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When does industry benchmarking become collusion?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Mar 25, 2020, 12:00 pm

Unfortunately with the risk of Covid 19 and universities cancelling events on campuses we are not going ahead with the event as planned and will reschedule for later in the year.

The presentation will analyse when industry benchmarking and other information sharing agreements become collusion and lessen competition in a substantial way. It will highlight practices which are of concern to competition agencies such as e ACCC (Australia), FTC/DOJ (US) and EC (Europe). Past court cases and current competition guidelines will be discussed.

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ABARES Outlook 2020 conference: Practical steps to reaching $100 billion in farm output by 2030

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Mar 3, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The ABARES Outlook 2020 Conference is the agriculture sector’s premier information and networking event. Register today and be part of the conversation.

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2020

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Wednesday Feb 5, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The next Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2020) will be hosted by the Women in Economics Network (WEN) in partnership with QUT, in Brisbane, Australia, on 5-7 February 2020. STUDENTS – REMEMBER TO COLLECT YOUR PROMO CODE TO AVOID PAYING THE FULL PRICE

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Course on Household Economics, Domestic Violence, and the Law by Professor Shoshana Grossbard

Event Type: WEN Event

Date: Monday Feb 3, 2020, 8:30 am

The Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW 2020) Organising Committee is delighted to inform you that Professor Shoshana Grossbard will offer a Course on Household Economics, Domestic Violence, and the Law in conjunction with AGEW 2020.

 

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Let's Talk Rubbish - a discussion about the things which some of us may consider of no value but which can find a new life given the right incentives.

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 18, 2019, 5:30 pm

Come along to our WEN end of year event and hear two fantastic speakers discuss their approach to dealing with the issue of unwanted goods and waste.

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Year in Review and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Dec 4, 2019, 5:15 pm

Year in Review and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics

Join us for the Economic Society’s final event for the year with some drinks and savouries.

Andreas Chai will provide some comments on the 2019 Nobel Prize awarded to Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer who were recognised for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

President Julian Pearce will provide an update on the activities of the Society over the year and preview the year ahead.

We look forward to seeing you all then!

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Young Economist's Update on Current Conditions in the Australian Economy with the Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Nov 12, 2019, 5:30 pm

Young Economists Qld (YE) welcome you to an evening to hear Merylin Coombs, Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), provide a summary of the RBA’s November Statement of Monetary Policy and take questions on recent developments.

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Women in Economics Retreat 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Retreat provides an opportunity for around 20 junior and mid career women economists to develop their networks, receive mentoring and strengthen their leadership skills.

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Women, Entrepreneurship and the New Economy, 8 October 2019, 5.30pm -7 pm

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 8, 2019, 5:30 pm

Come and hear from three amazing speakers about how women are increasingly engaging in entrepreneurship and start-ups; about some of the challenges they face including raising capital to support their ideas; and about the impact this is having on the economy.

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Young Economists Trivia Night - Tuesday, 1 October, 6pm

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 1, 2019, 6:00 pm

Young Economists Qld (YE) invites its members, young professionals, academics, students, and friends to a night of trivia fun and networking. Don’t worry if you feel your economics trivia knowledge isn’t up to scratch, the trivia will cover a broad mix of general knowledge questions – think pop culture, music, and maybe even some local Queensland trivia - with one round of economics related questions!

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Australia and the OECD: Key Priorities in a digitalised world

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Sep 13, 2019, 12:00 pm

Many of the issues affecting Australia’s long-term welfare require a strong international framework.  The current framework for trade and taxation is being challenged in an increasingly digitalised world facing renewed trade tensions.  

 In an event jointly organised by the Economic Society Qld and the School of Economics and Finance at QUT, Australia’s Ambassador to the OECD, Dr Alex Robson, will discuss the Government’s efforts to advance Australia’s interests at the OECD in response to these challenges, with a special focus on multinational taxation and the digital economy.

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Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, ASIC - Delivering the 2019 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 12, 2019, 5:30 pm

2019 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, ASIC - Public policy - the first line of defence

Drawing on her extensive experience during a distinguished career in both the public and private sectors, Karen Chester will discuss the key role that public policy should play as the first line of defence for establishing competitive and fair markets. The subsequent lines of defence being consumers, the conduct of firms and finally the regulator. Karen will also explore why a few critical markets today (including the financial system) are falling short in delivering competitive and fair outcomes and how these failings might be addressed.

