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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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Motherhood, caring and the careers of Australian women - April 2019

Poll 37

Proposition 1: "Without changes to existing public policy or private sector practice in Australia, motherhood will always negatively affect a woman's career."

Proposition 2: "In Australia, fathers are more restricted than mothers in fulfilling a caring role while in employment."

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ACE2019

ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. The call for Submissions is now open and you are invited to submit a paper or extended abstract for presentation at ACE2019.  Guidelines and all information is on the Conference Website. Early Bird Registration is also now open - click here to register.

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Professional accreditation of economists

NEP poll 36 - March 2019 - For our second Poll this year, our panellists were asked to comment on the following two propositions:

Proposition 1: "Professional accreditation for the economics profession would attract more people to economics as a career."

Proposition 2: "The benefits of professional accreditation for current and prospective economists would exceed any possible costs"

 


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Bank Royal Commission (II)

NEP poll 35 - February 2019

In the first poll of 2019 – following on from our Banking Royal Commission poll last year about the risk of a credit squeeze, and before the Commission’s Final Report was released – our panellists were asked for their opinions on the following proposition:

"There is no way to significantly increase the degree to which Australian retail banks act in the interests of consumers."

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Awards 2018

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2018 in Canberra, including the inaugral Trevor Swan Memorial Prize.  

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Events

Rob Nicholl, CEO, AOFM : Tough times, easy task

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 5, 2019, 12:30 pm

This year is already unsurprising in terms of generating a divergence in views on the global economic and market outlook. What becomes clearer though is that the AOFM’s issuance programs have materially declined, consistent with forecasts of the fiscal position

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Emerging Economist Lunch with Maxine McKew

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 27, 2019, 12:15 pm

If you can't make all six of the Emerging Economist Series lunches but would like to attend this lunch, you may book your place here.

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2019 Queensland Winter School - Economics of inequality

Event Type: co-hosted event

Date: Monday Jul 1, 2019, 12:00 am

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld), in association with Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and The University of Queensland (UQ) invites you to participate in the 2019 Queensland Economics Winter School at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat in the Gold Coast hinterland from 3pm, 1 July to 1pm, 3 July 2019.

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ACE2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Sunday Jul 14, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park.

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The 2019 History of Economic Thought Society of Australia Conference

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Oct 2, 2019, 5:30 pm

The 32nd HETSA Conference will be held at the University of Sydney.

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Australian Statistical Society and NZ Statistical Association Conference - ANZSC 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Jul 6, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

This conference brings together four leading statistical communities in the region – the Statistical Society of Australia, the New Zealand Statistical Association, the International Institute of Business Analysis (Special Interest Group for Business Analytics), and the Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics.

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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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