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Register of Economists

The ESA and the Women in Economics Network are delighted to announce the launch of our Register of Economists and Women in Economics Register for media and public speaking.

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The Finkel Review

Our latest NEP poll gathers expert opinions on the proposed Clean Energy Target scheme recommended by The Finkel Review as a key part of the blue-print for reform of the electricity industry.  

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ACE 2018

With ACE 2017 just finished, it's time to save the date for ACE 2018 which will be in Canberra between 10-13 July 2018.

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Does privatisation of human services hurt outcomes?

Our latest NEP poll concerns the controversial topic of how we want our human services delivered - by government or by the private sector?  

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Awards 2017

The Economic Society of Australia offers annual awards to honour distinguished Australian Economists for their contribution to the development of economics.  Pictured here is Professor Alison Booth receiving her award from ESA President Matthew Butlin.

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Gender Diversity in the Workplace - role of government?

Our latest NEP poll is our first on gender diversity. It was developed in collaboration with the ESA Women in Economics Network. The NEP were asked for their opinions on this proposition....

 

 

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ACE 2017 - Economics for Better Lives

ACE 2017 has now concluded - if you were among the delegates we hope you enjoyed the Conference. 

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Queen's Birthday Honours 2017

Congratulations to Ross Garnaut, Professor Peter Dawkins and Professor Tom Karmel who received honours in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017

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Update on NEP Panellists

Last year the Economic Society of Australia established the National Economic Panel to help further the Society’s objectives of encouraging the study of economic questions and public debate of economic questions; and promoting the standing of the profession in the Australian community

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Eminent Speaker Series 2017

The Eminent Speaker Series for 2017 has now concluded.  We hope you managed to see Dr John C Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco during his visit to Australia.

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National Innovation and Science Agenda

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.

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Events

Workshop on Leadership - Speaker: Jennifer Witheriff

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Oct 9, 2017, 5:30 pm

Speaker: Jennifer Witheriff

Workshop on Leadership with Jennifer Witheriff

The Women in Economics Network is delighted to invite you to register for the Workshop on Leadership with Jennifer Witheriff. This training session is designed for women who have already begun their careers and is suited to both junior and senior economists. It is tailored to small groups and will be capped at 30 attendees to guarantee an interactive dynamic.

Jennifer Witheriff is a highly-regarded executive and career coach and has already collaborated with WEN holding a training session at the 2017 Women in Economics Retreat.

Cost: Members $30; Non-members $60 (a light dinner will be served during the workshop)

If the event shows as "full" please email admin@esaqld.org.au to register your interest in attending if places become available.

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Economic Fast Track Briefing - Differential regulated pricing

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 26, 2017, 12:15 pm

Differential Pricing with Courtney Chester, QCA: Is it ever okay to charge different customers different amounts for the same service?

Come and test this question against the principles of economic efficiency, fairness and regulatory governance, in a real-life example from the chronicles of Queensland’s competition authority.

A light lunch will be served from 12.15pm.  There is no charge for this event which is supported by the Queensland Competition Authority.  However, prior booking is essential.

 

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Year in review

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 13, 2017, 5:00 pm

Year in review and end of year function 

Join us for the Economic Society’s final event for the year.  The function will feature an update from Professor Flavio Menezes on the activities for the Society for the year, a review of a few of the developments in economics  and the economics profession in 2017, and end-of-year drinks and savouries.

Professor Flavio Menezes, President of the Economic Society of Australian (Qld) is a Professor of Economics at UQ, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Senior Fellow at the Australian Institute of Business and Economics, member of the standing committee of the Econometric Society (Australasia) and Deputy Chair of the Qld Competition Authority. 

 

Date and Time: 5.00 for 5.15pm start, until 7pm, Tuesday 29 November

Venue: QUT S Block 10th floor, Owen J Wordsworth Room, George St, Brisbane

 

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Welcome

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. 

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