New South Wales

 

Does Australia naturally tend towards oligopoly and if so, does it matter?

Date

From: Wednesday May 29, 2024, 12:15 pm

To: Wednesday May 29, 2024, 1:30 pm

Does Australia naturally tend towards oligopoly and if so, does it matter?

As former Competition Policy Minister and now as Independent Reviewer of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, Dr Emerson will speak on the prevalence of oligopolies in Australia and the role and limits of government regulation dealing with oligopolies.

This event is a hybrid event and can be attended in-person or virtually.


About the Speaker

Dr Craig Emerson, PhD, is an eminent economist with 40 years’ experience in public policy, politics and public service. He is Managing Director of Emerson Economics Pty Ltd. He is Director of the APEC Study Centre at RMIT University, a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, a member of the Trade Minister’s Trade 2040 Taskforce, Adjunct Professor at Victoria University’s Centre of Policy Studies and a columnist with the Australian Financial Review.

Dr Emerson was Australia’s Minister for Trade and Competitiveness from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that he was Minister for Small Business and Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs.

In 2021, Dr Emerson was appointed to an Expert Panel supporting the Deregulation Taskforce in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. In 2023, Dr Emerson was appointed Independent Reviewer of the Payment Times Reporting Scheme. In 2024, Dr Emerson was appointed Independent Reviewer of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.

 


Details and Registration 

Date: Wednesday 29 May 2024
Time: Arrive from 12:15pm, 12.30pm until 1.30pm AEST 
Cost: Free for Members (and Guests of Members) / $10 for Non-Members
Venue:

(In-Person) Macquarie University City Campus - 123 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000. 
Please see reception on Level 24 upon arrival.
OR
(Online) Via Zoom - link to join will be sent following your registration. 

Please let us know in the registration whether you will be attending in-person or via Zoom

 

 

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Venue

Macquarie University City Campus. Please see reception on Level 24 upon arrival.

123 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000


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