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The Future of the History of Economics in Australia - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 2, 2020, 1:00 pm

Australian economics degrees in past decades have included history of economics courses taught at a high level, for instance the famous Economic Classicscourse taken by the honours students at University of Sydney, many of whom have gone on to positions of influence in profession. Australia also has disproportionate research strength in the field. It has contributed to the diversity and innovative character of Australian economic thinking, especially in macroeconomics, labour economics, and international economics.  

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The Reserve Bank's policy actions and balance sheet - Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 30, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join us for this national webinar with Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  The webinar will provide the Bank’s analysis of the extensive responses it has made to the pandemic.  These extend well beyond a reduction in the cash rate to include: a preparedness to buy government bonds in whatever quantities are needed to achieve a target yield on government bonds; introduction of a Term Funding Facility for authorised deposit taking institution; using open market operations to provide plenty of liquidity in financial markets; and bond purchases to promote smooth functioning of the market for government securities. 

The timing of this event is AEST.

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The Deficit Myth, Author Stephanie Kelton with ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jun 26, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Join author Professor Stephanie Kelton for a discussion of her New York Times bestselling debut book, The Deficit Myth, in conversation with ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga.   This event will take place at 10am AEST.

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Policy and Professional Development in the Pub: The impact of land supply on detached residential property prices in Melbourne - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 17, 2020, 5:30 pm

This month's Policy in the Virtual Pub seminar presents research from an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant between The University of Queensland, The University of Melbourne and the Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria on the impact of land supply on residential property prices. Please see Volume 4 of Victoria's Economic Bulletin for more details on this research.

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Women in Economics Webinar - Macroeconomic Outlook - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 16, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The worst case economic scenarios formulated when COVID-19 hit our shores earlier this year are now thankfully are being ruled out.  As our economy moves through the various stages of reopening, what are macroeconomists thinking now? By how much will GDP fall and unemployment rise? What other indicators should economists also be focusing on? We talk to leading economists, Felicity Emmett, Kaixin Owyong and Su Lin Ong to get their read on the outlook for the coming 12 months.  The session will be moderated by Elysse Morgan.  This WEN webinar has been organised by the ACT WEN Branch as part of the ESA/WEN National Seminar Series.

 

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Implications of COVID-19: What about the children? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jun 15, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel of economists from the public sector and academia as they discuss the evidence on the likely impact of COVID19 on children, their development and acquisition of human capital. Join us for this online panel discussion, which is part of ESA's national webinar series and is brought to you by Women in Economics.  Timing of this event is AEST.

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Professional development seminar featuring Giovanni Caggiano on the macroeconomic effects of global uncertainty - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday May 28, 2020, 12:30 pm

Professional Development Seminar featuring Giovanni Caggiano on the macroeconomic effects of global uncertainty

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COVID, care and wellbeing: What do we really value? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 26, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put the brakes on Australia's paid market economy, our unpaid non-market economy – the cooking, cleaning and caring taking place within Australians' households – is still going strong.  Join us for this online panel discussion, which is part of ESA's national webinar series and is brought to you by Women in Economics.  Timing of this event is AEST.

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Policy in the Virtual Pub Webinar - Good Move: Fixing Transport Congestion - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 20, 2020, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) is delighted to host Dr David Prentice, Principal Economic Advisor at Infrastructure Victoria, for the first Policy in the Virtual Pub webinar.

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COVID-19 and the Australian Labour Market and Taxation System - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to affect Australian workers at levels not seen since the early 1990s.  What are likely to be the impacts of the current economic crisis on different segments of the Australia labour market?  Timing of this event is AEST.

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Professional development seminar featuring George Rivers: Fundamental concepts in CBA: Overview of issues and challenges - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 30, 2020, 12:30 pm

Professional Development Seminar featuring George Rivers on the Fundamental concepts in CBA: Overview of issues and challenges

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The Fiscal Response to COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 22, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Shane Wright (Age/SMH) will lead a panel of academic and policy experts in analysing the fiscal response to the COVID crisis by Australian governments. Have governments done enough to respond to the economic fallout from the crisis? Where to from here? And how will we pay for it?

This webinar will be held from 12.30pm-1.30pm AEST.

