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Stiglitz Essay Prize

The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the Second Stiglitz Essay Prize (SEP) in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz. 

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ACE2020 - Wealth & Wellbeing


ACE2020, which will be focusing on "100 years of Welfare Economics", will be hosted by ESA's Western Australia branch.  Keep an eye on our website for more information as it comes in and in the meantime Hold the Date of 8-10 July 2020.

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Awards 2019

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2019 in Melbourne

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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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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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Events

Lunchtime Seminar: A Partial Review of Seven Jurisdictional Guidelines for Cost-Benefit Analysis

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 27, 2019, 12:15 pm

This paper reviews seven contemporary jurisdictional guidelines to cost-benefit analysis (CBA) with respect to eight major cost-benefit issues drawing on the latest edition of the major CBA textbook (Boardman et al, 5E, 2018) for guidance, though not complete authority.

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WEN Lunch & Learn: The role of women in shaping economic policy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 28, 2019, 12:00 pm

Join the NSW Women in Economics Network at our next “Lunch and Learn” session on the role of women in shaping economic policy.  Our panel of Joann Wilkie (NSW Treasury), Danielle Wood (Grattan Institute) and Jeremy Thorpe (PwC) will talk about the role of women – as citizens, economists and policy-makers – in shaping economic policy and how this might change with more women in leadership roles.

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ABE Briefing and Discussion - Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 3, 2019, 12:30 pm

ABE presents a lunchtime briefing and discussion with Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Social Discount Rate

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Sep 20, 2019, 12:15 pm

The choice of discount rate in cost benefit analysis has the potential to significantly affect project choice.

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Prof. Emeritus Geoff Harcourt, UNSW - EES Lunch

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Sep 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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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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Lunchtime Seminar: The Digital Revolution and the State. The Great Reversal

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 9, 2019, 12:15 pm

All the components of the Digital revolution, from silicon to software, were spawned by the American State, echoing previous state contributions to the development and deployment of transformational technologies.

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Women in Economics Retreat 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Retreat provides an opportunity for around 20 junior and mid career women economists to develop their networks, receive mentoring and strengthen their leadership skills.

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Stephen Koukoulas, MD, Market Economics EES Lunch

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 11, 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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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Feb 5, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The next Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2020) will be hosted by the Women in Economics Network (WEN) in partnership with QUT, in Brisbane, Australia, on 5-7 February 2020.

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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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