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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Economics in Two Lessons

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 3, 2020, 5:30 pm

John Quiggin is a Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Fellow in Economics at the University of Queensland. He is a prominent research economist and commentator on Australian and international economic policy. His new book, Economics in Two Lessons: Why Markets Work and Why they can Fail so Badly, was released in April 2019 by Princeton University Press.

 

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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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SPECIAL INVITATION: WEN AGM, special address and networking event

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 26, 2020, 5:15 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) formally invite members to its 2020 AGM. The AGM will be followed by an address by Heather Bailey, Senior Economist at BDO EconSearch, and networking over drinks and nibbles.

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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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Celebrating the awards of Distinguished Fellow for Kym Anderson and Distinguished Public Policy Fellow for Sue Richardson

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Dec 20, 2019, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) invites you to celebrate the achievements of two amazing South Australians – Professor Sue Richardson AM and Professor Kym Anderson AC – who have recently been recognised by the Economic Society. In the 2019 ESA annual awards, Kym has been made a Distinguished Fellow and Sue has been made a Distinguished Public Policy Fellow.

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Searching for a robust solution to climate and energy policy arrangements: Towards a first-best policy framework

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 25, 2019, 5:30 pm

Mike Young holds a Research Chair in Energy, Water and Environmental Policy at the University of Adelaide and was the Founding Executive Director of its Environment Institute. He will talk on "Searching for a robust solution to climate and energy policy arrangements: Towards a first-best policy framework".

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WEN Event: Lynne Cockerell from the Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Nov 15, 2019, 12:15 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a lunchtime event with special guest speaker, Lynne Cockerell, Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis Department at the Reserve Bank. Lynne will discuss the following topic: The future of growth – the role of education and health.

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Young Economist South Australia presents Professor Gigi Foster

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 29, 2019, 5:30 pm

Young Economist South Australia presents Gigi Foster
 
Driven by the invisible: The economics of the unseen -
love, gender issues, identity, and their connection to economics and to measurement.

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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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Young Economist Meet and Greet

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 3, 2019, 5:30 pm

members who happen to be young people with an interest or are working in economics.

As a short introduction, your host of the evening and the current Young Economist Committee Member is Aaron Fromm. Aaron has recently commenced a role as an Economic Analyst at PIRSA, after a number of years in the wealth management industry.

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ACE2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Sunday Jul 14, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park.

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WEN Lunchtime Event: What’s in store for the South Australian economy?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 12, 2019, 12:15 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a lunchtime event with special guest speaker, Cherelle Murphy, Senior Economist at ANZ. Cherelle will discuss the following topic: What’s in store for the South Australian economy?

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ESA event: Productivity, Growth and Reform

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 28, 2019, 5:30 pm

Dr. Matthew Butlin is the Chair and Chief Executive of the South Australian Productivity Commission will be giving talk on "Productivity, Growth and Reform" in Tuesday 28 May 2019.

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