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October Budget 2020 - preferred four programs

Poll 42 

"The October budget will see the government announce additional policies to support recovery.  Please nominate the four programs you think would be the most effective (for an intervention of a given size) over the next two years"

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AGEW2021(8-9 Feb 2021) - Call for Papers

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is looking forward to continuing to host the annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW), and offering this important forum for economic researchers to share their latest research on gender economics issues.  Given the persisting uncertainties and travel restrictions related to COVID-19, we will have to wait for some time until we are able to physically welcome you again to the AGEW. 

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The legislated increases in compulsory super contributions should...

Poll 41

"The legislated increases in compulsory super contributions, which are set to climb from 9.5% of wages to 12% over the next five years should...."

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Virtual Policy Hackathon - Results

The Economics Society of Australia is excited to announce our Virtual Policy Hackathon event winners!

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Episode 4: Impacts of the Pandemic on Women

In this episode we bring you a recording of our recent ‘WEN with wine’ webinar event, featuring the Honourable Simone McGurk MLA.

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2021 WA Treasury Graduate Program - Apply Now!

Applications for the 2021 Department of Treasury, Western Australia graduate program are now open.

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Events

Policy in the Pub: Housing and the Western Australian Economy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 27, 2020, 5:30 pm

As part of our 'Policy in the Pub' series, join Cath Hart, Executive Director of HIA WA, to discuss the role of housing in economic recovery, the impacts of policy changes and the outlook for the Western Australian housing sector and economy.

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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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Welcome

Welcome to the WA Branch of the Economic Society of Australia.

In Western Australia we are active in bringing together economists in academia, government bodies, and industry to enable networking and the exchange of knowledge and ideas.

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