webinar is brought to you by WEN QLD Branch.  The timings shown are AEST.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Regulation of digital platforms - Australian experience - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion on the role of privacy and data security, as well as the bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and major platforms such as Google and Facebook.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Alternative Careers Using Economics - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

Have you ever considered where studying economics might take you – aside from careers with the job title ‘economist’? Join our panel as they discuss their career paths and where an economics degree has taken them (so far!). The SA Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA).

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Professor Ian Harper AO - Delivering the Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 5:00 pm

2020 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Professor Ian Harper AO - The Human Dimension of Good Economic Policy-making

The late Ted Evans, like many of his generation, understood innately that economic policy-making affects people’s lives in more fundamental ways than numbers can ever capture. In this lecture, Ian Harper will draw on his extensive policy experience in financial regulation, wages policy, competition policy and, most recently, monetary policy during the pandemic to discuss the ways in which his own approach to good economic policy-making has been shaped by Ted’s example in keeping one eye on how the policy advice translates into the lives of ordinary people..

The annual Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture is a partnership between ESA Qld, UQ, QUT and Griffith University. 

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Professional Development: Climbing the jobs ladder slower - young people in a weak labour market - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 12:30 pm

Please join us for a Professional Development Seminar on the Productivity Commission's research into young people in a weak labour market.

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ESA (ACT): How can economic policy get us out of this COVID mess?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 20, 2020, 6:00 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

Come and join us at our first face to face event since before pre-COVID times! Enjoy a stimulating discussion of economic policy over some wine and canapes, in the company of fellow economics professionals you haven’t seen since February.

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Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States, with The Hon. Nick Greiner AC - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

Join WEN NSW Branch in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

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To study (or not to study) economics: Results of the RBA student survey - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 13, 2020, 10:00 am

Student enrolment numbers in economics have starkly declined in Australian high schools over recent decades. Furthermore, diversity among economics students on the basis of gender and socioeconomic background has also declined during this time. These statistics prompt us to ask what has contributed towards these trends?.  This event is brought to you by the Women in Economics Network and the timing is 10am until 11am AEST.

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ESA NSW Branch - AGM 2020 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 12, 2020, 6:00 pm

From: New South Wales

Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the ESA NSW Branch will be held on Wednesday 12 August 2020

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The Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Aug 12, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Women In Economics

Join Women in Economics and Women in Energy for an online panel discussion on the Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19. Note: the timing of this event is AWST

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When does industry benchmarking become collusion? Webinar - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 11, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Queensland

The presentation will analyse when industry benchmarking and other information sharing agreements become collusion and lessen competition in a substantial way. It will highlight practices which are of concern to competition agencies such as e ACCC (Australia), FTC/DOJ (US) and EC (Europe). Past court cases and current competition guidelines will be discussed.  The presentation will also discuss whether the considerations taken into account should change in the current extreme circumstances during a pandemic. The event time is AEST.

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ABE Briefing - The Economic Outlook: Key themes and forecasts from the Statement on Monetary Policy - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Aug 7, 2020, 11:45 am

From: New South Wales

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a briefing and discussion with Dr Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor (Economic), Reserve Bank of Australia - The Economic Outlook: Key themes and forecasts from the Statement on Monetary Policy.

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Improving Women's Financial Literacy - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 6, 2020, 5:00 pm

Join our expert panel from the public sector and academia as they discuss women’s financial literacy and why it needs to improve, particularly in the current context - with women’s economic wellbeing disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This webinar event has been organised by the Women in Economics Network, as part of the ESA National Seminar Series. Timings are AEST.

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ESA (ACT) Webinar: 'New Global COVID-19 scenarios' with Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 30, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Australian Capital Territory

Join us to hear one of Australia's foremost economists, ANU Professor Warwick J. McKibbin AO, discuss his current world leading research of global macroeconomic scenarios of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ABE Webinar - A step-change in the financing task - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Jul 30, 2020, 1:30 pm

From: New South Wales

AOFM chief Rob Nicholl speaks about 'rewriting' the issuance approach... and implications.

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The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 22, 2020, 12:30 pm

NOTE - NEW DATE Join the Economic Society of Australia for a presentation by Saul Eslake titled ’The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic’. In this presentation, Saul will discuss the spread of COVID-19 and the extent of the resulting economic shutdowns. He will provide commentary on how the economies of Australia’s major trading partners have been affected, and then provide a more detailed look at the impact on the Australian economy.  The timing of this event is AEST.

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Recent Developments in the Australian and Global Economies - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: New South Wales

The Anika Foundation and Australian Business Economists are pleased to present a fundraiser in support of The Anika Foundation with a briefing by Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia - Recent Developments in the Australian and Global Economies

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Leadership During a Crisis - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020, 9:00 am

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA). 

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critically important role and responsibility of leaders in guiding society towards a collective goal. Much attention has been placed on heads of government worldwide, and comparing the relative effectiveness of their leadership styles and handling of the crisis situation.

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Policy in the Virtual Pub - No free lunch: Higher superannuation means lower wages - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 15, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Victoria

This month's Policy in the Virtual Pub webinar presents research published earlier this year by the Grattan Institute's Brendan Coates, Will Mackey and Matt Cowgill.

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Impacts of the pandemic on household spending - National Young Economists Event - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 15, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Queensland

As part of its webinar series, the Young Economists (QLD) invite you to a presentation by Adelaide Timbrell, on household spending habits during the COVID-19 lockdown, the impact of eased restrictions and expectations for the longer-term trend of spending.  The event time is AEST.

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National Young Economist Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jul 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

Join us for the 2020 National Young Economist Debate (6pm AEST Friday 10 July)

Gigi Foster (Professor, Director of Education at the University of NSW) and Brendan Coates (Household Finances Program Director at the Grattan Institute) will be leading teams of young economists from across Australia debating the topic:

'The Federal Government's Job Keeper & Job Seeker Programs should be extended in their current form beyond the end of September 2020 to allow for continued economic ​recovery'.  This event starts at 6pm AEST and concludes at 7pm AEST.

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ACE 2020 - Deferred until 2021

Event Type: ESA Event

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

From: Western Australia

The Australian Conference of Economists (ACE2020) which was scheduled to be held in Perth from 8 to 10 July 2020 will be deferred by a year, so we look forward to seeing everyone in Perth in 2021. Details of this event will be announced in due course.

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