ESA NEP Robot Poll in the news
A recent NEP Poll put out by ESA has been in the news lately. "Collaborative robots could save Australian manufacturing jobs and boost small business" (Nick Whigham, news.com.au, MAY 18, 2018). You can read the article by following this link. In case you missed it, our original NEP poll ("Robots, artificial intelligence and the 'future of work'", October 2017) and the accompanying expert overviews by Professor Jeff Borland (University of Melbourne) and Professor Jason Potts (RMIT) are here.
For our April poll we asked a budget related question of our panellists: Proposition 1: Slowing the growth in the debt to GDP ratio should be a priority for Australian governments. Proposition 2: Slowing the growth in the debt to GDP ratio is a higher priority than income or corporate tax cuts.Read more...
ACE2018 will be held in Canberra from 10-13 July 2018 with key note speakers confirmed as Anne Krueger, Professor of International Economics, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC; John Asker, Professor of Economics, UCLA; Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy, AUT and Kathryn Graddy, Senior Associate Dean, Brandeis University, Massachusettes.Read more...
This month we asked our National Economic Panel (NEP) for their views on the following proposition. It goes to a potential core election issue as to whether Australia should follow President Trump's suit and reduce its company tax rate if it is to continue to attract investment from abroad and at home.
Event Type: ESA Event
Date: Friday Jun 15, 2018, 7:30 am
The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a breakfast event with special guest speaker, Emeritus Professor Sue Richardson, Flinders University. Professor Richardson will discuss the following topic: Do minimum wages cost jobs?View ...
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- 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.