Australian Capital Territory




From: Friday May 8, 2020, 5:30 pm

To: Friday May 8, 2020, 7:30 pm

ESA (ACT) First Friday Economics
Speaker: Henry Ergas AO
May 2020

The Economic Society of Australia (ACT) and the Research School of Economics at the ANU wish to invite you to the May 2020 edition of First Friday Economics (FFE). 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.

The speaker for our May event is Henry Ergas AO speaking on the topic 'Responsible regulation in an age of public clamour'

Finger food and drinks will be served

Event Details:

Date: Friday 8 May 2020 (the April event has been postponed to May due to the coronavirus concerns).
Time: 5.30pm - 7:30pm 
Location: ANU - Research School of Economics, Fred Gruen Seminar Room, Level 1, HW Arndt Building (Bldg 25A), Kingsley Street, Acton   
Cost: Free
Register: ASAP! 

Please register by 5 May 2020 for catering.

Speaker details: 


Henry Ergas is Professor of Infrastructure Economics at the University of Wollongong’s SMART Infrastructure Facility. From 1978 to 1993 Henry was at the OECD in Paris where amongst other roles he headed the Secretary-General’s Task Force on Structural Adjustment and was Counsellor for Structural Policy in the Economics Department. He has taught at a wide range of universities, including the École nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique in Paris (1980-1990), the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard (1994-1995) and Monash University in Melbourne (1988-1990). He chaired the Intellectual Property and Competition Policy Review undertaken by the Howard government in 1999-2001, and was a member of the Export Infrastructure Review in 2005. Henry is a lay member of the New Zealand High Court and a columnist for The Australian.                                   



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ANU, Research School of Economics

Seminar Room, Level 1, HW Arndt Building (Bldg 25A), Kingsley St, Acton ACT 2601

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