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2020 Young Economist Address and 2020 ESA Awards - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Oct 26, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Annual ESA National Awards and the 2020 Young Economist Address: The Young and Economists in the Covid Era 

In this talk, 2019 ESA Young Economist of the Year Professor Gigi Foster will share her research findings and reflections related to the Covid-19 crisis in Australia, focussing especially on what it means to be young and what it means to be an economist in Australia today.   Times shown are AEDT.

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ESA (ACT): A Pre-Election Discussion with Tara and Candice

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 13, 2020, 5:30 pm

Come and join us for A Pre-Election Discussion with Tara and Candice, featuring the Liberal Member for Kurrajong Candice Burch and Labor Member for Ginninderra Tara Cheyne and hosted by Young Economists and the Economic Society ACT Branch. 

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Economic well-being: Is GDP the right measure? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Gross Domestic Product, while used so often, has long been criticised as a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. Alternative measures have been proposed to better reflect of societal well-being, and more recently, conventional measures of GDP are being re-examined to incorporate the growing importance of online economic transactions and globalisation. This webinar is brought to you by WEN QLD Branch.  The timings shown are AEST.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Regulation of digital platforms - Australian experience - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion on the role of privacy and data security, as well as the bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and major platforms such as Google and Facebook.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Alternative Careers Using Economics - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

From: Central Council

Have you ever considered where studying economics might take you – aside from careers with the job title ‘economist’? Join our panel as they discuss their career paths and where an economics degree has taken them (so far!). The SA Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA).

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Professor Ian Harper AO - Delivering the Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

2020 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Professor Ian Harper AO - The Human Dimension of Good Economic Policy-making

The late Ted Evans, like many of his generation, understood innately that economic policy-making affects people’s lives in more fundamental ways than numbers can ever capture. In this lecture, Ian Harper will draw on his extensive policy experience in financial regulation, wages policy, competition policy and, most recently, monetary policy during the pandemic to discuss the ways in which his own approach to good economic policy-making has been shaped by Ted’s example in keeping one eye on how the policy advice translates into the lives of ordinary people..

The annual Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture is a partnership between ESA Qld, UQ, QUT and Griffith University. 

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Professional Development: Climbing the jobs ladder slower - young people in a weak labour market - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Please join us for a Professional Development Seminar on the Productivity Commission's research into young people in a weak labour market.

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ESA (ACT): How can economic policy get us out of this COVID mess?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 20, 2020, 6:00 pm

Come and join us at our first face to face event since before pre-COVID times! Enjoy a stimulating discussion of economic policy over some wine and canapes, in the company of fellow economics professionals you haven’t seen since February.

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Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States, with The Hon. Nick Greiner AC - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join WEN NSW Branch in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

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To study (or not to study) economics: Results of the RBA student survey - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 13, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Student enrolment numbers in economics have starkly declined in Australian high schools over recent decades. Furthermore, diversity among economics students on the basis of gender and socioeconomic background has also declined during this time. These statistics prompt us to ask what has contributed towards these trends?.  This event is brought to you by the Women in Economics Network and the timing is 10am until 11am AEST.

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Improving Women's Financial Literacy - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 6, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel from the public sector and academia as they discuss women’s financial literacy and why it needs to improve, particularly in the current context - with women’s economic wellbeing disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This webinar event has been organised by the Women in Economics Network, as part of the ESA National Seminar Series. Timings are AEST.

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ESA (ACT) Webinar: 'New Global COVID-19 scenarios' with Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 30, 2020, 5:30 pm

Join us to hear one of Australia's foremost economists, ANU Professor Warwick J. McKibbin AO, discuss his current world leading research of global macroeconomic scenarios of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 22, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

NOTE - NEW DATE Join the Economic Society of Australia for a presentation by Saul Eslake titled ’The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic’. In this presentation, Saul will discuss the spread of COVID-19 and the extent of the resulting economic shutdowns. He will provide commentary on how the economies of Australia’s major trading partners have been affected, and then provide a more detailed look at the impact on the Australian economy.  The timing of this event is AEST.

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Leadership During a Crisis - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA). 

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critically important role and responsibility of leaders in guiding society towards a collective goal. Much attention has been placed on heads of government worldwide, and comparing the relative effectiveness of their leadership styles and handling of the crisis situation.