The annual Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture is a partnership between ESA Qld, UQ, QUT and Griffith University. 

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Young Economist's Career Development Evening, Wednesday 28 August, 6pm - 8pm

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 28, 2019, 5:30 pm

Young Economists Qld (YE) welcome you to join them for a career development evening where you will hear about the challenges and triumphs experienced by professionals across the private, public and academic sectors. Question time will form a large part of the evening and audience members are encouraged to leverage this opportunity to gain genuine career advice, particularly from corners of the economics and policy field that might not be familiar to them.

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Trade Tensions Panel Discussion, 1 August 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 1, 2019, 12:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) is holding a panel discussion on current global trade tensions and the implications to the Australian economy. The panel features Simon Fischer, Trade and Investment Queensland, Renuka Mahadevan (UQ), Tony Makin (Griffith), and Pascalis Raimondos (QUT).

The event is free to all. Registrations are needed for catering purposes.

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ACE2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Sunday Jul 14, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

ACE2019, hosted by the Victoria branch of ESA, will be held from 14-16 July at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park.

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2019 Queensland Winter School - Economics of Inequality

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Jul 1, 2019, 3:30 pm

Queensland Winter School - Economics of Inequality - Theory and Policy, O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, 1 - 3 July 2019

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld), in association with Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and The University of Queensland (UQ) invite you to participate in the 2019 Queensland Economics Winter School at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat in the Gold Coast hinterland from 3.30pm,1 July to  1pm, 3 July.  The program features presentations by distinguished international scholars Professor John Roemer, Yale and Professor Lars Osberg, Dalhousie University.

Please see "View" button below for information on the program and the attractive venue, as well as details of the discount codes that apply to registrations by academics and HDR students. 

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State 'Budget at the Bar' Young Economists Qld Event, 6:00pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 18th June

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 18, 2019, 6:00 pm

Come and hear from our expert panel as they deliver fascinating insight into the Queensland Treasury’s budget process and discuss how the budget supports Queensland’s growing economy. Special guests include Alison Raynor, Deputy Under-Treasurer at Queensland Treasury, Pradeep Phillip, Partner at Deloitte Access Economics and Andreas Chai, Head of Economics and Business Statistics at Griffith University.

Presentations and discussion commence at 6:30pm followed by networking and drinks until 8:30pm.

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Presentation by Craig James Commsec - Economy 2019

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jun 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

Economy 2019: Climbing a Wall of Worry - presentation in Townsville by Craig James, Chief Economist, Commsec

This address by high profile economist Craig James will assess trends in the Australian and global economies and how these trends impact the Townsville regional economy.

Craig James is a keenly sought after commentator in print media and on radio and TV.

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WEN QUEENSLAND MENTORING PROGRAMME LAUNCH EVENT

Event Type: WEN Event

Date: Thursday Jun 6, 2019, 12:00 pm

Our WEN Qld Mentorship programme launch event, where mentors and mentees will officially meet in person for the first time to symbolically establish the beginning of their mentorship, will take place on 6th June 2019 at 12:00 pm. The School of Economics at the University of Queensland is supporting this initiative and will be providing a venue and catering. Registration will be necessary for catering purposes. 

NB This invitation is only open to the selected participants in the WEN Qld Mentoring Programme

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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.  The event is now closed - a video of the Governor's address and Q&A session is at this link -  ESA Qld YouTube channel

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2019 Annual General Meeting

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday May 8, 2019, 5:30 pm

2019 Annual General Meeting

The AGM of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld) will be held at Morgans, Level 29, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane on Wednesday 8 May 2019, with a 5.30pm for 5.45pm start.

The agenda papers for the meeting, including a proxy form if you are unable to attend, are shown at the AGM papers link.

Drinks and savouries will be provided.  Please register by Thursday 2 May. Members may invite a guest with an interest in the Society.

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Young Economists QLD Annual General Meeting, Thursday 11th April, 5:30pm

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Apr 11, 2019, 5:00 pm

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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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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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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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