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Budget 2024

Poll 64

Top economists give budget modest rating and doubt inflation will fall as planned.

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Western Australian GST deal

Poll 63

April Poll - panellists were asked about the GST deal with Western Australia.  The following two questions were posed: 

"Is the long-standing arrangement broadly the best method of distributing the nationally-collected GST revenue?" and "Should the 2018 changes be kept or scrapped?"

Responses (997)
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ACE 2024

The next Australian Conference of Economists will be held in Adelaide, SA from 10-12 July, with a Welcome Reception on the evening of 9th July.  Registration is now open.

Transition to net zero - ape the US Inflation Reduction Act?

Poll 62

Panellists were asked "Which of the options set out below best describes the kind of approach the Australian government should take to the US Inflation Reduction Act? (Pick 1)"

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CBA Forum - catch up on the recordings

If you missed the ESA NSW Branch Cost Benefit Analysis Forum this year, you can catch up on the recordings. Visit this page.

Unreserved - RBA's latest release of digitised archival records

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. The latest release includes records about the work and influence of Dr HC Coombs along with additional records from the Bank’s Research Department, with much of the new information covering the period from the Bank’s ‘separation’ from the original Commonwealth Bank in 1960 through to the early 1970s.

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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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Awards 2023

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at ACE2023, held in Brisbane.  Read on to find out who won the 2023 ESA National Awards.

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Events

Aboriginal Economies in a climate changing world

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 19, 2024, 12:15 pm

Professor Norman speaks on LALC entrepreneurship and the opportunities for greater inclusion in new economies that mobilises the Aboriginal land estate to ensure survival on country in a climate changing world.

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The Economics of Women's Health: Panel Event

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 26, 2024, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

This hybrid event is being held both in-person at Macquarie University and online via Zoom.  

Did you know that women report poorer health than men in almost all domains? And 2.7 million women are missing from the labour force? This is costing the Australian economy $72 billion in lost GDP annually. If you’re interested in learning more about the current economic findings/statistics on women’s health, why we need to think about women's health and the important issues in the Australian context today, then this is the event for you!

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ACE 2024

Date: Tuesday Jul 9, 2024, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Join us for the Australian Conference of Economists 2024, being held in Adelaide, South Australia.

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A World Unseen: How Time Diary Data is Essential to Constructing Policy Advice

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 9, 2024, 8:15 am

The way the market works is clear to us, thanks to the many available economic statistics. However, there is another type of production that happens outside the market, usually in people's homes, which we don't see as easily. This non-market production also uses resources - time in particular - to create goods and services without involving money payments.

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Emerging Economist Series 2024

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 pm

Consisting of three dinners, the 2024 Emerging Economist Series will be held at the Reserve Bank of Australia's H.C. Coombs Centre. Attendance is by subscription to all three events and can be shared amongst your colleagues.

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HETSA Annual Conference 2024

Event Type: External Event

Date: Thursday Sep 26, 2024, 12:00 pm

The 2024 HETSA Conference will be held at Alphacrucis University College, Cowper St Parramatta, Sydney, Australia from 26-27 September. This year we are welcoming colleagues from the Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought to a joint conference. 

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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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