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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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Implications of COVID-19: What about the children? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jun 15, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel of economists from the public sector and academia as they discuss the evidence on the likely impact of COVID19 on children, their development and acquisition of human capital. Join us for this online panel discussion, which is part of ESA's national webinar series and is brought to you by Women in Economics.  Timing of this event is AEST.

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COVID, care and wellbeing: What do we really value? - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 26, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put the brakes on Australia's paid market economy, our unpaid non-market economy – the cooking, cleaning and caring taking place within Australians' households – is still going strong.  Join us for this online panel discussion, which is part of ESA's national webinar series and is brought to you by Women in Economics.  Timing of this event is AEST.

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COVID-19 and the Australian Labour Market and Taxation System - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday May 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to affect Australian workers at levels not seen since the early 1990s.  What are likely to be the impacts of the current economic crisis on different segments of the Australia labour market?  Timing of this event is AEST.

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The Fiscal Response to COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Event Type: ESA Event

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

From: Central Council

Shane Wright (Age/SMH) will lead a panel of academic and policy experts in analysing the fiscal response to the COVID crisis by Australian governments. Have governments done enough to respond to the economic fallout from the crisis? Where to from here? And how will we pay for it?

This webinar will be held from 12.30pm-1.30pm AEST.

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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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