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Budget Blowouts!

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday May 13, 2024, 5:30 pm

Join us for an engaging panel discussion featuring esteemed economists as they unravel the mysteries behind infrastructure project budget blowouts.

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Money Demystified

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday May 9, 2024, 5:30 pm

Back in his hometown, New York-based economist and central bank watcher, Paul Sheard, will speak to his Wall Street Journal best-selling book The Power of Money.

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The 2024 - 2025 Victorian State Budget Review

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 8, 2024, 12:00 pm

On 7th May the Victorian Government will deliver its 2024-25 Budget. What are the policy priorities for the first budget by the Allan Government, and what does the budget say about the state of the Victorian economy?

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Getting Your Students Interested in Economics

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Apr 23, 2024, 5:30 pm

In this presentation, Michelle will reflect upon the critical shortage of students undertaking economics in secondary schools including schools outside of metropolitan Melbourne.

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Why Is Tax Reform So Difficult?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 18, 2024, 5:30 pm

Join us as Paul Tilley speaks from the findings from his latest book, "Mixed Fortunes: A History of Tax Reform in Australia". 

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WEN VIC Breakfast Meet-Up

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 4, 2024, 7:45 am

The Women in Economics Network in Victoria is excited to extend a warm invitation to you for an informal breakfast meet-up after Easter.

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Lawn Bowls 2024

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Mar 28, 2024, 5:45 pm

This social event promises to be a fantastic opportunity to showcase your lawn bowling skills, mingle with fellow economists, and enjoy a delightful afternoon in good company.

How to become a YP member: Signup for YP.pdf

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The Inequality Revolution In Macroeconomics

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 26, 2024, 5:30 pm

Join us as Professor Wendy Carlin FBA, in association with La Trobe University, speaks on the inequality revolution in macroeconomics: business cycles, inflation and instability. 

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A day in the life of an Economist: early-career information session

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Mar 25, 2024, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join ACT WEN at ANU on 25 March at 1pm (also online) for a discussion with Maddie Sutch (Treasury), Ro McCrossin (DFAT), Molly Chapman (Deloitte) and Cate Everitt (Productivity Commission) sharing their reflections on life as an economist. We will be joined by the fabulous Linda Ward (Chief People Officer, DCCEEW), sharing her insights on what agencies are looking for in strong graduate applications. 

Remember to let us know how you plan to attend by selecting from the drop-down box when registering.

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Mariana Mazzucato - The Mission-Led Australia Tour - Melbourne Lecture

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Thursday Mar 14, 2024, 7:00 pm

Professor Mazzucato, who has gained global prominence through books like The Entrepreneurial StateMission Economy and – most recently – The Big Con, will provide an address on industrial development and innovation in a less secure, more geopolitically fraught, post-Covid global environment.

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An Evening with an Eminent Economist: Emeritus Professor Ian Harper, AO

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 13, 2024, 5:30 pm

Come listen to Emeritus Professor Ian Harper, AO talk over his career as one of Australia's most renowned public policy economists and recently retired Dean of Melbourne Business School after a successful five-year term.

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Melbourne Launch of "The Shortest History of Economics"

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Tuesday Mar 5, 2024, 1:00 pm

From ancient times to the modern world, The Shortest History of Economics unearths the hidden economic forces behind war, innovation and social transformation. Join us for the Sydney launch of "The Shortest History of Economics" at the University of Melbourne on 5 March 2024.

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Navigating the new era of globalisation: Lessons from the past?

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 28, 2024, 5:00 pm

An invitation to join us for the 2024 Richard Snape lecture - Navigating the new era of globalisation: Lessons from the past?

Douglas A. Irwin, John French Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College

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Marginal Mingle

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 22, 2024, 5:30 pm

Join us for after-work drinks at the Kelvin Club. It's the perfect opportunity to relax, mingle with fellow young professionals, and expand your professional circle.  

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68th Annual Conference of AARES

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Feb 6, 2024, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The 68th Annual Conference of AARES will be held in Canberra, Australia from 6 to 9 February 2024.

The AARES 2024 Annual Conference will explore the grand challenges that are facing the Australasian region and beyond, such as biosecurity, climate change, environmental degradation, energy system transitions, and food security. The conference will provide a forum for our Society to explore new opportunities for research and development, and policy practice that can address these grand challenges in securing efficient, effective, and equitable outcomes. Distinguished researchers and professionals will present keynote presentations to inspire and stimulate discussion.

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2024

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 1, 2024, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The 7th annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2024), hosted by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will be held in person at the UTS campus, on the 1 – 2 February 2024. Registration will open later in the month.. For more information please visit: https://sites.google.com/uts.edu.au/agew-2024/home.  

Registration must close 24 January.

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Policy Priorities to Reach Net Zero - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jan 29, 2024, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

There is concern that Australia may not reach its net-zero goals, due to challenges in energy generation, transmission and storage, and the uneven decarbonisation of different sectors of the economy.

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Tis the Season: The Economics of Hope   - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Dec 18, 2023, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

An End of Year Webinar from the National Committee of the Women in Economics Network

In a year that has seemed too often to be void of hope, end your year with some fresh perspectives on the importance of hope through the ages and what it means in modern economic thought.

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End of Year Event and AGM 2023

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 12, 2023, 6:00 pm

The Economic Society is looking forward to getting together in person, and promoting connection among our members and those interested in contemporary economic issues and debate.

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Expertise, Artificial Intelligence, and the Work of the Future - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 6, 2023, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The ESA Central Council is delighted to announce that Professor David Autor, MIT will be joining us for what promises to be an interesting and insightful webinar.  You are invited to join the discussion.

Will recent advances in AI complement human expertise, thereby increasing its value? Or will AI render expertise increasingly unnecessary, thus reducing its market value -- even if jobs are not in net eliminated?

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Inflation, productivity and wages: what is the link? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 29, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

The Reserve Bank of Australia has made a number of statements about productivity in discussing monetary policy decisions. But is the role of productivity well understood?

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Using Longitudinal Data for Policy Analysis: An Overview and Examples - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Nov 17, 2023, 12:00 pm

This presentation will highlight the specificities of longitudinal (panel) data and review how such data can be used for uncovering causal relationships and performing policy analysis. General ideas will be illustrated with examples from education research, which studies the determinants of student achievement.

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Policy in the Pub - 5 million switchovers: Getting our Homes off Gas

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 14, 2023, 5:30 pm

Join us for a discussion on gas in Australian homes – and how to transition off it. We will look at the role of household gas within the broader emissions story, what is involved with switching 5 million households to all-electric, and the thorny question of what happens to the gas network.

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Movie Night 2023

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 9, 2023, 7:00 pm

Join us for our final event of the year for the Economic Society Victoria's Young Professionals Network, with a private screening of "The Big Short" (Adam McKay 2015) at Kino Cinemas. 

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Policy in the Pub: How to encourage girls in STEM and reduce the gender pay gap?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 8, 2023, 5:30 pm

Join us for a discussion on recent research on how to change the gender occupational sorting in STEM and the gender pay gap by affecting students’ school environment and teacher attitudes.

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