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Australia's policy and reform agenda amid the COVID crisis - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 12, 2021, 1:30 pm

ABE are pleased to present conversation with Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Chancellor, Macquarie University. Martin will be in virtual conversation discussing major policy and reform issues in the context of the pandemic, including climate change, education and skills, fiscal and monetary policy, the federation and our handling of the pandemic. Martin also will take questions from our audience.

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Applied Economics in the Private Sector (YEN QLD) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 29, 2021, 5:00 pm

The application of economic theory and techniques differs greatly between Economist roles. The Young Economists QLD aim to provide a greater understanding into how economics is applied in practice within the public and private sector, as part of a two-part webinar series.

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Young Economists Network - Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 16, 2021, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Following on from the ESA webinar 'Housing Affordability- Is the Great Australian Dream Out of Reach for Today's Young', the 2021 National Online Young Economist Network (YEN) Debate is scheduled to take place from 6pm AEST on Thursday, September 16th with the Debate topic focusing on the key question of.....

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Recent developments in the domestic and global economies - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 14, 2021, 12:30 pm

The Anika Foundation and Australian Business Economists are pleased to present a fundraiser in support of The Anika Foundation with a briefing by Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia.

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Women's economic wellbeing in older age - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 9, 2021, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

While many people assume economics is all about money and finance, economists care about principles of equality, dignity, and respect. These are values that come to fore when examining women’s economic wellbeing in older age.  This seminar will explore the emerging situation and public policy responses that can reduce the number of older women at risk of experiencing poverty, and move us closer towards a society that exemplifies the values we uphold. Growing numbers of often single older women are facing uncertain economic futures. 

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Housing affordability: is the great Australian Dream out of reach for today's young? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Sep 7, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

Despite a recession and a global pandemic, Australian house prices continue to reach new highs. How did we get here? Will today’s young Australians ever be able to afford to buy a house? What are the implications for economic and social outcomes? And what might be the policy changes that could make a difference? Our panel of expert economists will tackle one of the most pressing questions for Australia: how can we make houses more affordable?  Timing of this event is AEST.

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Women's Economic Security - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 1, 2021, 12:00 pm

With the Federal Government planning a Women’s Security Summit in September, Women in Economics NSW is drawing together an exceptional panel to explore the critical issue of women’s economic security. The focus of the Panel will be on what the experience of a working life facing workforce inequality, a gender pay gap, part time work and interrupted work patterns means for women approaching and over the course of their retirement. This event is brought to you by the ESA NSW Branch Women in Economics Network.

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What Is Driving Participation and Diversity Trends in Economics? A Survey of High School Students - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 31, 2021, 12:00 pm

There has been a stark decline in the size and diversity of the Year 12 Economics student population in Australia since the early 1990s. This paper asks: first, which school and individual characteristics are most strongly associated with choosing Economics? Second, what are students' perceptions of Economics? And third, what differences in perceptions of Economics exist by sex and socio-economic background?

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How is the pandemic affecting productivity growth? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 24, 2021, 1:30 pm

ABE presents a briefing and discussion with Dr Jenny Gordon, Chief Economist, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 
Productivity growth had been low in Australia and other countries before the pandemic. Lockdowns and other responses raise new pressures on productivity, as does the disease burden. Yet there has also been accelerated adoption of digital technology. Dr Gordon will canvas the factors that shape how productivity growth is likely to play out as countries recover from the pandemic 

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Consortium for Inclusive Economics Education - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Aug 9, 2021, 8:00 pm

The Consortium for Inclusive Economics Education at UNSW is excited to be able to bring you an informal professional development event on Monday evening next week.  There is no participation fee and no need to RSVP.  

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More than a word: How can economics contribute to Indigenous Reconciliation? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 27, 2021, 11:00 am

From: Central Council

Reconciliation Australia's theme for 2021, "More than a word", highlights the need to convert awareness into action:"For reconciliation to be effective, it must involve truth-telling, and actively address issues of inequality, systemic racism and instances where the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are ignored, denied or reduced." 

This is a hybrid event which will be held in-person at Charles Darwin University as well as live-streamed via Zoom.  Please indicate how you plan to join this webinar when registering. This is a a joint event between WEN, ESA and CDU.  

 

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Critical Junctures/Critical perspectives – a call for new voices in tax reform - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Jul 15, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended societies worldwide. It has exposed the consequences of economic stratification with the poor and marginalised disproportionately bearing the economic impact of the pandemic, the consequences of lockdown responses (such as the shut-down of Melbourne’s public housing towers) and the burden of disease.

