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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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Trump's Australia? Breakfast w/ Amy Auster on Victorian income and wealth distribution

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 13, 2016, 5:30 pm

Join ESA Young Professionals for a presentation and discussion on the patterns of income and wealth distribution in Victoria over waffles and bagels.

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ESA Christmas Drinks & address by Professor Abigail Payne

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 5:30 pm

We are having our annual Christmas Drinks on 5 December 2016. Professor Abigail Payne from the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research will give an address.

There will be drinks and nibbles from 5pm for those who can get there a bit earlier. As always, to plan for numbers, please let us know if you are able to attend.

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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Final Chance to Register for the Australian Statistical Conference 2016 (ASC 2016) which will take place from 5 December – 9 December 2016 in Canberra, Australia. The theme of the Conference is Big Data: Mining, Analysing and Teaching. 

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‘Challenges for the Global Economy: The Great Recession and the Fault Lines’ with Kaushik Basu, former Chief Economist of the World Bank

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 29, 2016, 5:30 pm

Monash's Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability is hosting World Bank Chief Economist Professor Kaushik Basu who will discuss ‘Challenges for the Global Economy: The Great Recession and the Fault Lines’

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Professional Development Seminar: Jenny Williams

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 24, 2016, 12:30 pm

Hazardous or Not? Early Cannabis Use and the School to Work Transition of Young Men 

Professor Jenny Williams will discuss research on the effects of cannabis use on the employment prospects of young men.

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Annual General Meeting followed by Ross Garnaut on climate change

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 16, 2016, 5:30 pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia will be held at 5.30 pm on Wednesday, 16 November 2015 at the Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne. 

Following the AGM, Ross Garnaut will speak on climate change and China with some links to the Australian situation.

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An Evening with Thomas Piketty

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Oct 28, 2016, 6:00 pm

Monash's Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability is hosting an evening with Thomas Piketty at Melbourne Town Halll.

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Professional Development Seminar: Efrem Castelnuovo

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 26, 2016, 12:30 pm

Uncertainty is a drag on the real economy. But where does uncertainty originate? How does it influence the economic system? What can macro policies do about it? The talk will document the main facts about uncertainty at a macroeconomic level, document the real effects of uncertainty shocks, offer an overview of the main channels via which uncertainty shocks are transmitted to the economy, and cover the role that macroeconomic policies can play in tackling the effects of such shocks. Estimates of the real cost associated to the "Brexit" shock will be proposed.

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Policy in the Pub: Water markets - Speaker: Chris Olszak

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 19, 2016, 5:30 pm

Speaker: Chris Olszak

October’s Policy in the Pub will be presented by Chris Olszac, Director of Aither.

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14th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Oct 14, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The University of South Australia and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are very proud to invite you to the 14th Competition Law and Economics Workshop. The Workshop will be a forum for discussion and networking bringing together national and international thought leaders and key stakeholders, including regulators, lawyers, economists, judges, academics, business and industry leaders and more.

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Professional Development Seminar: Stephen King

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 29, 2016, 12:30 pm

September's professional development speaker will be Stephen King from the Productivity Commisison.

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Professional Development Seminar: Professor Phillip McCalman

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 25, 2016, 12:30 pm

August's professional development speaker will be Professor Phillip McCalman from the University of Melbourne.

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Policy in the Pub: The Design of R&D support schemes

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 17, 2016, 5:30 pm

This month’s talk is from Beth Webster, Swinburne University of Technology, who will look at the design of research and development (R&D) support sc hemes, asking:  Should public monies support local businesses to do R&D? 

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Structural Reform in the Japanese Financial Services Sector

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Aug 1, 2016, 1:00 pm

On Monday 1 August from 1pm – 2pm, the Asian Law Centre will host the seminar “Structural Reform in the Japanese Financial Services Sector" by Ms Naomi Fink, CEO, Europacifica Consulting.

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APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED - Women in Economics Retreat

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 14, 2016, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED for this 2 day retreat, being held as part of ACE2016.  

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ACE 2016: 11-13 July

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 11, 2016, 8:30 am

From: Central Council

ACE2016: 11th - 13th July, 2016  |  The Economic Society of Australia (SA Branch), in association with the Flinders University of South Australia, invites you to the 45th Australian Conference of Economists (ACE2016). ACE2016 is the premier conference for economic professionals.

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21st Australasian Teaching Economics Conference

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 7, 2016, 9:00 am

The 21st Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC2016) will be held in Melbourne, at RMIT University, on the 7th and 8th of July 2016.

 

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Professional Development Seminar: Dr George Rivers

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 30, 2016, 12:30 pm

June's professional development speaker will be Dr George Rivers from Monash.

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