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ACE 2022

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.  Our theme, Economics in the New Normal, will seek to address the challenges that a post-pandemic world faces, and we look forward to receiving your submissions for presentation at the conference. Keynote speakers will be announced soon.

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 Cost Benefit Analysis Forum 2022

We have set the date for the Cost Benefit Analysis Forum, 2022 as an in-person event in Sydney. The Preliminary Program is now available.

Event

Date From : Tue Jul 19, 2022 : 08:15
Date To : Tue Jul 19, 2022 : 18:00

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Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP) - Call for Editors

Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP) has improved its performance considerably since it was taken over by Elsevier back in 2014. The combination of an online-only publication strategy, together with the steady editorial guidance of the Managing Editor since 2008, has been successful in increasing the journal’s outreach and placing EAP ready for its next step: an editorial team that will be diverse and specialised at the same time.

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Prioritising issues for the incoming Government

Poll 54

Panellists were asked: 

"From this list, please pick the three issues you think will be the most important for the incoming government and should be the most important in the election".

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Unreserved - RBA's latest release of digitised archival records

Over the past year, the Reserve Bank has been releasing a large volume of digitised archival records to the public through our digital archive (called Unreserved). These records span nearly 200 years of Australia’s economic, financial and social history. In this latest release, users will find primary source material about government finances, the evolving international architecture of the 20th century and economic analysis for the period from 1918 to 1966.

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What should the budget deficit be?

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Given the economic environment, compared to the December projection what should the budget deficit be?

Cut emissions, not petrol tax; fund childcare, not beer. What economists want from next week’s budget


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Intake of permanent migrants

Poll 52

"What do you think the intake of permanent migrants should be in coming years"

Australia’s leading economists have overwhelmingly endorsed a return to the highest immigration intake on record, saying Australia should aim for at least 190,000 migrants per year as it opens its borders, up from the target of 160,000 per year set ahead of COVID.

Photo credit "Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND"

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Awards 2021

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at a recent Zoom ceremony.  Read on to find out who won the 2021 ESA National Awards.

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ACE2021

The Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 was held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

ACE 2021 celebrated over 100 years of welfare economics and brought together like-minded individuals to explore concepts of allocation, utilisation and distribution of our resources as they relate to the wealth and wellbeing of individuals and our society.

Where permission has been granted, we have uploaded presenations. 

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Follow us on Twitter

We are delighted to announce the launch of ESA's Twitter account.  Keep up to date with economics-related topics and be part of the conversation.

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Events

In Conversation with: Professor Bill Mitchell - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 25, 2022, 12:30 pm

UPDATE - This event will now be online only due to unforeseen circumstances.  Take a deep dive into debt and deficits with Professor Bill Mitchell - the founder of modern monetary theory – about modern monetary theory, its application to the current economic climate and what it can tell us about the future as we emerge from the pandemic. Timing of this event is 12.30pm AEST.

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In Conversation with: Professor Henry Cutler

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 23, 2022, 12:30 pm

Aged care reform in Australia. Giving competition a chance to improve quality

Join us for this hybrid event.  The Royal Commission on Aged Care Quality and Safety concluded that residential aged care was delivering poor care quality, had little accountability, was devoid of quality information, and lacked consumer choice. The Australian Government responded in 2021 announcing 29 reforms to be implemented between 2021-25.

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WEAI Conference 2022

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Jun 29, 2022, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Western Economic Association International invites you to their 97th Annual Conference.

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China moving towards a high-income economy: challenges, opportunities and prospects - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 30, 2022, 12:30 pm

Join us for this webinar.  China’s economic growth is facing both headwinds and great potential. With per capita income level reaching US$12,000 in 2021, China is projected to become a high-income country soon. As China continues to grow in economic size and impact, what happens in China in terms of its growth model and policies increasingly matters for the global economy. In this presentation, we explore the challenges and opportunities that China faces in its transition towards a high-income economy. 

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Emerging Economist Series 2022

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 7, 2022, 12:15 pm

Emerging Economist Series 2022 Consisting of four sit-down lunches, the Series will be held at the Reserve Bank of Australia. Attendance is by subscription to all four lunches and can be shared amongst your colleagues. Alternatively, you can purchase tickets for individual lunches, subject to availability. The program offers a fantastic professional development opportunity for economists. The first lunch will take place on Thursday 7 July with Mr Glenn Stevens AC. REGISTER NOW

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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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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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Cost Benefit Analysis Forum 2022

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 19, 2022, 8:15 am

We have set the date for the Cost Benefit Analysis Forum, 2022 as an in-person event in Sydney. The Preliminary Program is now available.

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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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