Australian Capital Territory

Latest News

ACE2019

ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. The call for Submissions is now open and you are invited to submit a paper or extended abstract for presentation at ACE2019.  Guidelines and all information is on the Conference Website. Early Bird Registration is also now open - click here to register.

Professional accreditation of economists

NEP poll 36 - March 2019 - For our second Poll this year, our panellists were asked to comment on the following two propositions:

Proposition 1: "Professional accreditation for the economics profession would attract more people to economics as a career."

Proposition 2: "The benefits of professional accreditation for current and prospective economists would exceed any possible costs"

 


Read more...

Bank Royal Commission (II)

NEP poll 35 - February 2019

In the first poll of 2019 – following on from our Banking Royal Commission poll last year about the risk of a credit squeeze, and before the Commission’s Final Report was released – our panellists were asked for their opinions on the following proposition:

"There is no way to significantly increase the degree to which Australian retail banks act in the interests of consumers."

Read more...

Congestion Pricing

For our November poll, panelists were asked the following:  "In general, using more congestion charges in crowded transportation networks — such as higher tolls during peak travel times in cities, and peak fees for airplane takeoff and landing slots — and using the proceeds to lower other taxes would make citizens on average better off."

Read more...

Banking Royal Commission and the Credit Crunch

For our October Poll we asked the panel to comment on two propositions relating to the Banking Royal Commission and the Credit Crunch.

Read more...

Awards 2018

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2018 in Canberra, including the inaugral Trevor Swan Memorial Prize.  

Read more...

Events

WEAI 15th International Conference

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Mar 21, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The Western Economic Association International's 15th international Conference will be held in Tokyo in March 2019.

View ...

ESA (ACT) Young Economists Welcome Drinks

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Mar 21, 2019, 6:30 pm

ESA Young Economists invites you to join us for casual drinks at King O’Malley’s and connect with other young economists.

     

 

Book Online NOW

View ...

Economics of Walking

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 26, 2019, 5:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia, SGS Economics and Planning and the Planning Institute of Australia have joined together to present a panel discussion on how a city’s infrastructure shapes walking decisions, and how these decisions affect the vibrancy of a city and its economy.

View ...

Women in Economics Network: 2019 Federal Pre-Budget Forum

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 27, 2019, 11:30 am

Please join us for the Women in Economics Network: 2019 Federal Pre-Budget Address, to be held in Canberra on 27 March 2019 at The National Press Club.

View ...

ACT Women in Economics: Special Guest Presentation by Professor Naila Kabeer

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Apr 5, 2019, 11:00 am

On behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, ACT Women in Economics Network and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, we are thrilled to invite you to a special guest presentation by feminist economist and Professor of Professor of Gender and Development at the Department of London School of Economics and Political Science, Naila Kabeer. 

         

View ...

ESA (ACT): Lunch with RBA Deputy Governor Guy Debelle

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 27, 2019, 12:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT invites you to a lunch & presentation from Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle. 

The venue is the beautiful and relaxing facilities at The Commonwealth Club.

Book Online NOW

View ...

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.  

Read more...

Australian Capital Territory

map Queensland New South Wales Australian Capital Territory Victoria Tasmania South Australia Western Australia