Central Council Election for President - voting closes 23 May 2013


From: Tuesday May 28, 2013, 12:00 am

To: Tuesday May 28, 2013, 9:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia is currently holding an Election for Central Council President.  Central Council is the national body which governs ESA's federation of state-based groups.  Central Council is responsible for producing the journals, assisting with the annual conference and coordinating national events, like the highly successful Eminent Speaker Series. There are two candidates:  Dr. Matthew Butlin of Victoria and Prof. Flavio Menezes of Queensland. The management committee of the Queensland Branch has nominated ProfessorMenezes.  He has extensive experience in academia and as a consultant to both the private and public sectors. He seeks to promote national initiatives to:

  • improve teaching;
  • facilitate links between academic and professional economists; and,
  • improve the level of public debate on economic issues.

The candidates statements and other related material can be found below. Matthew Bultin - Full Statement Flavio Menenzes - Short Biography, Full Statement This is an opportunity to contribute to the Society's national governance.  Be sure to vote. Voting details and process can be found in the 17 May announcement sent by Central Council Secretary, Russell Ross - copied here. An email with a link to the voting system has been sent to financial members of the Society. If you were a member of the Society on 28 March and did not receive a link to vote, please contact Jane Oldroyd (ecosoc@ecosoc.org.au).

Flavio Menezes



ESA, Brisbane QLD

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