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Population Analysis During the Pandemic - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 28, 2021, 12:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia, Victoria Branch, invites you to the first Professional Development event for 2021 with David Sykes from the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and Daniel Booth from the City of Melbourne. 

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Policy in the Pub: Thoughts on Australia’s Monetary-Fiscal Policy Framework - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 21, 2021, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia, Victoria Branch, invites you to our first Policy at the Pub event for 2021 with Bruce Preston, Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne.

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WEN Workshop: Writing for digital content - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 15, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Do you wish you had more opportunities to share your ideas about economics? Is there research you’ve done, a great book you recently read, or observations about the world you can offer, which could be promoted and shared via social media?  Do you possibly also wish there were more female voices in public discussions and media commentary about economic issues?  The timing of this event is 12.30pm - 2.00pm AEST.

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Trivia Night

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Mar 18, 2021, 6:00 pm

Join the ESA Young Professionals at the Imperial Hotel as we kick off 2021 with our first event – a trivia night for Melbourne’s young professional economists to reconnect after a very socially distanced 2020.

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WEN Professional Development - Apply Now - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Mar 5, 2021, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network is offering a professional development opportunity for members: Be heard in meetings and get your message across

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Policy Symposium: Educating the Next Generation of Economists - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Feb 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

This Policy Symposium is being held as part of the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop and has been made available to those that are unable to make the two-day AGEW event but would like to register to attend this symposium.

The timing of this event is 5.00pm until 6.15pm AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra).

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2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Feb 8, 2021, 8:45 am

From: Central Council

We are delighted to announce that registrations for the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop are now open.  The workshop will be held virtually during Australian Eastern Daylight Time (Sydney/Melb/Canberra) from Monday the 8th – Tuesday 9th February 2021.  You can view the final program here.

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Joshua Gans: Covid-19 one year on - lessons learnt for the future - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 3, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

In this presentation, Joshua Gans will reflect on the lessons learnt from the different ways in which Covid-19 has been managed in different countries and how key economic principals can be applied to deciding on the effective health and economic policy response to pandemics.  These lessons will be important in more effective responses to any future pandemics.

Timing of this event: 12.00 - 1.00 pm Eastern Summer Time AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra), 11am AEST (Queensland). 

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2020-21 Victorian State Budget Review - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 3, 2020, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) invites members and guests to the annual Victorian State Budget Review.

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Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) – Annual General Meeting 2020 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 25, 2020, 5:00 pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia will be held at 5.00 pm on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 via Zoom.

Afterwards there will be a presentation from Stephen Duckett and Anika Stobart from the Grattan Institute on COVID in Victoria – the story, the lessons, the controversies.


 
 
 

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Productivity reform in Australia and New Zealand: Barriers and opportunities - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Tuesday Nov 24, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The forum will bring together leading experts to discuss priority policy issues to improve productivity. The program features speakers across a broad range of policy areas as well as a panel discussion featuring the Chairs of the Australian, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian Productivity Commissions.

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Global Trade and Investment and COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 4, 2020, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

What are the consequences and outlook for global trade and investment and for Australia in the context COVID-19 Join us for a discussion between Jenny Gordon (@DFAT ChiefEconomists), Heather Cotching (Acting Chief Economist, Austrade) and Kim Mundy (International economist, CBA), hosted by Lisa Elliston (The Treasury)

Timing of this event is AEDT.

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Economics, Psychology, Neuroscience: Behavioural economics from three perspectives - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 29, 2020, 4:00 pm

From: Central Council

Behavioural economics has cemented its place as an important discipline within the broader economics profession. It also follows a long tradition of economists borrowing from other fields of study. While economics has historically had strong links with political science, maths and data science; behavioural economics has opened the door to drawing on insights from neuroscience, psychology, sociology and anthropology. Timing of this event is 4:00pm – 5:00pm AEDT

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2020 Young Economist Address and 2020 ESA Awards - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Oct 26, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Annual ESA National Awards and the 2020 Young Economist Address: The Young and Economists in the Covid Era 

In this talk, 2019 ESA Young Economist of the Year Professor Gigi Foster will share her research findings and reflections related to the Covid-19 crisis in Australia, focussing especially on what it means to be young and what it means to be an economist in Australia today.   Times shown are AEDT.

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WEN economists discuss the Federal Budget 2020/21: key issues and the outlook for economic recovery - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 13, 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us to hear two leading economists from our WEN network (NSW Branch) discuss the Federal Budget release, including a focus on the outlook for economic recovery in Australia. This will be a panel session featuring Jo Masters (EY) and Felicity Emmett (ANZ), and moderated by Rebecca Hiscock-Croft (EY). It will be an interactive session, with a focus on Q&A and discussion with webcast participants. TIMING OF THIS EVENT IS AEDT

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Policy and Professional Development in the Virtual Pub: Can Electronic Monitoring Reduce Reoffending? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 1, 2020, 12:30 pm

This month's combined Policy in the Virtual Pub and Professional Development seminar presents research evaluating electronic monitoring as an alternative to prison for non-violent offenses. The presentation is based on an article forthcoming in The Review of Economics and Statistics.

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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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