Question Part 1: 'Behavioural economics provides new and useful insights into individual behaviour.'
Question Part 2: 'It is unethical for governments to use behavioural economics to "nudge" citizens.'Read more...
ACE2017 Economics for Better Lives - Call for Papers now OPENRead more...
"It is with great pleasure that we are writing to you to inform you that we have awarded the first and runner up prizes in the Stiglitz Essay Prize (SEP) in honor of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz......Read more...
Panellists were asked: The Reserve Bank of Australia should be tasked with targeting nominal economic growth rather than inflation.Read more...
National Innovation and Science Agenda: Engagement and Impact Assessment
Read the Economic Society of Australia's submission that responds to the Engagement and Impact Assessment Consultation Paper of the Australian Research Council’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.Read more...
Announcement of the 2016 Awards - pictured here is L-R Dr Matthew Butlin presenting Professor Ian Harper with the Distinguished Public Policy Fellow Award, and Paul Oslington, representing NSW the nominating Branch.Read more...
The Reserve Bank of Australia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 RBA/ESA Economics Competition for undergraduate students at an accredited Australian university. The competition was run in conjunction with the Economic Society of Australia (ESA) and the UNSW Economics Society.Read more...
Event Type: Partner Event
Date: Friday Nov 18, 2016, 9:30 am
Workshop on Computable General Equilibrium Modelling
Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models play an important role in many aspects of policy analysis from environmental regulation to tax policy at both national and state level. This workshop is aimed at academic and professional economists interested in learning the foundations of CGE modeling for policy purposes. The workshop consists of a theoretical session and a practical session to be conducted in the computer lab.
Friday 18 November 2016
9.30 am – 3.00 pm (registrations from 9.00 am)
|Venue:||Griffith University Southbank|
|Webb Centre (SO2), Room 3.12|
226 Grey Street, Southbank
$50 for Griffith staff and students and members of the Economics Society of Australia; $60 for general admission
Bookings are via this link by Friday 11 November 2016
Facilitators - further details provided here
Associate Professor Jay Bandaralage, Griffith University
Dr Athula Naranpanawa, Griffith University
Dr Tien Pham, Griffith UniversityView ...
Event Type: Partner Event
Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 12:00 am
From: Central Council
Registration is now OPEN for the Australian Statistical Conference 2016 (ASC 2016) which will take place from 5 December – 9 December 2016 in Canberra, Australia. The theme of the Conference is Big Data: Mining, Analysing and Teaching.
Welcome to the website of the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) Inc. (i.e. ESA Queensland). ESA Queensland promotes discussion of, and debate about, economic issues and economic policies, supports the training and professional development of economists and encourages the study and teaching of economics.Read more...