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ACE2020 - Wealth & Wellbeing


ACE2020, which will be focusing on "100 years of Welfare Economics", will be hosted by ESA's Western Australia branch.  Keep an eye on our website for more information as it comes in and in the meantime Hold the Date of 8-10 July 2020.

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Stiglitz Essay Prize

The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the Second Stiglitz Essay Prize (SEP) in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz. 

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Awards 2019

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2019 in Melbourne

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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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Motherhood, caring and the careers of Australian women - April 2019

Poll 37

Proposition 1: "Without changes to existing public policy or private sector practice in Australia, motherhood will always negatively affect a woman's career."

Proposition 2: "In Australia, fathers are more restricted than mothers in fulfilling a caring role while in employment."

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ACE 2018

ACE2018 was held in Canberra from 10-13 July 2018 with key note speakers confirmed as Anne Krueger, Professor of International Economics, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC; John Asker, Professor of Economics, UCLA; Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy, AUT and Kathryn Graddy, Senior Associate Dean, Brandeis University, Massachusettes.  Read on to view presentations.

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Events

Women in Economics Retreat 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Retreat provides an opportunity for around 20 junior and mid career women economists to develop their networks, receive mentoring and strengthen their leadership skills.

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Women in Economics Network: “So you’re thinking of a career in financial markets…?”

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 22, 2019, 7:00 am

Come and meet three experts from three different fields who can give you their unplugged version of what it’s like to be a women in the finance industry in Australia.

Thanks to our sponsor Shaw And Partners.

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ESA (ACT) Annual Dinner

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 30, 2019, 6:30 pm

ESA (ACT) would like to invite you to our Annual Dinner featuring a talk from Stephen Koukoulas, Managing Director at Market Economics.

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ESA (ACT) FIRST FRIDAY ECONOMICS - November

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Nov 1, 2019, 5:30 pm

FFE is an exciting initiative aimed at enriching the professional and social lives of Canberra economists. We aim to provide a congenial setting, on the first Friday of every month, to allow the interaction of mainly young Canberra economists, with a major Canberra economist invited to give a short address. Finger food and drinks provided free of charge.

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WEN Annual General Meeting 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 7, 2019, 5:30 pm

The Women in Economics Network is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. 

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ESA (ACT) Annual General Meeting

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 7, 2019, 6:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ACT) is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting.

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Welcome

Welcome to the ACT Economic Society of Australia.

ESA ACT is one of the larger branches of the Economic Society, boasting a membership of 300+ members across a variety of sectors including the public service, academe, private and NGOs. Anyone interested in contemporary economic issues and debates is invited to join the ACT Economic Society of Australia. No special qualifications are required for membership, simply an interest in economic issues! Student members are eligible for discounted membership rates.  

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