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Women in Economics Network Student Event: Pathways in Economics

Date: Thursday Aug 2, 2018, 4:15 pm

The Women in Economics Network is inviting all students and teachers to join us for our "Pathways in Economics" event, where students can hear from real-world economists, participate in interactive learning activities, and find out more about the exciting range of career paths that economics offers.

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Women in Economics Network and Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Event

Date: Thursday Jul 19, 2018, 5:30 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) and the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) invite you to an evening event with special guest speaker, Dr Sonia Akter, National University of Singapore.

Dr Akter is an expert in analysing gender issues in development and will discuss the following topic:

‘The impacts of women's access to agricultural extension on household welfare in Timor-Leste’ 

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Women in Economics Networking Night: Policy in the Pub

Date: Tuesday Jul 3, 2018, 6:00 pm

Come join us for a fun evening of networking, and hear from prominent market economist Jo Masters from ANZ. Jo will be leading a discussion on key questions for the Australian macroeconomic outlook.

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Women in Economics Network with Sue Richardson

Date: Friday Jun 15, 2018, 7:30 am

SPECIAL INVITATION: Women in Economics Network Event  The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a breakfast event with special guest speaker, Emeritus Professor Sue Richardson, Flinders University. Professor Richardson will discuss the following topic: Do minimum wages cost jobs?

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Economics with equal contributions: why does diversity in economic policy making matter?  

Date: Wednesday Jun 13, 2018, 7:30 am

The economics discipline has a very significant influence on policy making in Australia. As we consider ways to address the dwindling number of women studying and undertaking careers in economics, we must also continue to prosecute the case for diversity in policy making.


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The Gender Gap in Superannuation

Date: Monday Jun 11, 2018, 12:00 pm

There is a large gender gap between retirement savings of Australian men and women.  According to the Australian Human Rights Commission website, for example the average superannuation payout for women is currently one third of the payout for men. This presentation will explore the reasons behind this gender gap and what superannuation funds and the government may need to do in order that another generation of women do not face the prospect of living their final years in poverty.

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Women in Economics Federal Post Budget Address

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018, 12:00 pm

Please join us for the Women in Economics Federal Post Budget Address featuring Danielle Wood, Budget Policy Program Director at Grattan Institute and Chair of the Women in Economics Network, Lynne Pezzullo, Managing Director and Lead Partner Health Economics and Social Policy at Deloitte Canberra and Dr Janine Dixon Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Policy Studies at Victoria University.

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Women, Men, and the Economics of Online Dating

Date: Wednesday May 16, 2018, 6:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network Qld and the Economics Society of Australia Qld would like to invite you to their joint event.  QUT Behavioural economist, Stephen Whyte, will be talking about the Economics of online dating. This presentation will provide insights into economic choices related to couple and family formation in the presence of new matching technologies and will illustrate how men and women differ in their strategies to look for a partner.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: Women in Economics Network Event

Date: Thursday Apr 5, 2018, 12:00 am

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a breakfast event with special guest speaker, Richard Yetsenga, Chief Economist of ANZ. The event will be chaired and facilitated by Dr Jana Matthews, Director of the Australian Centre for Business Growth at UniSA.


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Women in Economics Career Afternoon

Date: Wednesday Feb 28, 2018, 4:00 pm

The NSW WEN together with Deloitte Access Economics will be hosting Women in Economics Careers Afternoon

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Social Security Reform: Revisiting Henderson, Poverty and Basic Income

Date: Thursday Feb 15, 2018, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Conference focusing on how the social security system can more effectively respond to issues of poverty and inequality. Over the course of two days, a variety of speakers will cover what key changes have taken place since the 1970s and the Henderson Poverty Inquiry - to the labour market, families and to the position of vulnerable groups - and will assess the effectiveness of how social security has responded. It will also canvas different options for reform, including proposals for some kind of a basic income in Australia. Register Now

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop

Date: Thursday Feb 8, 2018, 9:00 am

In partnership with the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) at Curtin University, the Women in Economics Network is pleased to announce the first Australian Gender Economics Workshop, to be held on 8-9 February 2018 in Fremantle, Western Australia.  Our keynote speakers will be Professor Alison Booth (Australian National University) and Associate Professor Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan).

