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ACE2019

ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. The call for Submissions is now open and you are invited to submit a paper or extended abstract for presentation at ACE2019.  Guidelines and all information is on the Conference Website. Early Bird Registration is also now open - click here to register.

Professional accreditation of economists

NEP poll 36 - March 2019 - For our second Poll this year, our panellists were asked to comment on the following two propositions:

Proposition 1: "Professional accreditation for the economics profession would attract more people to economics as a career."

Proposition 2: "The benefits of professional accreditation for current and prospective economists would exceed any possible costs"

 


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Bank Royal Commission (II)

NEP poll 35 - February 2019

In the first poll of 2019 – following on from our Banking Royal Commission poll last year about the risk of a credit squeeze, and before the Commission’s Final Report was released – our panellists were asked for their opinions on the following proposition:

"There is no way to significantly increase the degree to which Australian retail banks act in the interests of consumers."

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Congestion Pricing

For our November poll, panelists were asked the following:  "In general, using more congestion charges in crowded transportation networks — such as higher tolls during peak travel times in cities, and peak fees for airplane takeoff and landing slots — and using the proceeds to lower other taxes would make citizens on average better off."

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Banking Royal Commission and the Credit Crunch

For our October Poll we asked the panel to comment on two propositions relating to the Banking Royal Commission and the Credit Crunch.

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Awards 2018

There were a number of prestigious awards bestowed upon worthy economists at the recently held ACE2018 in Canberra, including the inaugral Trevor Swan Memorial Prize.  

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Events

WEAI 15th International Conference

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Thursday Mar 21, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The Western Economic Association International's 15th international Conference will be held in Tokyo in March 2019.

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THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Event Type: WEN Event

Date: Thursday Mar 21, 2019, 7:15 am

The WEN Queensland and Deloitte would like to invite you to a breakfast event on the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef.

The event will include a presentation from the Authors of the Deloitte report “At what price? The economic, social and icon value of the Great Barrier Reef” followed by a panel discussion with the Authors and QUT Associate Professor Louisa Coglan on the important role of economics in decisions regarding our environment.

Deloitte has kindly offered to sponsor this event and breakfast will be served. There are only limited places available and for this reason registration will be necessary. We are looking forward to welcoming you all at our WEN Qld breakfast event.

Event Details:

Date: 21st March 2019

Time: 7:15am- 9:00am (event will start at 7:30 am)
Location: Deloitte, Level 23 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane 
Cost: FREE 

Registrations close on  14th March, 2019  Please confirm your attendance at this link.

Men and women can join WEN Qld by becoming members of ESA Qld and opting into WEN Qld at the moment of registration. If already an ESA Qld member, you can join WEN Qld changing your membership preferences from your ESA Qld member profile.

Both men and women are welcome to our events. Where specific initiatives and events are exclusive to women this will be clearly specified in the invitation and registration links.

With thanks to our event sponsor:

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Future of Transport and Young Economists Networking Event

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 27, 2019, 5:30 pm

Future of Transport and Young Economists Networking Event

Join the Young Economists for a presentation on the Future of Transport and meet other Young Economists over drinks and savouries.  Economists in the 2017 and 2018 "grad intakes" in the private and public sectors are especially encouraged to attend to meet peers in other organisations. Other early career economists are also very welcome. 

The event is free thanks to generous support of our sponsors and the Economic Society Qld.  Prior registration is essential - please register below by cob 21 March. If the event shows as fully booked please email admin@esaqld.org.au to register on a wait list. 

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INCREASING PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN ECONOMICS

Event Type: WEN Event

Date: Monday Apr 1, 2019, 7:00 am

Griffith University Business School and WEN Qld would like to invite you to join them for breakfast as Chief Economist and Head of Research at ANZ Banking Group, Richard Yetsenga, addresses the theme of increasing the participation of women in economics.

Following guest speaker Richard Yetsenga's address, there will be an opportunity for a Q&A.

Event and registration details and are available at this link.

Registrations will close on 25th March 2019.

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ESA Qld 2019 Business Lunch - Mr Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 21, 2019, 12:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to an important luncheon address featuring  Mr Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  

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Australian Statistical Society and NZ Statistical Association Conference - ANZSC 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Jul 6, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

This conference brings together four leading statistical communities in the region – the Statistical Society of Australia, the New Zealand Statistical Association, the International Institute of Business Analysis (Special Interest Group for Business Analytics), and the Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics.

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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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