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Vale Professor Geoffrey Brennan

It is with great sadness that the Economic Society of Australia acknowledges the passing of Professor Geoffrey Brennan.

Geoffrey Brennan was an outstanding scholar, who did ground-breaking work in economics and philosophy and at their intersection and played a major role in the development of PPE as a global interdisciplinary research program.

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DEPUTY GOVERNOR’S LUNCHEON ADDRESS

The ESA QLD Deputy Governor luncheon address by Michele Bullock, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) was held on 19 July 202 from 11.45 am to 2pm at the Hilton Hotel. The video can be watched our YouTube Channel.

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WEN Credible Blog Series Writing Competition - Winners Announcement

In 2022, NSW WEN hosted its inaugural writing competition as part of the Credible Economist series.

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ACE 2022

Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2022 was held from 10 to 13 July 2022 in Hobart, Tasmania as an in-person event.  Our theme, Economics in the New Normal, sought to address the challenges that a post-pandemic world faces.

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Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP) - Call for Editors

Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP) has improved its performance considerably since it was taken over by Elsevier back in 2014. The combination of an online-only publication strategy, together with the steady editorial guidance of the Managing Editor since 2008, has been successful in increasing the journal’s outreach and placing EAP ready for its next step: an editorial team that will be diverse and specialised at the same time.

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Prioritising issues for the incoming Government

Poll 54

Panellists were asked: 

"From this list, please pick the three issues you think will be the most important for the incoming government and should be the most important in the election".

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Unreserved - RBA's latest release of digitised archival records

Over the past year, the Reserve Bank has been releasing a large volume of digitised archival records to the public through our digital archive (called Unreserved). These records span nearly 200 years of Australia’s economic, financial and social history. In this latest release, users will find primary source material about government finances, the evolving international architecture of the 20th century and economic analysis for the period from 1918 to 1966.

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What should the budget deficit be?

Poll 53

Given the economic environment, compared to the December projection what should the budget deficit be?

Cut emissions, not petrol tax; fund childcare, not beer. What economists want from next week’s budget


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Intake of permanent migrants

Poll 52

"What do you think the intake of permanent migrants should be in coming years"

Australia’s leading economists have overwhelmingly endorsed a return to the highest immigration intake on record, saying Australia should aim for at least 190,000 migrants per year as it opens its borders, up from the target of 160,000 per year set ahead of COVID.

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Awards 2021

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at a recent Zoom ceremony.  Read on to find out who won the 2021 ESA National Awards.

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Top Economists see no prolonged high inflation, no rate hike next year (Q1)

Poll 51

Our panellists were asked whether rate hikes would be necessitated in the United States, Britain and Australia.

Despite appearances – especially in the United States – the era of high inflation isn’t set for a comeback in the view of Australia’s leading economists, and most see no need for the Reserve Bank to lift interest rates next year.

Question 1

"The current combination of Australian fiscal and monetary policy poses a serious risk of prolonged above-target inflation."

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Follow us on Twitter

We are delighted to announce the launch of ESA's Twitter account.  Keep up to date with economics-related topics and be part of the conversation.

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ACE2021

The Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 was held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

ACE 2021 celebrated over 100 years of welfare economics and brought together like-minded individuals to explore concepts of allocation, utilisation and distribution of our resources as they relate to the wealth and wellbeing of individuals and our society.

Where permission has been granted, we have uploaded presenations. 

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Events

"Behavioural Economics" – Young Economist’s QLD Online Event - ONLINE ONLY - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Aug 8, 2022, 5:30 pm

Behavioural economics is a growing field that can give insights into public policy and administration application. With this webinar, the Young Economists QLD aims to provide a greater understanding of how behavioural economics is applied in practice and some of the latest research occurring in the field.

Please join us to hear from field experts as they share their experiences and research in behavioural economics. David will discuss his current research into dark nudges in the timeshare industry, while Monica will discuss her experiences working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: Gender Responsive Budgeting in Australia: Insights into government budget statements and processes - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 18, 2022, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The value of placing a “gender lens” on economic policy and budget design is gaining stronger attention in the Australian policy environment.

In recognition of the growing interest in Gender Responsive Budgeting at the Federal Government level and among various State Governments in Australia, the Women in Economics Network is organising a two-part online event on the purpose and practice of Gender Responsive Budgeting.  

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2032 Brisbane Olympics Economic Impacts Seminar

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Sep 9, 2022, 12:15 pm

This seminar will explore the potential economic impacts of the 2032 Brisbane Olympics – the opportunities, the traps to avoid, and the lessons learnt from previous host cities such as München, Sydney and London.  With only ten years to the 2032 Brisbane Olympics, it is critical that these opportunities and risks are carefully managed by our Federal, State and Local Governments to ensure that South East Queensland achieves the maximum benefits from hosting the Games.

 

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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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