From: Wednesday October 8, 2014, 6:00 pm
To: Wednesday October 8, 2014, 10:00 pm
Who will win the Nobel Prize in Economics this year? Who should win? Do any Australians stand a chance? What does it say about the state of the economics profession? Come along on the evening of 8th October to eat, drink and hear from our distinguished panel. Venue: The Assembly Bar, 488 Kent Street, Sydney When: Wednesday 8th October Time: From 6pm till 10pm Cost: Free to members - light refreshments provided This is a Member Only Event Details Paul.Oslington@ac.edu.au, Vice President (Academic) Our Panel will comprise of Ross Gittins Sydney Morning Herald Ross Gittins is economics editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and an economic columnist for The Age. He has been a press fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and a journalist-in-residence at the department of economics of the University of Melbourne. His books include 'Gittins' Guide to Economics' and 'Gittinomics'. Dr Danielle Merrett University of Sydney Danielle Merrett is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sydney in the Sustainability Transparency Accountability Research (STAR) Lab in collaboration with Harvard University. She specializes in randomized controlled trials and behavioral economics for policy design. Danielle previously worked at The World Bank conducting field work and program evaluation in Papua New Guinea. Danielle has also worked as an Associate Lecturer in Economics and as an Economic Consultant for Government. Professor Geoff Harcourt UNSW Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Harcourt AO is Emeritus Reader in the History of Economic Theory, University of Cambridge (1998), Emeritus Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge (1998) and Professor Emeritus, University of Adelaide (1988). His research interests include history of economic theory, intellectual biography and Post-Keynesian theory and policy. Now 'over sixty years a [Post-]Keynesian', he has authored, co-authored, edited or co-edited 29 volumes, as well as over 350 articles, book chapters and reviews. One of his latest works is the two-volume Oxford Handbook of Post-Keynesian Economics, jointly edited with Peter Kriesler. Geoff is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and in the United Kingdom, an Officer of the Order of Australia, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Society of Australia, The History of Economics Society USA, The European Society for the History of Economic Thought and The History of Economic Thought Society of Australia. He was the 2010 Joint Veblen - Commons Awardee of the Association for Evolutionary Economics USA. Professor Paul Oslington Alphacrucis College and ACU Paul is a member of the Faculty of Business, and specialises in the following areas: Business, Research, Social Engagement, and Theology. Biography Paul joined Alphacrucis in January 2013. He held a Chair jointly in the School of Business and School of Theology at Australian Catholic University from 2008-2013, and continues there as an Adjunct Professor. Before that he was Associate Professor of Economics at University of New South Wales, and held visiting positions at University of Oxford in 1999, University of British Columbia and Regent College Vancouver in 2003, and Princeton Theological Seminary and University in 2006/7. His PhD in Economics and Master of Economics/Econometrics with Honours were completed at the University of Sydney, and Bachelor of Divinity through Melbourne College of Divinity.
488 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000