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National Young Economist Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jul 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join us for the 2020 National Young Economist Debate (6pm AEST Friday 10 July)

Gigi Foster (Professor, Director of Education at the University of NSW) and Brendan Coates (Household Finances Program Director at the Grattan Institute) will be leading teams of young economists from across Australia debating the topic:

'The Federal Government's Job Keeper & Job Seeker Programs should be extended in their current form beyond the end of September 2020 to allow for continued economic ​recovery'.  This event starts at 6pm AEST and concludes at 7pm AEST.

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The Reserve Bank's policy actions and balance sheet - Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 30, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join us for this national webinar with Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  The webinar will provide the Bank’s analysis of the extensive responses it has made to the pandemic.  These extend well beyond a reduction in the cash rate to include: a preparedness to buy government bonds in whatever quantities are needed to achieve a target yield on government bonds; introduction of a Term Funding Facility for authorised deposit taking institution; using open market operations to provide plenty of liquidity in financial markets; and bond purchases to promote smooth functioning of the market for government securities. 

The timing of this event is AEST.

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The Deficit Myth, Author Stephanie Kelton with ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jun 26, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Join author Professor Stephanie Kelton for a discussion of her New York Times bestselling debut book, The Deficit Myth, in conversation with ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga.   This event will take place at 10am AEST.

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ESA (ACT) YE Event: 'The Limits of Fiscal Policy' with Professor Tony Makin - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 17, 2020, 12:00 pm

Join Griffith University author and Professor of Economics Tony Makin for a discussion on his prescient 2018 publication The Limits of Fiscal Policy, and why it matters in the COVID and post-COVID era.

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Women in Economics Webinar - Macroeconomic Outlook - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 16, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The worst case economic scenarios formulated when COVID-19 hit our shores earlier this year are now thankfully are being ruled out.  As our economy moves through the various stages of reopening, what are macroeconomists thinking now? By how much will GDP fall and unemployment rise? What other indicators should economists also be focusing on? We talk to leading economists, Felicity Emmett, Kaixin Owyong and Su Lin Ong to get their read on the outlook for the coming 12 months.  The session will be moderated by Elysse Morgan.  This WEN webinar has been organised by the ACT WEN Branch as part of the ESA/WEN National Seminar Series.

 

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Implications of COVID-19: What about the children? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jun 15, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel of economists from the public sector and academia as they discuss the evidence on the likely impact of COVID19 on children, their development and acquisition of human capital. Join us for this online panel discussion, which is part of ESA's national webinar series and is brought to you by Women in Economics.  Timing of this event is AEST.

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COVID, care and wellbeing: What do we really value? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 26, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put the brakes on Australia's paid market economy, our unpaid non-market economy – the cooking, cleaning and caring taking place within Australians' households – is still going strong.  Join us for this online panel discussion, which is part of ESA's national webinar series and is brought to you by Women in Economics.  Timing of this event is AEST.

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ESA (ACT) YE Event: An Introduction to Austrian School Economics, with Dr. Lucas Engelhardt - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 20, 2020, 8:00 pm

Join the Mises Institute’s Dr. Lucas Engelhardt for a seminar on the ideas of Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich von Hayek, Murray Rothbard and the economists who shaped this fascinating heterodox school of thought. Topics covered include the contrasts between Austrian and orthodox schools of thought, and the enduring relevance of Austrian School ideas to modern dilemmas. 

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COVID-19 and the Australian Labour Market and Taxation System - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to affect Australian workers at levels not seen since the early 1990s.  What are likely to be the impacts of the current economic crisis on different segments of the Australia labour market?  Timing of this event is AEST.

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ESA (ACT) YE event: Inflation Control under MMT - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 13, 2020, 6:00 pm

Join University of Newcastle Professor Emeritus of Economics and Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity Bill Mitchell to discuss "flattening the Phillips Curve", full employment, the role of price anchors and automatic stabilisers versus discretionary fiscal policy, how the 'price rule' of stimulus contrasts with the 'quantity rule' of conventional Keynesian pump-priming, and the choice between unemployed buffer stocks (the NAIRU) and employed buffer stocks (the NAIBER) in inflation management policy.

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The Fiscal Response to COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 22, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Shane Wright (Age/SMH) will lead a panel of academic and policy experts in analysing the fiscal response to the COVID crisis by Australian governments. Have governments done enough to respond to the economic fallout from the crisis? Where to from here? And how will we pay for it?

This webinar will be held from 12.30pm-1.30pm AEST.

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