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Is the electricity market dead, or does it just smell funny? (In-person and online panel)

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 22, 2022, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

This is event is presented jointly by the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) and the University of Queensland. 

The energy transition is changing the nature of the whole value chain of electricity markets. Low- or no-carbon new generation technologies are dominated by fixed costs and have near-zero variable costs, while distributed technologies put more control in the hands of households who are less sophisticated and whose actions are less easily directed by market operators.

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Panel Discussion: Independent Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday May 9, 2022, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

You are invited to this national panel discussion on an independent review of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Both major parties have committed to a broad-based and independent review, and it has been recommended by the OECD and IMF.

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Starting a career in economics: stories from early and mid-career economists - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 3, 2022, 12:00 pm

We invite students studying economics at universities in the ACT to join us for the first event of the Women in Economics Student Mentoring Program as we speak to early and mid-career economists from a range of areas of economics.

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ESA (ACT) Economics of Funerals

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Apr 19, 2022, 5:30 pm

The ESA (ACT) invites you to our talk on the Economics of Funerals. This is a FREE event and canapes and drinks will be provided.

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ESA (ACT): A Pre-Election Discussion

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 13, 2022, 5:30 pm

Interested in learning more about key economic policies at the centre of the next election? Come and join us for A Pre-Election Discussion, featuring members from two parties (Liberal and Labor) seeking to secure their positions up on Parliament Hill. It's sure to be a lively debate on economic policies between Andrew Leigh from the ALP and Kacey Lam-Evans from the Liberal Party.

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WEN webinar: Women’s under-representation in economics: Exploring the “confidence gap” - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Apr 8, 2022, 10:30 am

From: Central Council

Women’s under-representation in economics: Exploring the “confidence gap”

RBA research has found that female students, as well as students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, are falling in number in Australian schools’ economics classrooms. These student cohorts are also more likely to report a poor understanding of economics and have less confidence in their own proficiency in the subject.

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ABC/WEN Media Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 7, 2022, 10:30 am

From: Central Council

One of the key goals of the Women in Economics Network (WEN) is to elevate the voices and views of female economists in the media and public arena. WEN is excited to collaborate with ABC The Business to provide an opportunity for WEN members to participate in a media workshop.

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ESA (ACT): Budget Breakfast 2022 (Copy)

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Apr 4, 2022, 7:15 am

The ESA (ACT) would like to invite you to attend it's annual Federal Budget Breakfast briefing. This year's briefing is by Dr. Peter Hendy at the beautiful Commonwealth Club.

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Q&A and Workshop event: Credible Economist Writing Competition - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 23, 2022, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

NSW WEN recently announced the inaugural writing competition as part of the Credible Economist series. Selected articles that best fit the evaluation criteria will receive prizes of up to $750. Submissions close on 1 April 2022.

To assist applicants in preparing submissions, NSW WEN will be holding a Q&A and workshop event.

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VIRTUAL - 5th Annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW 2022) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Feb 10, 2022, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

Virtual attendance via Zoom - register here for the 5th annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2022), hosted by the Australian National University (ANU) and the Women in Economics Network (WEN). 

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VIRTUAL COURSE - Women's labour market, institutions and social norms - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Feb 9, 2022, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

As part of the forthcoming Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2022, one of the keynote speakers, Professor Núria Rodríguez – Planas, from the City University of New York, Queens College, will give a 3 hour virtual course, via Zoom, on “Women’s Labour Market, Institutions and Social Norms.”

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Annual ESA National Awards and Prizes 2021 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jan 28, 2022, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join ESA President, Danielle Wood, in a short online ceremony for the presentation of the 2021 Annual Economic Society Awards.

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ESA (ACT) Christmas Drinks 2021

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 16, 2021, 5:30 pm

The ESA (ACT) invites you to our Christmas Drinks.  Join us at the fun and Far East atmosphere of the Indian Accent restaurant.

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Climate Action: What do Economists think? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Dec 6, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

Climate change is arguably one of the most important and complicated economic and public policy challenges facing our generation. As NASA says, one of the complexities of climate change is that it is a global problem, felt on local scales.  The IPCC 2021 climate change report and the recent UN 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) has served to intensify the policy debate here in Australia. In light of this, our National Women in Economics (WEN) committee has gathered together four female thought leaders and expert researchers to present their research and insights and engage in a panel discussion.  Timing of this event is AEDT (timezone converter)

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2021 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 24, 2021, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Navigating an Uncertain Future: Is Australia up to meeting the challenges and grasping the opportunities that await?

As Australia looks to rebuild after the health and economic devastation associated with the COVID pandemic, Martin Parkinson will explore some of the challenges and opportunities the nation will need to navigate. Note on timing: 6pm SYD/CBR/MEL/HOB, 5.30pm SA, 5pm QLD, 3pm WA

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ACT Annual Dinner with Jim Chalmers, Shadow Treasurer

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 24, 2021, 6:00 pm

Our speaker for this year's Annual Dinner is Dr Jim Chalmers, Shadow Treasurer, who will be speaking on a topic of the ALP's Vision of the Australian economy 

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WEN Professional Development Webinar - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 22, 2021, 11:30 am

From: Central Council

Negotiating flexible and remote work in a COVID-19 world and beyond: What do employees and employers need to know?  The impact of the pandemic has triggered a large-scale shift in working arrangements among many professionals. Opportunities are opening up for employees to potentially negotiate new working arrangements, while at the same time, employers need to identify how to best support their employees and fulfil their organisation’s goals.

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Women in Economics Virtual Retreat 2021 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Nov 15, 2021, 3:00 pm

From: Central Council

The ‘Virtual Retreat’ provides an opportunity for around 30-40 junior and mid career women economists to develop their networks, receive mentoring and strengthen their leadership and career decision making. Participants will be drawn from academia, government and the private sector.

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ESA (ACT) Annual General Meeting 2021

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 4, 2021, 6:30 pm

The ESA (ACT) is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. It is a face to face meeting for 22 members, with a zoom option for additional members.

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WEN (ACT) Annual General Meeting 2021

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 4, 2021, 5:30 pm

The Women in Economics Network is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be face to face and by zoom for registered attendees. 

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Early insights into gender impacts of COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 4, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The ACT Branch of the Women in Economics Network is pleased to host a webinar on the gender impact of COVID-19, featuring four contributors from September’s Special Issue of the Australian Journal of Labour Economics. Their research provides early analysis on some of the key economic issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and explores gender issues raised by the pandemic both directly in the labour market and indirectly through its effects on particular aspects of economic and social life.

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Book Launch 'The New Economics: A Manifesto' with Steve Keen (Copy)

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 21, 2021, 6:00 pm

Steve Keen will present on his new book The New Economics: A Manifesto and discuss the state of economics.

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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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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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