Policy at the Pub: The Life and Times of Colin Clark - ONLINE ONLY


From: Wednesday August 11, 2021, 5:30 pm

To: Wednesday August 11, 2021, 6:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia, Victoria Branch, invites you to the upcoming Policy at the Pub event, with Alex Millmow presenting on his latest book "The Gypsy Economist: The Life and Times of Colin Clark". The book offers the first intellectual biography of Clark, an economist whose career was punctuated by a number of firsts, including being one of the first distinguished fellows of the Economics Society of Australia and the first economist Alex ever had the pleasure of meeting, and who wandered through the fields of applied economics in much the same way as he rambled through the English countryside and the Australian bush. This is an excellent opportunity to hear about and discuss the life of one of Australia’s most overlooked economists. 
The event will run as an online-only webinar and is open to ESA members and non-members alike. 

About our speaker 
Alex Millmow is an expert in Australian economics and Australian economic policy. He was formerly an associate professor in economics at Federation University Australia where he is now an honorary research fellow and is also an honorary research fellow at the School of History, Australian National University. He is currently President of the History of Economic Thought Society of Australia (HETSA) and a member of the Editorial Board of Australian Universities Review. Alex’s research interests include the economics of Joan Robinson, the making of the Australian economic profession and the role of economic ideas in steering public policy "

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