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Government Debt during the COVID19 Crisis

Poll 40

"Governments should provide ongoing fiscal support to boost aggregate demand during the economic crisis and recovery, even if it means a substantial increase in public debt"

Photo Credit: Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND 

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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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 The Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19

Join Women in Economics and Women in Energy for an online panel discussion on the Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19. Note: the timing of this event is AWST

Event

Date From : Wed Aug 12, 2020 : 17:00
Date To : Wed Aug 12, 2020 : 18:00

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Latest Podcast

Episode 3 in our podcast series - Economics Supplied on Demand -  is about the importance of studying economics.  Click here to listen.

New Podcast Series

The Economic Society of Australia’s WA Branch has established a new podcast series ‘Economics Supplied on Demand’.

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Events

The Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 12, 2020, 5:00 pm

Join Women in Economics and Women in Energy for an online panel discussion on the Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19. Note: the timing of this event is AWST

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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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Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States, with The Hon. Nick Greiner AC - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join WEN NSW Branch in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

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Alternative Careers Using Economics - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

From: Central Council

Have you ever considered where studying economics might take you – aside from careers with the job title ‘economist’? Join our panel as they discuss their career paths and where an economics degree has taken them (so far!). The SA 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).

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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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