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Budget implications of a crisis: some policy lessons going forward - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 31, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

What has our experience with COVID-19 taught us about the best ways for government to respond to future crises? How can budget policy best respond? Are some types of interventions a lot more cost-effective than others? What policies could we prepare to quickly roll out to respond to a future crisis (even if we don’t yet know what that crisis will be)? Can we prepare for any differential effects of a crisis on each gender? What steps do we need to take (such as new types of data collection) in order to respond quickly and affordably to a crisis?

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Economic Literacy: What is it and why is it important? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 16, 2023, 3:30 pm

In Australia economics was once a popular subject choice in school. This is no longer the case, in large part because of a preference for business studies. The latter is considered easier to teach (fewer concepts, more resources). There is also a perception that if offers employment opportunities. A particular challenge facing the economics’ discipline (and affecting enrolments) is the lack of an agreed understanding concerning what economists do and what skills they possess. Relatedly, what is economic literacy?

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Pre-Budget Address to the National Press Club of Australia

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Wednesday May 3, 2023, 11:30 am

From: Central Council

Danielle Wood, CEO of the Grattan Institute, Su-Lin Ong, Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets & Cherelle Murphy, EY Oceania Chief Economist, will make their Pre-Budget Address to the National Press Club of Australia, in partnership with Women in Economics. 

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17th Western Economic Association International Conference

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 12, 2023, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

Whether in-person or virtually, WEAI conferences bring together top economists from around the world to discuss their latest research. Join the conversation and plan to present a paper or organize a session! Virtual sessions will be held via Zoom on April 11th, 2023, with the in-person conference being held April 12-15, 2023 at the University of Melbourne. Keynote addresses include David Card, Cecilia Rouse, and Richard Blundell.

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ZOOM: ChatGPT and other AI: whose job is it coming for? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 28, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Timing of this event is ACDT  (South Australia) - check the time converter.

As part of the ESA Central Council Eminent Speaker Series, Professor Joshua Gans, University of Toronto, will be presenting "ChatGPT and other AI: whose job is it coming for"? 

You are in the right place to register for this event as a Zoom participant.

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2023

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 9, 2023, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The aim of AGEW is to foster a community of economic researchers who can collectively contribute to the evidence base needed to guide the pursuit of more gender equitable outcomes in society. The AGEW will include a program of research presentations and a policy symposium session.  We look forward to reconnecting with many of our members, as well as new and returning faces.

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Reconciliation, Opportunities for, and Wellbeing of First Nations Peoples: Yarning and learning together - Call for Papers

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Feb 2, 2023, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The Reconciliation, Opportunities for, and Wellbeing of First Nations Peoples: Yarning and learning together Workshop will be held at the Charles Perkins Centre, Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney on Thursday 2 February and Friday 3 February 2023. Call for papers closes on 25 November 2022. Further information can be found by clicking this Call for Papers link.

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ANU Workshop on Modelling Economic Sanctions

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2022, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods is hosting a workshop on Modelling Economic Sanctions on 5 December 2022. It is a hybrid event taking place in person at the Australian National University and online via Zoom.

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End of Year Sundowner ESA WA and WEN WA

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 1, 2022, 5:30 pm

The ESA and WEN WA network invite you to attend our end of year sundowner drinks to celebrate the fantastic achievements we have made this year. This is a great informal event to catch-up with old friends and to make some new connections.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: How Gender Impacts Outcomes in Education and in Family: An International Perspective - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 30, 2022, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Gender can be an important factor in determining outcomes in schools as well as in families. In collaboration with the Korean Women Economists Association (KWEA, http://www.e-kwea.or.kr/ ), the Women in Economics Network invites you to a webinar on two interesting gender economics topics.

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2022 ESA WA Branch AGM and Sundowner

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 20, 2022, 5:30 pm

We invite you to join the ESA WA branch Annual General Meeting and Sundowner on Thursday 20th October 2022 at the Royal Perth Yacht Club. 

The Annual General Meeting will be followed by the presentation of ESA WA Branch sponsored student prizes, and a presentation from the 2022 Austin Holmes award winner Michael McLure.

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WA YEN, WEN & ECOMS Student Event at UWA

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 5, 2022, 6:00 pm

The WA Young Economists Network (YEN) have teamed up with the WA Women in Economics Network (WA WEN) and the UWA ECOMS Group to organise a special event to highlight & discuss graduate and internship opportunities that are available within leading organisations in the local private and public sectors.

