New South Wales Branch

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Spend on education or business tax cuts?


In the lead up to the 2016 Australian federal election we asked the Economic Society of Australia's National Economic Panel (NEP) for their opinion on this proposition:

'Australia will receive a bigger economic growth dividend in the long-run by spending on education than offering an equivalent amount of money on a tax cut to business.'

 

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Join Us at ACE2016

Welcome to the 45th Australian Conference of Economists 2016, being held in Adelaide from 11-13 July.  Registration is OPEN.  Visit the official ACE 2016 website for information and to regiter (www.ace2016.org.au)

 

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Budget 2016-17 - Returning to surplus

'The recently released 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget projects that the Australian Government's underlying cash balance will return to surplus by 2020‑21*. Australian politicians should re-balance the budget with greater urgency.'

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Election of Office Executive Office Holders

As foreshadowed at the Society's most recent Central Council meeting, the terms of the current Executive office holders are about to expire.  The Executive positions are President, Treasurer, and Secretary.

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RBA/ESA Economics Competition 2016

The Reserve Bank of Australia has launched this year's RBA/ESA Economics Competition, in conjunction with the Economic Society of Australia (ESA) and the UNSW Economics Society.

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ESA NSW Hosts Professor Mary Morgan

NSW Members recently had three opportunities to hear from visiting Eminent Speaker, Professor Mary Morgan whilst she was visiting Sydney.

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A second 'Chinese economic windfall' for Australians?

With the ‘biggest-ever’ Australian business delegation visiting China last week, we asked Economic Society of Australia's National Economic Panel (NEP) about the potential benefits for Australia of China moving to consumption-led growth.

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Women in Economics Retreat

McLaren Vale, South Australia, 14 - 15 July 2016.  The first annual Australian Women in Economics Retreat will be held in July 2016 at the Serafino Vineyard - APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

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Australia Day Honours List

Five Economists were recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List.  AOs were awarded to Professors Peter Drysdale, Henry Ergas, Ann Harding and Warwick McKibbin – and one AM to Professor John Neville. 

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Events

22nd International Panel Data Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 28, 2016, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

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ESA NSW Branch - AGM

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 28, 2016, 6:15 pm

Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the ESA NSW Branch will be held on Tuesday 28 June.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Underemployment among Mature-Age Workers in Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 30, 2016, 12:15 pm

This presentation explores the patterns of underemployment for mature-age workers in Australia, a group for whom the prevalence of long spells of underemployment is especially marked.

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Post Election Young Economists Drinks

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 7, 2016, 6:00 pm

Governments come and go, but young economists stay forever.

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ACE 2016: 11-13 July

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 11, 2016, 8:30 am

From: Central Council

ACE2016: 11th - 13th July, 2016  |  The Economic Society of Australia (SA Branch), in association with the Flinders University of South Australia, invites you to the 45th Australian Conference of Economists (ACE2016). ACE2016 is the premier conference for economic professionals.

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ABE Briefing - The US economic outlook and monetary policy

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 13, 2016, 12:30 pm

Australian Business Economists (ABE) is pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with Dr Loretta Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - The US Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy.

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APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED - Women in Economics Retreat

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 14, 2016, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED for this 2 day retreat, being held as part of ACE2016.  

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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

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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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