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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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Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) – Annual General Meeting

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 27, 2019, 5:30 pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia will be held at 5.30 pm on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at the Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne.

Afterwards there will be a presentation from freelance economics writer Jason Murphy on his new book Incentivology.


 
 
 

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Book Launch: Innovation + Equality: How to Create a Future That Is More Star Trek Than Terminator

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Monday Nov 18, 2019, 6:00 pm

The book argues that inequality isn’t simply ‘the price of progress’. Instead, the authors make the case that it’s possible to pursue policies that will make society more entrepreneurial and more equal. By Joshua Gans and Andrew Leigh, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers, Published by MIT Press.

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Stan Kelly Lecture 2019: Frances Adamson

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 30, 2019, 6:30 pm

The 2019 Stan Kelly Lecture will be given by Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Affairs & Trade.

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Professional Development Seminar: Why economists need a strong voice around data access and analysis

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 24, 2019, 12:30 pm

Please join us for October's Professional Development seminar to hear from Professor Abigail Payne on why economists need a strong voice around data access and analysis.

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Women in Economics Retreat 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Retreat provides an opportunity for around 20 junior and mid career women economists to develop their networks, receive mentoring and strengthen their leadership skills.

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Policy in the Pub: An Introduction to the Economics of Blockchain

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 16, 2019, 5:30 pm

October's Policy in the Pub will feature Dr Darcy Allen from RMIT's Blockchain Innovation Hub giving an introduction to the Economics of Blockchain. 

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ESAYP Breakfast on the Social Compact between business and society

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Oct 11, 2019, 7:30 am

In a post Royal Commission in Banking world, how does community and business leaders view the social compact as it applies to the corporate sector. Has the community raised its expectations of business? Is merely delivering shareholder value going to be enough for businesses to thrive in Australia? Do Millennials expect more from businesses than other age groups?

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Partner Event: History of Economic Thought Society Conference

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 2, 2019, 5:30 pm

The 32nd HETSA Conference will be held at the University of Sydney, from 1730 Wednesday 2 October to 1800 Friday 4 October 2019. 

The KEYNOTE SPEAKER for the Conference is Professor Fabio Petri, University of Siena: ‘Capital Theory, 1874–2019, and the State of Macroeconomics’.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/fabiopetripapers/home

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Professional Development Seminar on Work, Health and Happiness at Old Age

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 26, 2019, 12:30 pm

September's Professional Development seminar will be presented by Professor Jan van Ours from the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

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Partner Event: Do Victoria’s households leave less money on the table when they switch electricity retailers?

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Sep 23, 2019, 9:30 am

Members of the Economic Society are invited to attend The Victoria Energy Policy Centre's free seminar focussed on our working paper:  “Do Victoria’s households leave less money on the table when they switch electricity retailers?”

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Policy in the Pub: Consumer engagement in Victoria’s retail electricity sector

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 18, 2019, 5:30 pm

September's Policy in the Pub will feature Andrew O'Keefe, a public policy professional with the Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria. Andrew will be discussing Consumer engagement in Victoria’s retail electricity sector.

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Partner Event: The 128th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 4, 2019, 6:00 pm

The 128th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner featuring speaker Professor Frank Stilwell (University of Sydney)

The address will explore the theme Land, Labor, and Capital: Understanding economic and social problems and is an opportunity to network with others interested in the problem of economic inequality and the legacy of Georgism in Australia.

Follow the link for more information https://www.prosper.org.au/2019/08/annual-henry-george-dinner/

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