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Shann Memorial Lecture 2022

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Wednesday Sep 28, 2022, 5:00 pm

The annual Shann Memorial Lecture was introduced to honour the memory of the Foundation Professor of Economics at UWA, Edward Owen Giblin Shann. Edward Shann has been regarded as the pioneer of the academic development of economics and traditional Australian economic history and he was a strong advocate of individual intellectual freedom and developing a sense of social responsibilities. He penned several books and essays on the economic history of Australia and was a major influence in formulating financial and fiscal policies in Australia.

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33rd History of Economic Thought Society Annual Conference

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 21, 2022, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The History of Economic Thought Society was founded in 1981. It publishes the History of Economics Review, a refereed and ECONLIT listed biannual journal. 

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Women in Economics Upcoming Event: Gender Responsive Policymaking and Budgeting - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 8, 2022, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

The value of placing a “gender lens” on economic policy and budget design is gaining stronger attention in the Australian policy environment. In recognition of the growing interest in Gender Responsive Budgeting at the Federal Government level and among various State Governments in Australia, the Women in Economics Network has organised a two-part online event on the purpose and practice of Gender Responsive Budgeting.  

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National Social Sciences Week - Impact of Climate Change on WA

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 6, 2022, 5:30 pm

In support of National Social Sciences Week ESA WA is hosting an event on the Impact of Climate Change on WA Agriculture at the University of Western Australia.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: Gender Responsive Budgeting in Australia: Insights into government budget statements and processes - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 18, 2022, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The value of placing a “gender lens” on economic policy and budget design is gaining stronger attention in the Australian policy environment.

In recognition of the growing interest in Gender Responsive Budgeting at the Federal Government level and among various State Governments in Australia, the Women in Economics Network is organising a two-part online event on the purpose and practice of Gender Responsive Budgeting.  

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The 26th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Jul 14, 2022, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

This year the Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC22) will be hosted by the Australian National University from July 14-15 2022. Given the ups and downs we’re still experiencing (and the resulting budget issues) the conference will again be held virtually over zoom, which also means a zero cost registration!

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ACE2022

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Sunday Jul 10, 2022, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

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.

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Credible Economist Writing Competition: Winners Announcement - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 28, 2022, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

In early 2022, NSW WEN announced a writing competition to empower female voices in economics. The competition is part of the Credible Economist blog series.

WEN received a competitive array of entries covering a wide range of topics. After a rigorous and difficult judging process, the judges selected the top 3 blogs and 3 honourable mentions from the entry list.

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Is the electricity market dead, or does it just smell funny? (In-person and online panel)

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 22, 2022, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

This is event is presented jointly by the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) and the University of Queensland. 

The energy transition is changing the nature of the whole value chain of electricity markets. Low- or no-carbon new generation technologies are dominated by fixed costs and have near-zero variable costs, while distributed technologies put more control in the hands of households who are less sophisticated and whose actions are less easily directed by market operators.

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An Economic Perspective: WA’s Electricity Transformation Progress

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 21, 2022, 5:00 pm

The Energy Transformation Strategy is entering Stage 2 with significant reforms foreshadowed including integration of DER, review of the Reserve Capacity Mechanism (RCM) to ensure appropriate incentives for generation and use, our access and economic regulatory system. Implementing changes in these areas will be critical in ensuring Western Australia has the energy we need in the right place.

Will the current structure, governance and culture of our system facilitate continued progress in efficiency and innovation and meet the needs of consumers?

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Panel Discussion: Independent Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday May 9, 2022, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

You are invited to this national panel discussion on an independent review of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Both major parties have committed to a broad-based and independent review, and it has been recommended by the OECD and IMF.

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WEN webinar: Women’s under-representation in economics: Exploring the “confidence gap” - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Apr 8, 2022, 10:30 am

From: Central Council

Women’s under-representation in economics: Exploring the “confidence gap”

RBA research has found that female students, as well as students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, are falling in number in Australian schools’ economics classrooms. These student cohorts are also more likely to report a poor understanding of economics and have less confidence in their own proficiency in the subject.

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ABC/WEN Media Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 7, 2022, 10:30 am

From: Central Council

One of the key goals of the Women in Economics Network (WEN) is to elevate the voices and views of female economists in the media and public arena. WEN is excited to collaborate with ABC The Business to provide an opportunity for WEN members to participate in a media workshop.

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