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Budget implications of a crisis: some policy lessons going forward - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 31, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

What has our experience with COVID-19 taught us about the best ways for government to respond to future crises? How can budget policy best respond? Are some types of interventions a lot more cost-effective than others? What policies could we prepare to quickly roll out to respond to a future crisis (even if we don’t yet know what that crisis will be)? Can we prepare for any differential effects of a crisis on each gender? What steps do we need to take (such as new types of data collection) in order to respond quickly and affordably to a crisis?

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University of Sydney School of Economics | Perspectives on Adam Smith: A Symposium

Event Type: External Event

Date: Friday May 26, 2023, 2:00 pm

To mark the tercentenary of the birth of Adam Smith, the School of Economics at the University of Sydney will be holding a Symposium: Perspectives on Adam Smith on Friday 26 May from 2.00pm – 5.30 pm. Registration is free.

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Trivia Night 2023

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 17, 2023, 6:00 pm

ESA's Trivia Night promises a night of fun, networking, general knowledge and trivia. The Economic Society of Australia invites members, young professionals, academics & students, and friends to a night of trivia fun and networking. 

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Discounting the future re-examined

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 10, 2023, 12:30 pm

Join us for this lunchtime seminar where Mike Smart, Chief Economist at IPART, will discuss "Discounting the future re-examined: how climate change makes us think differently about the time value of money, and what that means for economic regulation".

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Economic Justice in the New Gilded Age: The Henry George Solution

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday May 4, 2023, 5:30 pm

A public lecture in honour of Henry George will be delivered in Sydney on Thu 4 May.

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Teaching the CORE Curriculum

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday May 4, 2023, 12:30 pm

The conventional economics curriculum does not address the problems economists should be addressing. This is the view driving CORE Econ – Curriculum Open-access Resources in Economics. According to survey evidence from around the world, new economics students want to learn about society’s most important problems - the environment, globalisation and migration, inequality, unemployment, innovation, the future of work and political problems.

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Pre-Budget Address to the National Press Club of Australia

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Wednesday May 3, 2023, 11:30 am

From: Central Council

Danielle Wood, CEO of the Grattan Institute, Su-Lin Ong, Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets & Cherelle Murphy, EY Oceania Chief Economist, will make their Pre-Budget Address to the National Press Club of Australia, in partnership with Women in Economics. 

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Policy in the Pub

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 27, 2023, 6:00 pm

This year economists around the world are celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Adam Smith. Come along to the pub to hear Paul Oslington, Professor of Economics and Theology at Alphacrucis University College discuss why should we care about a wig wearing, probably Aspergers suffering Scot who published a book entitled the Wealth of Nations a very long time ago? 

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Keeping up with the Joneses

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 26, 2023, 12:30 pm

Inequality has become an increasingly important topic among researchers and policymakers, both in terms of what causes inequality and what effects it can have on growth and the economy more generally. Kim Nguyen from The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has recently conducted research on this topic, examining whether households tend to borrow more as local income inequality increases and if so, who borrow more and what they borrow for.

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17th Western Economic Association International Conference

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 12, 2023, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

Whether in-person or virtually, WEAI conferences bring together top economists from around the world to discuss their latest research. Join the conversation and plan to present a paper or organize a session! Virtual sessions will be held via Zoom on April 11th, 2023, with the in-person conference being held April 12-15, 2023 at the University of Melbourne. Keynote addresses include David Card, Cecilia Rouse, and Richard Blundell.

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Is there an unfolding banking crisis? What lies behind recent failures, what are the implications? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: co-hosted event

Date: Friday Mar 31, 2023, 12:30 pm

There are a number of questions worth asking as the current crisis following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.  Fortunately, we are lucky enough to have Andrew Lilley, Chief Rates Strategist at Barrenjoey, to help us answer all these questions any many more.

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Michael Brennan Canvasses Australia's Productivity Performance and Prospects for Improvement. - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Mar 30, 2023, 1:30 pm

5 Year Productivity Inquiry: Performance and reform
  
The Productivity Commission has finalised this Inquiry and reported to Government its findings and recommendations. There are six interim reports covering: the context for performance and reform; digital technology and data; innovation for business; policy for productivity; education; and the labour market.

