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WEN Credible Blog Series Writing Competition

In 2022, NSW WEN is hosting its inaugural writing competition as part of the Credible Economist series.

Applicants must be current ESA WEN members, unless they are students (join now)

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ACE2022 Hold the Date

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2022 to be held from 10 to 13 July 2022 in Hobart, Tasmania as an in-person event.  Our theme, Economics in the New Normal, will seek to address the challenges that a post-pandemic world faces, and we look forward to receiving your submissions for presentation at the conference. Keynote speakers will be announced soon, and the Call for Abstracts will open in December.

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Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) seeking researchers

The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) is launching a new website where researchers in Australia can find research data tools, resources, best-practice, news and events in one central hub.

 

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Top Economists see no prolonged high inflation, no rate hike next year (Q1)

Poll 51

Our panellists were asked whether rate hikes would be necessitated in the United States, Britain and Australia.

Despite appearances – especially in the United States – the era of high inflation isn’t set for a comeback in the view of Australia’s leading economists, and most see no need for the Reserve Bank to lift interest rates next year.

Question 1

"The current combination of Australian fiscal and monetary policy poses a serious risk of prolonged above-target inflation."

Photo credit "Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND"

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Australia’s top economists back carbon price, say benefits of net-zero outweigh cost

Poll 50

Ahead of November’s Glasgow climate talks, our panellists were asked

"Australia would likely benefit overall from the national economy transitioning to net-zero emissions by 2050"

Photo credit "Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND"

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5th annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2022)

We are delighted to invite you to the 5th annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2022), hosted by the Australian National University (ANU) and the Women in Economics Network (WEN).

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Events

VIRTUAL COURSE - Women's labour market, institutions and social norms - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 9, 2022, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

As part of the forthcoming Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2022, one of the keynote speakers, Professor Núria Rodríguez – Planas, from the City University of New York, Queens College, will give a 3 hour virtual course, via Zoom, on “Women’s Labour Market, Institutions and Social Norms.”

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VIRTUAL - 5th Annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW 2022) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 10, 2022, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

Virtual attendance via Zoom - register here for the 5th annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2022), hosted by the Australian National University (ANU) and the Women in Economics Network (WEN). 

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Credible Economist Writing Competition: Q&A and workshop event - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 23, 2022, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Credible Economist Writing Competition: Q&A and workshop event

NSW WEN recently announced the inaugural writing competition as part of the Credible Economist series. Selected articles that best fit the evaluation criteria will receive prizes of up to $750. Submissions close on 1 April 2022.

 To assist applicants in preparing submissions, NSW WEN will be holding a Q&A and workshop event.

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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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