2021 Queensland Economics Winter School


From: Wednesday July 21, 2021, 7:45 am

To: Thursday July 22, 2021, 5:00 pm

What do Economists Know about Health or Insurance?

2021 Queensland Economics Winter School

21-22 July 2021

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld), in association with the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH), University of Queensland (UQ) invites you to participate in the 2021 Queensland Economics Winter School at UQ Business Centre in Brisbane City. This year’s program focuses mostly on the economics of health and health care, including health care financing and insurance, with contributions from health economists, behavioural economists and applied econometricians.

About the Winter School

The Winter School will provide an opportunity for PhD economics students, early career academics and professional economists in both the public and private sector to learn about research and policy applications in the health sector, with a considerable emphasis on insurance and health care financing. It is also an opportunity to connect and share research ideas and gain new insights.

The Winter School is an initiative of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld), Griffith University, the University of Queensland, and QUT.

Date: Wednesday 21 July to Thursday 22 July 2021

Time: Check in at 7.45am for registration and a light breakfast for the start of the conference at 8.15am on Wednesday 21 July, to conclude by 5.00pm Thursday 22 July

Venue: UQ Business Centre in Brisbane City, see details of the venue here

Dress: Smart casual

Download: ESA Winter School Programme 2021

The conference registration fees (which are being subsided by the four host institutions) are shown below.

Registration Category

Early-Bird Rate

(Registration until 5 July)

Standard Rate

(Registration from 6 July)

 ESA Non-Member



 ESA Member



 Postgraduate Student



The conference fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon teas and pre-dinner drinks.

The cost of attending the Winter School Dinner is an additional $77 per head which includes dinner at Greca and two drinks per person. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated by the restaurant – please notify us in advance.

Economic Society Qld member discounts are automatically applied if logged in as a member when booking. 

To obtain the reduced postgraduate student rate, students will be required to send a copy of their student ID to Mark Upcher (mark.upcher@esaqld.org.au)  and will then be sent a promo-code for the event.  

If you are unable to pay for a booking immediately, please let Mark Upcher (mark.upcher@esaqld.org.au) know that you wish to take part in this event so we can reserve a place for a limited time pending payment being made. By booking, you acknowledge your acceptance of the Winter School 2021 refund policy that full refunds are available for cancellations advised by email before 6 July and not available after that (though registration may be transferred to another attendee entitled to the same registration fee). 

The Winter School venue will adhere to Queensland COVID restrictions as they apply at the time of the event. If restrictions result in the event having to be cancelled, registrants will be fully refunded.

For any other inquiries please email mark.upcher@esaqld.org.au.




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UQ Brisbane City

293 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

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