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The impact of renewables on the National Electricity Market (NEM) - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 26, 2020, 5:00 pm

Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) is an example of an energy-only market where all electricity generated is sold in the spot market. This feature of the NEM raises particular challenges during the transition to a cheaper, lower emissions electricity sector with a higher penetration of renewable resources. Join us for a webinar, during which the speakers will explore some of the key market design challenges associated with such transition.

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Productivity reform in Australia and New Zealand: Barriers and opportunities - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Tuesday Nov 24, 2020, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The forum will bring together leading experts to discuss priority policy issues to improve productivity. The program features speakers across a broad range of policy areas as well as a panel discussion featuring the Chairs of the Australian, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian Productivity Commissions.

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Global Trade and Investment and COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 4, 2020, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

What are the consequences and outlook for global trade and investment and for Australia in the context COVID-19 Join us for a discussion between Jenny Gordon (@DFAT ChiefEconomists), Heather Cotching (Acting Chief Economist, Austrade) and Kim Mundy (International economist, CBA), hosted by Lisa Elliston (The Treasury)

Timing of this event is AEDT.

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Economics, Psychology, Neuroscience: Behavioural economics from three perspectives - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 29, 2020, 4:00 pm

From: Central Council

Behavioural economics has cemented its place as an important discipline within the broader economics profession. It also follows a long tradition of economists borrowing from other fields of study. While economics has historically had strong links with political science, maths and data science; behavioural economics has opened the door to drawing on insights from neuroscience, psychology, sociology and anthropology. Timing of this event is 4:00pm – 5:00pm AEDT

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2020 Young Economist Address and 2020 ESA Awards - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Oct 26, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Annual ESA National Awards and the 2020 Young Economist Address: The Young and Economists in the Covid Era 

In this talk, 2019 ESA Young Economist of the Year Professor Gigi Foster will share her research findings and reflections related to the Covid-19 crisis in Australia, focussing especially on what it means to be young and what it means to be an economist in Australia today.   Times shown are AEDT.

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Young Economist’s Career Development Evening: How to make the best of a bad situation? 5:00pm to 6:00pm, Wednesday 14th October 2020 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 14, 2020, 5:00 pm

The Young Economists Qld (YE) welcome you to join them for a career development evening where you will hear insights from Stephanie Parsons, Reserve Bank of Australia, Anthony Vine, Ninesquared and Donald Allister, Economist Recruitment Specialist at Zelda Recruitment, on how you can navigate a COVID-19 job market and continue on your professional development journey.

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Economic well-being: Is GDP the right measure? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Gross Domestic Product, while used so often, has long been criticised as a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. Alternative measures have been proposed to better reflect of societal well-being, and more recently, conventional measures of GDP are being re-examined to incorporate the growing importance of online economic transactions and globalisation. This webinar is brought to you by WEN QLD Branch.  The timings shown are AEST.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Regulation of digital platforms - Australian experience - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion on the role of privacy and data security, as well as the bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and major platforms such as Google and Facebook.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Alternative Careers Using Economics - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

From: Central Council

Have you ever considered where studying economics might take you – aside from careers with the job title ‘economist’? Join our panel as they discuss their career paths and where an economics degree has taken them (so far!). The SA Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA).

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Professor Ian Harper AO - Delivering the Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 5:00 pm

2020 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Professor Ian Harper AO - The Human Dimension of Good Economic Policy-making

The late Ted Evans, like many of his generation, understood innately that economic policy-making affects people’s lives in more fundamental ways than numbers can ever capture. In this lecture, Ian Harper will draw on his extensive policy experience in financial regulation, wages policy, competition policy and, most recently, monetary policy during the pandemic to discuss the ways in which his own approach to good economic policy-making has been shaped by Ted’s example in keeping one eye on how the policy advice translates into the lives of ordinary people..

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

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Professional Development: Climbing the jobs ladder slower - young people in a weak labour market - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Please join us for a Professional Development Seminar on the Productivity Commission's research into young people in a weak labour market.

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Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States, with The Hon. Nick Greiner AC - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join WEN NSW Branch in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

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To study (or not to study) economics: Results of the RBA student survey - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 13, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Student enrolment numbers in economics have starkly declined in Australian high schools over recent decades. Furthermore, diversity among economics students on the basis of gender and socioeconomic background has also declined during this time. These statistics prompt us to ask what has contributed towards these trends?.  This event is brought to you by the Women in Economics Network and the timing is 10am until 11am AEST.

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When does industry benchmarking become collusion? Webinar - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 11, 2020, 12:30 pm

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.  The presentation will also discuss whether the considerations taken into account should change in the current extreme circumstances during a pandemic. The event time is AEST.

