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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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Women in Economics Network: Through the looking glass: the 2017 Commonwealth Budget through macro, intergenerational and gender lenses

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday May 15, 2017, 5:30 pm

This Commonwealth Budget, the Women in Economics Network invites you to join the Commonwealth Treasury and our panel of highly respected commentators in a far reaching discussion of how the suite of policies presented in the budget will affect people of different genders and generations.

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State Budget Review 2017/18

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday May 4, 2017, 5:15 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Victoria) invites all our members and friends to our upcoming 2017/18 State Budget Review. 

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Partner Event: Freebairn Lecture 2017

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday May 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

The University of Melbourne's Annual Freebairn Lecture will be given by Professor Bob Gregory will explore federal budget outcomes, primarily tax revenue shortfalls over the last decade and a half, to explain why tax revenue forecast errors are so large, why budget deficits have become so persistent and why the implicit tax policy of government is leading to an inexorable and significant rise in personal income tax rates.

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Women in Economics Network: Behavioural Insights and Gender Equality - A conversation with Dr Jeni Klugman

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 27, 2017, 5:30 pm

Dr Jeni Klugman will present her work detailing how behavioural insights can be translated into practical strategies and application for Australian organisations seeking to improve gender equality.

The event will be moderated by Jerril RechterCEO, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth). More details about the VicHealth Leading Thinkers Initiative is available here.

 

 

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Professional Development Seminar: Russell Thomson

Event Type: ESA Event

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

Associate Professor Russell Thomson from Swinburne University of Technology will discuss Which field of research is the most important? 

 

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Partner Event: International Distinguished Lecture: US Economy & Monetary Policy

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Apr 10, 2017, 12:15 pm

The Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS) is hosting an International Distinguished Lecture by James Bullard, CEO of the Federal Reserve of St Louis. ESA members are welcome to attend.

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Partner Event: Corden Lecture 2017 presented by Vijay Joshi

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 29, 2017, 6:30 pm

The University of Melbourne's Annual Corden Lecure will be presented by Vijay Joshi of Merton College, Oxford on the topic of India's Search for Prosperity.

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Professional Development Seminar: Peter Sivey

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Mar 24, 2017, 12:30 pm

An efficient waste of time? The economics of hospital emergency department waiting times. How can public service providers ration services where they are provided free of charge?

 

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Women in Economics Network Victorian Launch

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 22, 2017, 6:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is launching in Victoria! Come along to the launch event to find out more about WEN and hear from Fairfax Senior economics writer Jessica Irvine. 

Please note this event is booked out. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email secretary@esavic.org.au 

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Policy in the Pub: Drought policy and how government has changed its approach

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 15, 2017, 5:30 pm

This month’s talk is from Dr Julie Simons, DEDJTR, who will discuss how national and state drought policy has changed in recent years.
 

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