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Economic well-being: Is GDP the right measure? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Gross Domestic Product, while used so often, has long been criticised as a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. Alternative measures have been proposed to better reflect of societal well-being, and more recently, conventional measures of GDP are being re-examined to incorporate the growing importance of online economic transactions and globalisation. This webinar is brought to you by WEN QLD Branch.  The timings shown are AEST.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Regulation of digital platforms - Australian experience - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion on the role of privacy and data security, as well as the bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and major platforms such as Google and Facebook.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Alternative Careers Using Economics - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

From: Central Council

Have you ever considered where studying economics might take you – aside from careers with the job title ‘economist’? Join our panel as they discuss their career paths and where an economics degree has taken them (so far!). The SA Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA).

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Professor Ian Harper AO - Delivering the Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

2020 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Professor Ian Harper AO - The Human Dimension of Good Economic Policy-making

The late Ted Evans, like many of his generation, understood innately that economic policy-making affects people’s lives in more fundamental ways than numbers can ever capture. In this lecture, Ian Harper will draw on his extensive policy experience in financial regulation, wages policy, competition policy and, most recently, monetary policy during the pandemic to discuss the ways in which his own approach to good economic policy-making has been shaped by Ted’s example in keeping one eye on how the policy advice translates into the lives of ordinary people..

The annual Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture is a partnership between ESA Qld, UQ, QUT and Griffith University. 

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Professional development seminar:Climbing the jobs ladder slower: Young people in a weak labour market - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 12:30 pm

Please join us for a Professional Development Seminar on the Productivity Commission's research into young people in a weak labour market.

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Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States, with The Hon. Nick Greiner AC - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join WEN NSW Branch in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

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To study (or not to study) economics: Results of the RBA student survey - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 13, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Student enrolment numbers in economics have starkly declined in Australian high schools over recent decades. Furthermore, diversity among economics students on the basis of gender and socioeconomic background has also declined during this time. These statistics prompt us to ask what has contributed towards these trends?.  This event is brought to you by the Women in Economics Network and the timing is 10am until 11am AEST.

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Improving Women's Financial Literacy - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 6, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel from the public sector and academia as they discuss women’s financial literacy and why it needs to improve, particularly in the current context - with women’s economic wellbeing disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This webinar event has been organised by the Women in Economics Network, as part of the ESA National Seminar Series. Timings are AEST.

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The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

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

From: Central Council

NOTE - NEW DATE Join the Economic Society of Australia for a presentation by Saul Eslake titled ’The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic’. In this presentation, Saul will discuss the spread of COVID-19 and the extent of the resulting economic shutdowns. He will provide commentary on how the economies of Australia’s major trading partners have been affected, and then provide a more detailed look at the impact on the Australian economy.  The timing of this event is AEST.

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Leadership During a Crisis - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA). 

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critically important role and responsibility of leaders in guiding society towards a collective goal. Much attention has been placed on heads of government worldwide, and comparing the relative effectiveness of their leadership styles and handling of the crisis situation.

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Policy in the Virtual Pub - No free lunch: Higher superannuation means lower wages - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 15, 2020, 5:30 pm

This month's Policy in the Virtual Pub webinar presents research published earlier this year by the Grattan Institute's Brendan Coates, Will Mackey and Matt Cowgill.

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National Young Economist Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jul 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join us for the 2020 National Young Economist Debate (6pm AEST Friday 10 July)

Gigi Foster (Professor, Director of Education at the University of NSW) and Brendan Coates (Household Finances Program Director at the Grattan Institute) will be leading teams of young economists from across Australia debating the topic:

'The Federal Government's Job Keeper & Job Seeker Programs should be extended in their current form beyond the end of September 2020 to allow for continued economic ​recovery'.  This event starts at 6pm AEST and concludes at 7pm AEST.

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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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