South Australia Branch

Latest News

Robots, artificial intelligence and the 'future of work'

Question A: "Holding labor market institutions and job training fixed, rising use of robots and artificial intelligence is likely to increase substantially the number of workers in Australia who are unemployed for long periods."

Question B: "Rising use of robots and artificial intelligence in Australia is likely to create benefits large enough that they could be used to compensate those workers who are substantially negatively affected for their lost wages."

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Call for Papers - Special Sections in the Economic Papers

The Economic Papers is calling for papers for two special sections to be published in the journal in 2018.

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Public borrowing for infrastructure investment

"As interest rates are at low levels by historical standards, federal and state governments, despite their public debt levels, should be borrowing more than they currently are to invest in infrastructure".

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Register of Economists

The ESA and the Women in Economics Network are delighted to announce the launch of our Register of Economists and Women in Economics Register for media and public speaking.

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The Finkel Review

Our latest NEP poll gathers expert opinions on the proposed Clean Energy Target scheme recommended by The Finkel Review as a key part of the blue-print for reform of the electricity industry.  

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ACE 2018

With ACE 2017 just finished, it's time to save the date for ACE 2018 which will be in Canberra between 10-13 July 2018.

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Awards 2017

The Economic Society of Australia offers annual awards to honour distinguished Australian Economists for their contribution to the development of economics.  Pictured here is Professor Alison Booth receiving her award from ESA President Matthew Butlin.

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ACE 2017 - Economics for Better Lives

ACE 2017 has now concluded - if you were among the delegates we hope you enjoyed the Conference. 

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Update on NEP Panellists

Last year the Economic Society of Australia established the National Economic Panel to help further the Society’s objectives of encouraging the study of economic questions and public debate of economic questions; and promoting the standing of the profession in the Australian community

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Eminent Speaker Series 2017

The Eminent Speaker Series for 2017 has now concluded.  We hope you managed to see Dr John C Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco during his visit to Australia.

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Events

The European Migration Challenge

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 28, 2017, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (South Australia Branch) and the School of Economics, University of Adelaide, jointly organising a lecture on "The European Migration Challenge" presented by Professor Klaus F. Zimmermann. 

 

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Welcome

The aims of the South Australia Branch of the society are:

  • To encourage the teaching and study of economics and its application in Australia
  • To encourage research and public debate of economic questions
  • To publish and distribute journals and other matters of interest which advance the objectives of the Society
  • To encourage the employment of economists and promote the standing of the profession in the community.
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