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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

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

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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Professional Development Seminar: Transparency and credibility of economic research

Event Type: ESA Event

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

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

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Partner Event: IMF World Economic Outlook October

Event Type: Partner Event

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

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

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

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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Women in Economics Network: Politics at the Pub: Chris Bowen and Clare O’Neil

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Oct 9, 2017, 5:30 pm

In a special event for the Women in Economics Network, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen and Shadow Justice Minister Clare O’Neil will discuss female participation in the economy and in the senior ranks of business and government.

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Partner Event: Choosing Openness: Why global engagement is best for Australia

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 3, 2017, 6:00 pm

In the early part of the twentieth century, the world turned inwards as fear shut down flows of people and goods across national borders. A century later, can we make a better choice?


Please join us for the launch of Choosing Openness, a new Lowy Institute Paper by the Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP and published by Penguin Random House Australia.
 
Across the developed world, global engagement has become a major political fault line. Some say that trade, investment, and immigration are threats rather than opportunities. Global uncertainty, rising inequality, and populism present real challenges to globalists. Choosing Openness argues that Australia’s past prosperity has flowed from engaging with the world. An open Australia requires stronger advocacy and smarter policies.

 

In-conversation with Andrew Leigh and Anthony Bubalo, Deputy Director and Research Director of the Lowy Institute, followed by a Q&A.

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Professional Development Seminar: Entering Global Value Chains: Do Trade Missions Work?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 28, 2017, 12:30 pm

The next professional development seminar will be presented by Associate-Professor Alfons Palangykara from Swinburne University.

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Partner Event: History of Economic Thought Society 2017 Conference

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 26, 2017, 9:00 am

The 2017 conference of the History of Economic Thought Society of Australia will be held in Canberra, at University House of the Australian National University, over the 26th and 27th of September.

The Keynote Speaker is Professor John Creedy (Victoria University of Wellington). A Special Speaker is Jeremey Sheamur (Emeritus ANU).

The Conference dinner will be held at the historic Old Parliament House on the evening of Tuesday the 26th of September.

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Policy in the Pub: The Australian Economic Outlook: Where to from here?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 20, 2017, 5:30 pm

Australia’s non-mining economy is currently experiencing a gradual cyclical recovery, while growth outcomes have become more uniform across industries and states. Is this likely to continue? Is history an appropriate guide? And where do we see the risks?


 

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ESSA: Immigration and Identity: Q & A on The Economics of a Globalised World

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 5, 2017, 6:30 pm

The Economics Student Society of Australia (ESSA) invites members of the community to join them in a night of insight, exploration and discovery at their upcoming flagship Q&A event hosted with experts gathered from around Australia.

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Professional Development Seminar: Houses are not homes

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Sep 1, 2017, 12:30 pm

The next professional development seminar will be presented by Associate-Professor Ashton de Silva from RMIT who will discuss the growing phenomena of accessing household good via the use of alternative financial services.

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Women in Economics Network: Achieving flexibility and gender diversity in the workplace

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Aug 21, 2017, 5:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is hosting a panel discussion exploring how to achieve workplaces that support the health and wellbeing of workers and achieve greater gender diversity.

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Partner Event: How does economics shape science?

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 16, 2017, 5:45 pm

The Centre for Transformative Innovation at Swinburne invites you to an address from Professor Paula Stephan of Georgia State University who will discuss how incentives and cost affect scientific behaviour around the world and the lessons for today.

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Policy in the Pub: Political fragmentation: the rise and rise of the minor party vote

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 16, 2017, 5:30 pm

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


 

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Partner Event: David Finch Public Lecture

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 9, 2017, 6:30 pm

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Professional Development Seminar: EU-UK-Australia trade relations: Future directions?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 27, 2017, 12:30 pm

July's professional development seminar will be presented by Professor Bruce Wilson from RMIT who will future directions in EU-UK-Australia trade relation.

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Women in Economics Network & Melbourne Institute Cocktail Event

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jul 21, 2017, 4:00 pm

The Melbourne Institute and WEN are co-hosting a cocktail event at the end of this year's 2017 Economic and Social Outlook Conference at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne.

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Policy in the Pub: Can Melbourne remain a liveable city?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 19, 2017, 5:30 pm

Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city by the Economist magazine in recent years, although it fares less well in ratings by other agencies. Melbourne is undergoing rapid and fundamental transformation into a high rise city coupled with some of the world’s most extensive urban sprawl. It is projected to reach a population of eight million people by 2050. The talk will investigate whether Melbourne can continue to function effectively under this scenario or whether it will decline into dysfunction.


 

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Professional Development Seminar: Understanding the Relationship Between Subjective Wellbeing and Gambling Behaviour

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 29, 2017, 12:30 pm

June's professional development seminar will be presented by Professor Lisa Farrell from RMIT who will discuss the relationship between gambling behavior and subjective wellbeing.

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ESAYP Breakfast with Anna Cronin

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 29, 2017, 7:30 am

The Economic Society of Australia Young Professionals is pleased to present our next breakfast event - The Idea and the Reality - Lessons on the Conditions for Economic Reform.

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Professional Development Seminar: Competing by Default - A New Way to Break the Glass Ceiling

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday May 25, 2017, 12:30 pm

May's professional development seminar will be presented by Professor Erkal from the University of Melbourne.

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Policy in the Pub: Designing the market for development rights

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017, 5:30 pm

May's talk is from Dr Marcus Spiller who will propose that State Governments should pursue much vaunted ‘value capture’ by firstly conceptualising the town planning system as a regulated market in development rights. 


 

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Commonwealth Budget Review 2017/18

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017, 12:30 pm

The Economic Society  invites all our members and friends to our upcoming 2017/18 Commonwealth Budget Review. 

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