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Top economists want JobSeeker boosted by $100+ per week and tied to wages

Poll 44

"Ahead of a decision about any permanent increase expected early next year, The Conversation and the Economic Society of Australia asked 45 of Australia’s leading economists where they thought JobSeeker should settle."

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Does the budget rebuild our economy and create jobs?

Poll 43

"On 6 October, the Government delivered a budget designed, in the Treasurer's words, to 'rebuild our economy and create jobs'.  What grade would you give the budget given the objective?  A, B, C, D, E, F"

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Awards 2020

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at a recent Zoom ceremony.  Read on to find out who won the 2020 ESA National Awards.

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AGEW2021(8-9 Feb 2021) - Call for Papers: Deadline extended

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is looking forward to continuing to host the annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW), and offering this important forum for economic researchers to share their latest research on gender economics issues.  Call for papers is open now and has been extended to 15 November 2020.

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Helpful resources for managing the coronavirus pandemic

In addition to official health information, WEN has collated the following professional resources to help our community through the challenge of the current COVID-19 pandemic.  This includes online resources to help our academics and teachers quickly switch to virtual classrooms and online teaching, resources to help workers convert to working-from-home, and weblinks to help with home schooling.

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Winner of the Joseph Stiglitz Essay Prize

IEA have announced the winner of this year's Joseph Stiglitz Essay Prize

Nicolas de Laubier-Longuet Marx from USA, Ahmed Abdul Mumin from Scotland, and Wannaphong Durongkaveroj from Australia for the Joseph Stiglitz Essay Prize in the Graduate Student category and Daksh Walia  and Pradnyee Kantak, both from India in the undergraduate student category.  All winners get a cash prize and are expected to be present at the 19th World Congress. I hope these awards will play a role in inspiring the winners not just to be creative thinkers but responsible citizens of the world

ACE2020 - to be deferred in response to COVID-19

The Australian Conference of Economists (ACE 2020) which was scheduled to be held in Perth from 8 to 10 July 2020 will be deferred by a year, so we look forward to seeing everyone in Perth in 2021.

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CBA Forum - New Date

Due to concerns around Covid 19, we have taken the precautionary measure of postponing the CBA Forum which was scheduled for 24 April.  The new date will be confirmed in due course.

Australia Day Honours 2020

The following people were recognised in the Australia Day Honours 2020.  Congratulations to Michael John Rice, Professor Hal Christopher Hill, Professor John Reginald Piggott and Professor Marjorie Lucy Moodie - keep reading to see their contributions.

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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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ACE2019

Hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, ACE2019 was held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. Presentations will be posted progressively.

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Events

Joshua Gans: Covid-19 one year on - lessons learnt for the future - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 3, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

In this presentation, Joshua Gans will reflect on the lessons learnt from the different ways in which Covid-19 has been managed in different countries and how key economic principals can be applied to deciding on the effective health and economic policy response to pandemics.  These lessons will be important in more effective responses to any future pandemics.

Timing of this event: 12.00 - 1.00 pm Eastern Summer Time AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra), 11am AEST (Queensland). 

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2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Feb 8, 2021, 8:45 am

From: Central Council

We are delighted to announce that registrations for the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop are now open.  The workshop will be held virtually during Australian Eastern Daylight Time (Sydney/Melb/Canberra) from Monday the 8th – Tuesday 9th February 2021.  You can view the program here.

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Policy Symposium: Educating the Next Generation of Economists - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Feb 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

This Policy Symposium is being held as part of the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop and has been made available to those that are unable to make the two-day AGEW event but would like to register to attend this symposium.

The timing of this event is 5.00pm until 6.15pm AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra).

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WEN NSW Branch - AGM 2021-22 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 16, 2021, 12:30 pm

Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of the Women in Economics Network (NSW Branch).

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WEAI Virtual Conference 2021 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Mar 17, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Western Economic Association International invites you to present your latest research, organize a session, network with economists from around the world!

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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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