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Join us to hear about our latest research

Event Type: External Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 29, 2023, 4:00 pm

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ZOOM: ChatGPT and other AI: whose job is it coming for? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 28, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Timing of this event is ACDT  (South Australia) - check the time converter.

As part of the ESA Central Council Eminent Speaker Series, Professor Joshua Gans, University of Toronto, will be presenting "ChatGPT and other AI: whose job is it coming for"? 

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WEN NSW Branch - AGM 2023-24 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 14, 2023, 12:00 pm

Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of the Women in Economics Network (NSW Branch).

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Equity to Equality: How to accelerate women’s financial progress - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: External Event

Date: Monday Mar 6, 2023, 9:00 am

You are invited to attend the virtual launch of the latest Financy Women’s Index, a quarterly measurement of women’s financial progress and the path to gender equity in Australia.

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Annual forecasting conference Outlook for policy, politics and markets. And energy

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 15, 2023, 7:15 am

Featuring three keynotes: Guy Debelle, Fortescue Future Industries; Marion Kohler, Reserve Bank of Australia; Chris Richardson, Rich Insightand a panel of leading market economists. 

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2023

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 9, 2023, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The aim of AGEW is to foster a community of economic researchers who can collectively contribute to the evidence base needed to guide the pursuit of more gender equitable outcomes in society. The AGEW will include a program of research presentations and a policy symposium session.  We look forward to reconnecting with many of our members, as well as new and returning faces.

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Reconciliation, Opportunities for, and Wellbeing of First Nations Peoples: Yarning and learning together - Call for Papers

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Feb 2, 2023, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The Reconciliation, Opportunities for, and Wellbeing of First Nations Peoples: Yarning and learning together Workshop will be held at the Charles Perkins Centre, Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney on Thursday 2 February and Friday 3 February 2023. Call for papers closes on 25 November 2022. Further information can be found by clicking this Call for Papers link.

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ANU Workshop on Modelling Economic Sanctions

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2022, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods is hosting a workshop on Modelling Economic Sanctions on 5 December 2022. It is a hybrid event taking place in person at the Australian National University and online via Zoom.

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RBA Topical Talk: Crypto-assets, Stablecoins and Central Bank Digital Currency - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 30, 2022, 4:00 pm

This talk from the Deputy Head of the RBA's Payments Policy department, Chris Thompson, will attempt to demystify crypto-assets, stablecoins and central bank digital currency (CBDC). It will also explore the work the RBA has been doing to research the case for a CBDC in Australia.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: How Gender Impacts Outcomes in Education and in Family: An International Perspective - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 30, 2022, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Gender can be an important factor in determining outcomes in schools as well as in families. In collaboration with the Korean Women Economists Association (KWEA, http://www.e-kwea.or.kr/ ), the Women in Economics Network invites you to a webinar on two interesting gender economics topics.

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What Would a Gender-Responsive 2022 Federal Budget Look Like?

Event Type: co-hosted event

Date: Tuesday Oct 18, 2022, 12:00 pm

The Jobs Summit clearly highlighted the importance of supporting women’s economic and societal outcomes; despite being better educated and living longer, women have yet to close the gap to men in terms of their labour market outcomes, earnings and careers.

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Zooming Out - Australia's Changing Workforce

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Sep 30, 2022, 1:00 pm

Hon Stephen Jones MP – Member for Whitlam, Assistant Treasurer, and Minister for Financial Services – will deliver the Annual Economic and Social Policy Lecture of 2022.  Minister Jones’s lecture will focus on Australia’s changing workforce and its impact on productivity and innovation. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the way people work has changed: workers are moving out of the cities and into the regions, many are enjoying more flexibility, and the online mode of doing business is becoming indispensable. However, these recent changes have also brought on new challenges, including the loss of intangibles resulting from casual ‘water cooler chats’.

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Key issues for the RBA: Prof Warwick McKibbin AO - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Sep 29, 2022, 12:30 pm

This presentation will explore the key issues contained in the terms of reference of the RBA Review. The focus will be on the current and alternative monetary policy mandates, and the governance structure of the RBA in the context of likely future shocks due to climate change and the energy transition to a zero carbon world. Information about the Review, including terms of reference and panel members, is available here: https://rbareview.gov.au

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