New South Wales Branch

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ACE2017 Economics for Better Lives

The NSW Branch are very excited to be hosting ACE 2017 which will be held at the Sofitel Hotel Sydney from 19-21 July 2017.

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Awards 2016

 

Announcement of the 2016 Awards - pictured here is L-R Dr Matthew Butlin presenting Professor Ian Harper with the Distinguished Public Policy Fellow Award, and Paul Oslington, representing NSW the nominating Branch.

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Emerging Economist Series 2016/17

Registration is now open for the 2016/17 Emerging Economist Series.

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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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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

Issues in Economic Policy - Glenn Stevens, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 10, 2016, 12:15 pm

The Anika Foundation and Australian Business Economists are pleased to present a lunch in support of the Anika Foundation.

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Emerging Economist Series 2016/17

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 1, 2016, 12:15 pm

Liza Carver will be the first of our six lunchtime speakers at this year's Emerging Economist Series. 

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CBA Forum

Event Type: co-hosted event

Date: Friday Oct 14, 2016, 12:00 am

Hold the Date - This year's Cost Benefit Analysis Forum will be held on Friday 14 October.  More information will be coming soon.

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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

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

From: Central Council

The Australian Statistical Conference 2016 (ASC 2016) will take place from 5 December – 9 December 2016 in Canberra, Australia. The theme of the Conference is Big Data: Mining, Analysing and Teaching.

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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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