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Young Economists Network - Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 16, 2021, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Following on from the ESA webinar 'Housing Affordability- Is the Great Australian Dream Out of Reach for Today's Young', the 2021 National Online Young Economist Network (YEN) Debate is scheduled to take place from 6pm AEST on Thursday, September 16th with the Debate topic focusing on the key question of.....

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Women's economic wellbeing in older age - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 9, 2021, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

While many people assume economics is all about money and finance, economists care about principles of equality, dignity, and respect. These are values that come to fore when examining women’s economic wellbeing in older age.  This seminar will explore the emerging situation and public policy responses that can reduce the number of older women at risk of experiencing poverty, and move us closer towards a society that exemplifies the values we uphold. Growing numbers of often single older women are facing uncertain economic futures. 

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Housing affordability: is the great Australian Dream out of reach for today's young? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 7, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

Despite a recession and a global pandemic, Australian house prices continue to reach new highs. How did we get here? Will today’s young Australians ever be able to afford to buy a house? What are the implications for economic and social outcomes? And what might be the policy changes that could make a difference? Our panel of expert economists will tackle one of the most pressing questions for Australia: how can we make houses more affordable?  Timing of this event is AEST.

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More than a word: How can economics contribute to Indigenous Reconciliation? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 27, 2021, 11:00 am

From: Central Council

Reconciliation Australia's theme for 2021, "More than a word", highlights the need to convert awareness into action:"For reconciliation to be effective, it must involve truth-telling, and actively address issues of inequality, systemic racism and instances where the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are ignored, denied or reduced." 

This is a hybrid event which will be held in-person at Charles Darwin University as well as live-streamed via Zoom.  Please indicate how you plan to join this webinar when registering. This is a a joint event between WEN, ESA and CDU.  

 

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ESA WA Branch 2021 AGM and Dinner

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 14, 2021, 5:30 pm

We invite you to join the ESA WA Branch 2021 Annual General Meeting and dinner on Wednesday 14th July 2021 at the Royal Perth Yacht Club. 

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Australian Conference of Economists (Virtual) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 12, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 to be held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

 

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National Webinar with Mr Philip Lowe, Governor, RBA - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 8, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The Labour Market and Monetary Policy

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to an important webinar address featuring Mr Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  The link and passcode to join this webinar will be sent at 5.30pm on 7 July.  Check your spam folder if it is not in your inbox.

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What the Budget Means for Women - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday May 17, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network NSW Branch invite you to join our three incredible panellists – Nicki Hutley, Danielle Wood and Danielle Woolley - as we discuss what the Federal Budget means for women. Putting a gender lens on the Budget, we will cover a range of issues including superannuation, the gender pay gap, paid parental leave, violence against women and social policy issues.  

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WEN with Wine - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Apr 27, 2021, 4:30 pm

WEN with Wine

As part of our new WEN with Wine series, we are pleased to invite you to hear from  from Gabriela D’Souza, Senior Economist at CEDA, to talk about CEDA’s research on skilled migration. The newly released report (available here) has found that nearly a quarter of permanent skilled migrants in Australia are working in a job beneath their skill level. Join Gabriela to hear about the results of the research, the recommendations for change and the important role of migration as Australia recovers from recession.

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WEN Workshop: Writing for digital content - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 15, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Do you wish you had more opportunities to share your ideas about economics? Is there research you’ve done, a great book you recently read, or observations about the world you can offer, which could be promoted and shared via social media?  Do you possibly also wish there were more female voices in public discussions and media commentary about economic issues?  The timing of this event is 12.30pm - 2.00pm AEST.

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WEN Professional Development - Apply Now - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Mar 5, 2021, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network is offering a professional development opportunity for members: Be heard in meetings and get your message across

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Policy in the Pub

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 3, 2021, 5:30 pm

We are pleased to invite you to our first Policy in the Pub event for 2021 with Melanie Hay.

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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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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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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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Productivity reform in Australia and New Zealand: Barriers and opportunities - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Tuesday Nov 24, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The forum will bring together leading experts to discuss priority policy issues to improve productivity. The program features speakers across a broad range of policy areas as well as a panel discussion featuring the Chairs of the Australian, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian Productivity Commissions.

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Global Trade and Investment and COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 4, 2020, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

What are the consequences and outlook for global trade and investment and for Australia in the context COVID-19 Join us for a discussion between Jenny Gordon (@DFAT ChiefEconomists), Heather Cotching (Acting Chief Economist, Austrade) and Kim Mundy (International economist, CBA), hosted by Lisa Elliston (The Treasury)

Timing of this event is AEDT.

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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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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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2020 Young Economist Address and 2020 ESA Awards - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Oct 26, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Annual ESA National Awards and the 2020 Young Economist Address: The Young and Economists in the Covid Era 

In this talk, 2019 ESA Young Economist of the Year Professor Gigi Foster will share her research findings and reflections related to the Covid-19 crisis in Australia, focussing especially on what it means to be young and what it means to be an economist in Australia today.   Times shown are AEDT.

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Annual General Meeting and Sundowner 2020

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 22, 2020, 5:15 pm

The Economic Society of Australia’s WA Branch AGM will be convened at 5:15 PM Thursday 22 October 2020 at the Mount Lawley Golf Club

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WIB X WEN: Women in Economics

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 22, 2020, 6:00 pm

Come along to our event in collaboration with the UWA Women in Business.

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Economic well-being: Is GDP the right measure? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Gross Domestic Product, while used so often, has long been criticised as a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. Alternative measures have been proposed to better reflect of societal well-being, and more recently, conventional measures of GDP are being re-examined to incorporate the growing importance of online economic transactions and globalisation. This webinar is brought to you by WEN QLD Branch.  The timings shown are AEST.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Regulation of digital platforms - Australian experience - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion on the role of privacy and data security, as well as the bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and major platforms such as Google and Facebook.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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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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