New South Wales Branch

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Gender Diversity in the Workplace - role of government?

Our latest NEP poll is our first on gender diversity. It was developed in collaboration with the ESA Women in Economics Network. The NEP were asked for their opinions on this proposition....

 

 

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ACE 2017 - Economics for Better Lives

At ACE this year we will be considering issues such as inequality and poverty, financial regulation, taxation reform, education reform, the economics of mental health, utility regulation, transport economics, infrastructure, regional trade agreements, international migration flows, international aid and development, the role of behavioral economics the economics of populism, and macroeconomics in a low interest rate world.  Early Bird Registration open till 2 June.

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Emerging Economists Series 2017-2018

The Emerging Economists Series has been inspiring, educating and entertaining emerging economists for nine years. Join us for this, our special Ten Year Anniversary Series. We are delighted to announce our speaker line-up for 2017/18.

 

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2017

Congratulations to Ross Garnaut, Professor Peter Dawkins and Professor Tom Karmel who received honours in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017

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Australian Federal Budget 2017 - Outsourcing Economic Forecasting

 "Given the Commonwealth Treasury’s ongoing difficulty in making accurate forecasts of some of the key economic variables underpinning the Budget – in particular nominal GDP growth – the Government should ‘outsource’ the economic forecasts used in framing the Budget to an independent agency (such as the Parliamentary Budget Office), as now happens in the United Kingdom.”  

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Eminent Speaker Series 2017

The Eminent Speaker Series for 2017 has now concluded.  We hope you managed to see Dr John C Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco during his visit to Australia.

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Women in Economics - Website and Launch Dates

The Women in Economics Network was officially launched across Australia in March 2017.  Each State hosted a launch event featuring prominent female economists including Assistant Reserve Bank Governor Dr Luci Ellis (in Canberra), Senior Economics Writer Jess Irvine (in Melbourne and Sydney) and Economic Leader Carolyn Hewson AO (in Adelaide).

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Update on NEP Panellists

Last year the Economic Society of Australia established the National Economic Panel to help further the Society’s objectives of encouraging the study of economic questions and public debate of economic questions; and promoting the standing of the profession in the Australian community

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Events

The Annual Fundraiser for The Anika Foundation

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 26, 2017, 12:00 pm

The Anika Foundation and Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a lunch in support of The Anika Foundation with a briefing by Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia - Recent developments in the Australian and global economies

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Lunchtime Seminar: The Relationship Between Immigration to Australia and the Labour Market Outcomes of Australian-Born Workers

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 27, 2017, 12:30 pm

This talk will examine the relationship between immigration to Australia and the labour market outcomes of Australian-born workers.

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ESA NSW Branch - AGM 2017

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 1, 2017, 6:15 pm

Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the ESA NSW Branch will be held on Tuesday 1 August 2017

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Globalisation, the world economy and financial markets - Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, OECD

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 2, 2017, 12:30 pm

ABE are pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall, Special Advisor to OECD Secretary-General on Financial Markets Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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Women in Economics Networking Night

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 2, 2017, 6:00 pm

Come join us for a fun night of drinks, connection, and career reflection. This event is open to WEN NSW members and friends.

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14th International Conference - WEAI

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Jan 11, 2018, 9:00 am

Present a paper, organize a session, discuss a paper, chair a session -- submission deadline is August 15, 2017. 

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Call for Papers: Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Annual Conference

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Tuesday Feb 6, 2018, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The 62nd Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Annual Conference 2018 “Abundance in an Era of Scarcity? Challenges and Opportunities for Australasian Agriculture, Environment, Food, Resource and Agribusiness Sectors”

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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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