ESA(Vic) 2014 Christmas Event


From: Tuesday December 16, 2014, 6:00 pm

To: Tuesday December 16, 2014, 8:00 pm

ESA(Vic) 2014 Christmas Event (Members only) – with Professor Peter Dixon AO Come have a few drinks and plenty of discussion with us - Economic Society (Vic) members – at our final event for 2014. Hope to see you there. THE EVENT - FREE - current ESA (Vic) Members Only  Elephant and Wheelbarrow, 94-96 Bourke Street, Melbourne. Tuesday 16th December, 6-8pm Finger food and drinks provided. One of Australia's most distinguished economists, Professor Peter Dixon AO will speak on "Reflections on the CGE modelling adventure". THE SPEAKER Professor Peter Dixon AO  Peter Dixon   Under Professor Dixon's leadership Australia developed one of the world's leading centres for policy modelling. The class of computable general equilibrium models pioneered in Australia is now used worldwide to evaluate policy proposals and has featured in many of Australia's policy debates. Peter Dixon was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 1982. In 2003, he was awarded the Distinguished Fellowship of the Economic Society of Australia and in 2006 he was appointed Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor at Monash. In 2013, Elsevier published its two-volume Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling edited by Dixon and Dale Jorgenson. In 2014 Peter took up his present position as Professor in the Centre of Policy Studies at Victoria University. TO REGISTER Register your attendance on Eventbrite HERE.  


Elephant and Wheelbarrow

94-96 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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