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Improving Women's Financial Literacy - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Aug 6, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel from the public sector and academia as they discuss women’s financial literacy and why it needs to improve, particularly in the current context - with women’s economic wellbeing disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This webinar event has been organised by the Women in Economics Network, as part of the ESA National Seminar Series. Timings are AEST.

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The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 22, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

NOTE - NEW DATE Join the Economic Society of Australia for a presentation by Saul Eslake titled ’The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic’. In this presentation, Saul will discuss the spread of COVID-19 and the extent of the resulting economic shutdowns. He will provide commentary on how the economies of Australia’s major trading partners have been affected, and then provide a more detailed look at the impact on the Australian economy.  The timing of this event is AEST.

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Leadership During a Crisis - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA). 

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critically important role and responsibility of leaders in guiding society towards a collective goal. Much attention has been placed on heads of government worldwide, and comparing the relative effectiveness of their leadership styles and handling of the crisis situation.

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Impacts of the pandemic on household spending - National Young Economists Event - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jul 15, 2020, 12:30 pm

As part of its webinar series, the Young Economists (QLD) invite you to a presentation by Adelaide Timbrell, on household spending habits during the COVID-19 lockdown, the impact of eased restrictions and expectations for the longer-term trend of spending.  The event time is AEST.

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National Young Economist Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jul 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join us for the 2020 National Young Economist Debate (6pm AEST Friday 10 July)

Gigi Foster (Professor, Director of Education at the University of NSW) and Brendan Coates (Household Finances Program Director at the Grattan Institute) will be leading teams of young economists from across Australia debating the topic:

'The Federal Government's Job Keeper & Job Seeker Programs should be extended in their current form beyond the end of September 2020 to allow for continued economic ​recovery'.  This event starts at 6pm AEST and concludes at 7pm AEST.

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The Reserve Bank's policy actions and balance sheet - Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 30, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join us for this national webinar with Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  The webinar will provide the Bank’s analysis of the extensive responses it has made to the pandemic.  These extend well beyond a reduction in the cash rate to include: a preparedness to buy government bonds in whatever quantities are needed to achieve a target yield on government bonds; introduction of a Term Funding Facility for authorised deposit taking institution; using open market operations to provide plenty of liquidity in financial markets; and bond purchases to promote smooth functioning of the market for government securities. 

The timing of this event is AEST.

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The Deficit Myth, Author Stephanie Kelton with ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jun 26, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Join author Professor Stephanie Kelton for a discussion of her New York Times bestselling debut book, The Deficit Myth, in conversation with ANZ Chief Economist Richard Yetsenga.   This event will take place at 10am AEST.

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2020 ESA Qld Annual General Meeting - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 16, 2020, 5:30 pm

2020 Economic Society Qld Annual General Meeting

The AGM of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld) will be held Via Zoom.

The agenda papers for the meeting, including the Zoom link and a proxy form if you are unable to attend, are shown here - 2020 ESA Qld AGM papers.  While those with an interest in the Society may attend, only those who are financial members at the time of the AGM may vote.

Please register by 14 June.

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2020 Women in Economics Qld AGM - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 16, 2020, 5:00 pm

2020 Annual General Meeting Women in Economics Qld Network

The AGM of the Women in Economics Network Qld (WEN Qld) will be held Via Zoom.

The agenda papers for the meeting, including the Zoom link and a proxy form if you are unable to attend, are shown here WEN Qld AGM papers .  While those with an interest in WEN Qld may attend, only those who are WEN Qld members and financial members of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld) at the time of the AGM may vote.

Please register by 14 June.

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Women in Economics Webinar - Macroeconomic Outlook - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 16, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The worst case economic scenarios formulated when COVID-19 hit our shores earlier this year are now thankfully are being ruled out.  As our economy moves through the various stages of reopening, what are macroeconomists thinking now? By how much will GDP fall and unemployment rise? What other indicators should economists also be focusing on? We talk to leading economists, Felicity Emmett, Kaixin Owyong and Su Lin Ong to get their read on the outlook for the coming 12 months.  The session will be moderated by Elysse Morgan.  This WEN webinar has been organised by the ACT WEN Branch as part of the ESA/WEN National Seminar Series.

 

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2020 Young Economists Qld Annual General Meeting - ONLINE ONLY - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jun 15, 2020, 5:30 pm

The Young Economists Society (QLD) welcomes members to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held via  Zoom on Monday 15 June 2020 commencing at 5.30pm.

The meeting will include an overview of the Young Economists events over the past year, the election of the Committee and discussion of our plans for the current year.

The agenda papers for the meeting, including the Zoom link and a proxy form if you are unable to attend, are shown here 2020 AGM YE Qld papers.

Please register by 12 June.

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