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The 25th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Jul 15, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The 25th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC2021) will be hosted by the University of Queensland, Brisbane on 15 -16 July 2021. All presentations will be delivered via Zoom.  The theme of the conference this year is Teaching Design for Cooperative Learning. Papers on this topic are encouraged, but submissions on any aspect of Economics Education are welcome too.

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Australian Conference of Economists (Virtual) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 12, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 to be held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

 

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National Webinar with Mr Philip Lowe, Governor, RBA - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 8, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The Labour Market and Monetary Policy

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to an important webinar address featuring Mr Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  The link and passcode to join this webinar will be sent at 5.30pm on 7 July.  Check your spam folder if it is not in your inbox.

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International Economic Association World Congress - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jul 2, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

We are delighted to share with you the program of live sessions for the upcoming World Congress of the International Economic Association taking place 2-6 July. All sessions in the program are by Zoom and you are required to register in advance. The email below contains instructions on how to register. Registration is free of charge. Click here to download the program and complete the registration form.

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Assumptions challenged, learnings and implications for debt…

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 8, 2021, 12:30 pm

ABE are pleased to present a briefing and discussion with

Mr Rob Nicholl
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM)

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Ask the Experts - A policymakers perspective on stakeholder engagement with The Hon Dr Peter Hendy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 25, 2021, 12:15 pm

Ask the Experts - A policymakers perspective on stakeholder engagement with The Hon Dr Peter Hendy: in this 45 minute session, hear from The Hon Dr Peter Hendy as he unpacks the critical skills and attributes professional economists must know and the role of economists in the policymaking framework. Learn about specific strategies to build your skills, mental frameworks, and knowledge to help you become the best economist you can be.

 

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The Federal Budget 2021-22: A post-Budget briefing

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday May 18, 2021, 12:30 pm

Resuming a long-standing tradition, Secretary Kennedy will brief ABE members and guests about the architecture of the 2021-22 Federal Budget including forecasts, measures, impacts. This will be our first post-pandemic event presented in a venue. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet with colleagues over lunch. Dr Kennedy has agreed to field questions from the audience.

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What the Budget Means for Women - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday May 17, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network NSW Branch invite you to join our three incredible panellists – Nicki Hutley, Danielle Wood and Danielle Woolley - as we discuss what the Federal Budget means for women. Putting a gender lens on the Budget, we will cover a range of issues including superannuation, the gender pay gap, paid parental leave, violence against women and social policy issues.  

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Unpacking the Circular Economy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Apr 27, 2021, 12:30 pm

In this session with three leading economists working in the field, we will unpack just what is meant by the circular economy, what it looks like in Australia and how it interacts with the broader economy. We will also cover issues such as supply chains and financial market impacts, best practice in Australia and abroad, impacts on productivity, barriers to uptake, the role for government(s), implications for planning and how Donut Economics fits into the equation.

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An Aussie View of Covid from Inside and Outside the Bubble

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Apr 27, 2021, 7:30 am

Dr Wolfers will share his thoughts on the Biden administration and the US economic outlook, impacts of the pandemic and responses, what we can learn from the US, what the US can learn from Australia, where the recoveries are similar and different, who wins and who is behind in the recovery. There will be time for discussion with the audience. Dr Wolfers is Australia-born, America-based and currently visiting Sydney.

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What will it take to fix our broken tax system?

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Apr 26, 2021, 12:00 pm

Australia hasn’t seen wholesale tax reform since the introduction of the GST more than two decades ago. Attempts at further tax reform have faltered out of the gate. Nevertheless, the need to overhaul our tax system grows every day.

 

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WEN Workshop: Writing for digital content - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 15, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Do you wish you had more opportunities to share your ideas about economics? Is there research you’ve done, a great book you recently read, or observations about the world you can offer, which could be promoted and shared via social media?  Do you possibly also wish there were more female voices in public discussions and media commentary about economic issues?  The timing of this event is 12.30pm - 2.00pm AEST.

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Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Mar 26, 2021, 12:00 pm

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted both the centrality of the contributions by women, for example at the front line as health care workers, caregivers, innovators, community organizers. It has also highlighted the disproportionate burdens that women carry.  The Women in Economics Network, NSW Branch invite you to join them for this webinar. Note - this webinar will be held from 12.00pm until 1.00pm AEDT (Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne)

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