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Emerging Economist Series 2019

Details of the EES 2019 will be announced soon.  The first lunch will take place on 11 March with Ms Lucy Turnbull AO.  Stay tuned for more information and how to register.

Banking Royal Commission and the Credit Crunch

For our October Poll we asked the panel to comment on two propositions relating to the Banking Royal Commission and the Credit Crunch.

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AGM 2018

A Branch Council is elected each year to provide voluntary administration and manage the affairs of the Society. The Council organises regular events and seminars, engages with students and other organisations, represents the Society at conferences and meetings and advises on the strategic direction of the Society. At the Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 19 September, a new Council was elected for 2018/2019. Click here to meet your newly elected Council.

ACE2019

Hold the Date - ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park.

Waste Policy

For our August poll, we asked panellists to consider the following proposition: "There are clear net benefits for Australians from (further) increasing the diversion of waste from Australian landfills."

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Sugar sweetened beverage tax for Australia

The World Health Organisation has called for governments around the world to use fiscal policy as a mechanism to address obesity. The National Economic Panellists’ views were sought on such a policy response.

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Awards 2018

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2018 in Canberra, including the inaugral Trevor Swan Memorial Prize.  

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ACE 2018

ACE2018 was held in Canberra from 10-13 July 2018 with key note speakers confirmed as Anne Krueger, Professor of International Economics, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC; John Asker, Professor of Economics, UCLA; Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy, AUT and Kathryn Graddy, Senior Associate Dean, Brandeis University, Massachusettes.  Read on to view presentations.

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Pricing of road-use for electric vehicles should be the same as fossil fuel-powered vehicles

Electric car users currently enjoy a number of subsidies (concessions) from governments in Australia. Electric car users do not pay the 40 cent per litre fuel tax (excise) which goes towards funding Australian roads.

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Queens Birthday Honours 2018

The following economists were recognised in the Queens Birthday Honours.  Congratulations to Professor John W FREEBAIRN AO; Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Colin HARCOURT AC and Emeritus Professor Margaret Jennifer NOWAK AM.  Professors Freebairn and Nowak are also NEP panellists - keep reading to see their contributions.

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Economic Record - Free to a good home

A complete set of the Economic Record from its first issue in November 1925 to the March 2005 issue is available for no cost other than any expenses involved in collection (to be discussed direct with the seller).

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Events

Cost-Benefit Analysis Workshop Presented by Dr. Peter Abelson

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Nov 21, 2018, 9:00 am

Peter Abelson will provide a comprehensive and contemporary 2-day workshop on CBA. The 8 sessions over the 2 days will include power point presentations of the core issues in CBA, discussion questions and case studies.

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Lunchtime Seminar: Family and work: the role of paid parental leave

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 27, 2018, 12:15 pm

In this presentation, four aspects of paid parental leave are explored, including the impacts of: introducing paid parental leave, changing the duration of existing paid parental leave, changing the generosity of existing paid parental leave payments, and paid paternity leave.

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ABE Annual Dinner and Briefing

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Dec 6, 2018, 6:45 pm

Recent developments in the domestic and international economy.

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Australian Labour Market Research - Call for Papers

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 10, 2018, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The 29th Australian Labour Market Research (ALMR) Workshop will be held on the 10th and 11th December 2018 at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia. You are invited to submit papers for presentation at the Workshop. Further information can be found by clicking this Call for Papers link

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John Menadue Oration with Mariana Mazzucato

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 11, 2018, 5:30 pm

The Centre for Policy Development (CPD) invites you to the John Menadue Oration by Professor Mariana Mazzucato: Can the State Deliver?

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ABE Briefing & Discussion - 2018-19 Half Yearly Budget Review

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Dec 18, 2018, 7:15 am

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a briefing and discussion at breakfast with The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP - Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations, New South Wales : 2018-19 Half Yearly Budget Review.

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WEAI 15th International Conference

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Mar 21, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The Western Economic Association International's 15th international Conference will be held in Tokyo in March 2019.

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Welcome

Welcome to the New South Wales Branch of the Economic Society of Australia

The NSW Branch of the Economic Society of Australia was formed in 1925, making it one of the most established professional associations in Australia. The rich history of activities continues, and with a strong membership, it is the largest of the state branches in Australia. 

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