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ACE2021

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 to be held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

ACE 2021 will celebrate over 100 years of welfare economics and will bring 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.  

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Budget strategy: how low should the budget attempt to push unemployment?

Poll 45

The budget strategy should commit the government to use fiscal policy to quickly drive down the unemployment rate until it is comfortably.....

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The Reserve Bank has launched Unreserved

The Reserve Bank has launched Unreserved, its new digital archive. It includes records spanning almost 200 years of Australia’s economic, financial and social history. The first set of records released is a diverse sampler of the collection, with additional sets to be added twice yearly.

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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."

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

Photo Credit: Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND 

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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

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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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

The Federal Budget 2021-22: A post-Budget briefing

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday May 18, 2021, 12:30 pm

Resuming a long-standing tradition, Secretary Kennedy will brief ABE members and guests about the architecture of the 2021-22 Federal Budget including forecasts, measures, impacts. This will be our first post-pandemic event presented in a venue. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet with colleagues over lunch. Dr Kennedy has agreed to field questions from the audience.

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Ask the Experts - A policymakers perspective on stakeholder engagement with The Hon Dr Peter Hendy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 25, 2021, 12:15 pm

Ask the Experts - A policymakers perspective on stakeholder engagement with The Hon Dr Peter Hendy: in this 45 minute session, hear from The Hon Dr Peter Hendy as he unpacks the critical skills and attributes professional economists must know and the role of economists in the policymaking framework. Learn about specific strategies to build your skills, mental frameworks, and knowledge to help you become the best economist you can be.

 

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Assumptions challenged, learnings and implications for debt…

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 8, 2021, 12:30 pm

ABE are pleased to present a briefing and discussion with

Mr Rob Nicholl
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM)

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Australian Conference of Economists (Virtual) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 12, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 to be held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

 

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Critical Junctures/Critical perspectives – a call for new voices in tax reform - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Jul 15, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended societies worldwide. It has exposed the consequences of economic stratification with the poor and marginalised disproportionately bearing the economic impact of the pandemic, the consequences of lockdown responses (such as the shut-down of Melbourne’s public housing towers) and the burden of disease.

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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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