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Information session: Writing for The Conversation

Date: Thursday Feb 1, 2018, 2:00 pm

The Victorian Branch of WEN is offering female economic academics the opportunity to hear directly from The Conversation’s Business and Economy Editor, Jenni Henderson. Jenni will be sharing her insights and advice about writing for the media and explain what editors are looking for.

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WEN Victoria: Q&A with Karen Chester 

Date: Thursday Dec 14, 2017, 5:00 pm

Deputy Chair of the Productivity Commission, Karen Chester, will join WEN Victoria on for an interactive Q&A audience discussion about her economics career experiences and insights.

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Mapping peace, reslience and gender equality

Date: Thursday Dec 7, 2017, 6:00 pm

Please join us for a conversation with the Global Peace Index, the Women’s Resilience Index and introducing the new Women, Peace & Security Index

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WEN NSW End of Year Drinks

Date: Wednesday Dec 6, 2017, 12:00 pm

Join us to catch up and celebrate the WEN’s first year, and hear about our bigger and better events planned for 2018 including skill development sessions.  Attendance is fee - drinks can be purchased at the bar.  WEN members and those who may be interested in joining WEN are encouraged to come along.

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Gender gaps among academic economists: Seminar by Professor Karen Mumford

Date: Tuesday Dec 5, 2017, 12:00 pm

The Victorian Branch of WEN is very pleased to welcome Professor Karen Mumford, who is visiting Australia from the University of York. 

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Strangers Trusting Strangers: some insights into Airbnb and Tourism

Date: Tuesday Oct 17, 2017, 6:00 pm

The Young Economists and the Women in Economics Network are delighted to invite you to their first joint event with presenter Renuka Mahadevan, Associate Professor for the School of Economics at UQ. Renuka will share her research on the rise of the accommodation sharing economy both within Australia and globally, as well as the resulting impacts of this phenomenon. Nibble food will be provided, beverages are available at the bar at your own cost.

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NT Launch Sunset Drinks

Date: Tuesday Oct 10, 2017, 5:30 pm

Hello Northern Territory!  The Women in Economics Network will be launching here in October.  Please join us for informal drinks and networking.  The launch will provide an opportunity to meet other women in economics and to hear about the activities that WEN offers.

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Politics at the Pub: Chris Bowen and Clare O'Neil

Date: Monday Oct 9, 2017, 5:30 pm

In a special event for the Women in Economics Network, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen and Shadow Justice Minister Clare O’Neil will discuss female participation in the economy and in the senior ranks of business and government. Please come along to Juliet bar – a new Melbourne bar showcasing female winemakers and small goods producers – to join in the conversation with Chris and Clare.

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Leadership Workshop with Jennifer Witheriff

Date: Monday Oct 9, 2017, 5:30 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is offering a Leadership Workshop with Jennifer Witheriff. This is a very intensive and dynamic training session in which participants explore when and how to use different power styles to influence depending on the goal and situation. The number of participants is capped at 30 to guarantee a high quality training session and is only open to women who have already begun their career.

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The challenges and behaviours facing women that can inhibit career progression

Date: Friday Oct 6, 2017, 12:30 pm

 The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a lunchtime event with special guest speaker, Linda Zeelie, Chief Operating Officer at Statewide Super.

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The Current Global Expansion

Date: Wednesday Sep 20, 2017, 12:30 pm

Australian Business Economists in partnership with the Women in Economics Network invite you to a lunchtime briefing by Dr Luci Ellis on "The current global expansion". 


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Structural Change in Australian Industry: the Role of Business Services

Date: Wednesday Sep 6, 2017, 12:30 pm

The Tasmanian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia and the University of Tasmania cordially invites you to a Luncheon Talk


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The path to gender diversity in economics

Date: Wednesday Aug 23, 2017, 12:00 pm

The path to gender diversity in economics – perspectives from economics professionals and the Diversity Council - featuring Lisa Annese, Chief Executive Officer, Diversity Council Australia and public and private sector economists

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WEN Members are also welcome to attend events organised by the ESA. For upcoming ESA events, please see the ESA events webpage.