Save the Date - ACE2018 will be held in Canberra from 10-13 July 2018 with key note speakers confirmed as Anne Krueger, Professor of International Economics, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC; John Asker, Professor of Economics, UCLA; Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy, AUT and Kathryn Graddy, Senior Associate Dean, Brandeis University, Massachusettes.
Question A: "Holding labor market institutions and job training fixed, rising use of robots and artificial intelligence is likely to increase substantially the number of workers in Australia who are unemployed for long periods."
Question B: "Rising use of robots and artificial intelligence in Australia is likely to create benefits large enough that they could be used to compensate those workers who are substantially negatively affected for their lost wages."
The Economic Papers is calling for papers for two special sections to be published in the journal in 2018.
The Tasmanian Government Department of Treasury and Finance is committed to increasing the representation of women in its leadership team to 50/50 by 2020. To support the achievement of this target, Treasury has developed a Women in Leadership Action Plan 2017-2020. In implementing the Action Plan, Treasury has introduced a number of initiatives to encourage more females to apply for jobs within Treasury, such as flexible work arrangements supported by improved technologies and gender balanced shortlists. To read the Action Plan, and find out more about careers and job opportunities within Treasury, Read More
Last year the Economic Society of Australia established the National Economic Panel to help further the Society’s objectives of encouraging the study of economic questions and public debate of economic questions; and promoting the standing of the profession in the Australian community
The Women in Economics Network officially launched across Australia in March 2017. Each State hosted a launch event featuring prominent female economists including Assistant Reserve Bank Governor Dr Luci Ellis (in Canberra), Senior Economics Writer Jess Irvine (in Melbourne and Sydney) and Economic Leader Carolyn Hewson AO (in Adelaide).
Women & Leadership Australia are currently offering 20 Economic Society of Australia members the opportunity to attend the 2017 Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium for $400 off the standard rate.