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Top economists want JobSeeker boosted by $100+ per week and tied to wages

Poll 44

"Ahead of a decision about any permanent increase expected early next year, The Conversation and the Economic Society of Australia asked 45 of Australia’s leading economists where they thought JobSeeker should settle."

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Does the budget rebuild our economy and create jobs?

Poll 43

"On 6 October, the Government delivered a budget designed, in the Treasurer's words, to 'rebuild our economy and create jobs'.  What grade would you give the budget given the objective?  A, B, C, D, E, F"

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Awards 2020

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at a recent Zoom ceremony.  Read on to find out who won the 2020 ESA National Awards.

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AGEW2021(8-9 Feb 2021) - Call for Papers: Deadline extended

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.  Call for papers is open now and has been extended to 15 November 2020.

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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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Events

Joshua Gans: Covid-19 one year on - lessons learnt for the future - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 3, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

In this presentation, Joshua Gans will reflect on the lessons learnt from the different ways in which Covid-19 has been managed in different countries and how key economic principals can be applied to deciding on the effective health and economic policy response to pandemics.  These lessons will be important in more effective responses to any future pandemics.

Timing of this event: 12.00 - 1.00 pm Eastern Summer Time AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra), 11am AEST (Queensland). 

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2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Feb 8, 2021, 8:45 am

From: Central Council

We are delighted to announce that registrations for the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop are now open.  The workshop will be held virtually during Australian Eastern Daylight Time (Sydney/Melb/Canberra) from Monday the 8th – Tuesday 9th February 2021.  You can view the final program here.

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Policy Symposium: Educating the Next Generation of Economists - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Feb 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

This Policy Symposium is being held as part of the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop and has been made available to those that are unable to make the two-day AGEW event but would like to register to attend this symposium.

The timing of this event is 5.00pm until 6.15pm AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra).

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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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