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Policy and Professional Development in the Pub: The impact of land supply on detached residential property prices in Melbourne

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 24, 2020, 5:30 pm

EVENT CANCELLATION

Given the exceptional circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Victorian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia has cancelled this event. The Branch is exploring ways to engage members and deliver relevant content that does not involve face-to-face contact, such as through podcasts or webinars. This is includes the research that was to be showcased in this event.

Thank you for your understanding in this very fluid situation.

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ESAYP Triva Night

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 18, 2020, 6:00 pm

COVID-19 notice: If any visitor to PwC has travelled to or transited through any international location in the last 14 days (other than the exceptions noted on the PwC website), we ask that they do not attend our premises and seek a refund on any ticket purchase. More detail is available at: https://www.pwc.com.au/about-us/notices/coronavirus.html

Whether you’re an economist who is new to Melbourne, working in a government department or in consulting, or a freshly enrolled postgraduate student of economics, this event is for you.

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Women in economics: Past, Present and Future

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Mar 6, 2020, 12:30 pm

The Victorian Economic Society of Australiaand Women in Economics Network are delighted to invite you to our International women’s day event.

Women in economics: Past, Present and Future

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ABARES Outlook 2020 conference: Practical steps to reaching $100 billion in farm output by 2030

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 3, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The ABARES Outlook 2020 Conference is the agriculture sector’s premier information and networking event. Register today and be part of the conversation.

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Professional Development Seminar: Stamping Out Stamp Duties: Consumption or Property Taxes?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Feb 28, 2020, 12:30 pm

Please join us for the first Professional Development seminar of the year to hear from Dr May Li, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne on the welfare implications of property transaction taxes aka stamp duty.

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Policy in the Pub: Are Economists Using a Sound Welfare Economics Foundation for Infrastructure Regulation and Competition Policy?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 19, 2020, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) is delighted to host Dr Darryl Biggar, Special Economic Adviser (Regulatory) at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Energy Regulator, for the first Policy and the Pub event for 2020.

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Feb 5, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The next Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2020) will be hosted by the Women in Economics Network (WEN) in partnership with QUT, in Brisbane, Australia, on 5-7 February 2020. STUDENTS – REMEMBER TO COLLECT YOUR PROMO CODE TO AVOID PAYING THE FULL PRICE

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Policy in the Pub: Brexit, Trade, and the WTO

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 12, 2019, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society in collaboration with the ESA Young Professionals is delighted to present this special Policy in the Pub session with Dmitry Grozoubinski – founder of Explain Trade and former Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and WTO negotiator.

(Note: the date is a Thursday rather than the usual Wednesday.)

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Restoring Hope: Practical Policies to Revitalise the Australian Economy

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Thursday Dec 5, 2019, 12:00 am

Dr Andrew Stone, Chief Economist and senior policy advisor to Hon Tony Abbott, has written an important new book that comprises a suite of politically-achievable economic reforms that can revitalise our slowing economy. Within the chapters are comprehensive and innovative ideas for housing, immigration, higher education and energy market reform, to name a few. 

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Women in Economics Network: End-of-year wrap up with Cordelia Fine

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 4, 2019, 5:30 pm

Join the Women in Economics Network Victorian Branch for our end-of-year celebration. We will wrap up our activities for the year and be joined by special guest, Professor Cordelia Fine.

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Partner Event: David Finch Public Lecture

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 3, 2019, 6:30 pm

The 2019 David Finch lecture will be Professor Helene Roy the Lord Bagri Professor of Economics at the London Business School who will speak on Global Financial Cycles.

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Partner Event: Josh Ryan-Collins Melbourne lecture: life after interest rates

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 3, 2019, 6:00 pm

How financial and fiscal policy can better support sustainable economic growth

With interest rate cuts failing to stop the economic slide, and consistent warnings from our RBA chief that monetary policy cannot do what fiscal stimulus must, what else can we do to support Australia’s prosperity?

Helping us navigate the political-economic pressures of the day is Josh Ryan-Collins, renowned UK economist and author focusing on land, housing, money and economic rent. His work on the interaction between the financial sector and housing markets has received international press coverage. He is most well known for his 2017 book ‘Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing’. His most recent book is ‘Why Can’t You Afford A Home?’.

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Jason Murphy on Incentivology: The Forces That Explain Tremendous Success and Spectacular Failure

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 27, 2019, 6:00 pm

Following next week's AGM, there will be a talk from Jason Murphy on his book Incentivology.

All are welcome to attend.

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