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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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Achieving flexibility and gender diversity in the workplace

Date: Monday Aug 21, 2017, 5:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is hosting a panel discussion exploring how to achieve workplaces that support the health and wellbeing of workers and achieve greater gender diversity.

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WEN Event - Women in Economics and Public Policy

Date: Tuesday Aug 15, 2017, 7:30 am

The ACT branch of the Women in Economic Network (WEN) is pleased to present a conversation with two of Canberra’s prominent female economists working in public policy, sponsored by Deloittes.  

The panellists will provide insights on how they have made it to the top in their respective professions, the barriers they have faced getting there and why diversity is important. They will also provide their perspectives on the role that economics plays in public policy decision making.

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Women in Economics Networking Night

Date: Wednesday Aug 2, 2017, 6:00 pm

Come join us for a fun night of drinks, connection, and career reflection. This event is open to WEN NSW members and friends.

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The WA Economy in International Context

Date: Tuesday Jul 25, 2017, 9:00 am

The Economic Society of Australia - WA Branch is organising a workshop on the WA economy with international context with the Hon Rita Saffiotias keynote speaker. 


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Women in Economics Network and Melbourne Institute Cocktail Event

Date: Friday Jul 21, 2017, 4:00 pm

The Melbourne Institute and WEN are co-hosting a cocktail event at the close of the 2017 Economic and Social Outlook Conference at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne.

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11th Economic and Social Outlook Conference

Date: Thursday Jul 20, 2017, 9:00 am

The Melbourne Institute and The Australian are hosting the 11th Economic and Social Outlook Conference on Thursday, 20th and Friday, 21st July 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.


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ACE 2017

Date: Wednesday Jul 19, 2017, 9:00 am

The Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch) invites you to ACE 2017 the 46th Australian Conference of Economists.

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Women in Economics Retreat

Date: Monday Jul 17, 2017, 12:00 am

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

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Persistence, people and policy: Why some things are harder to change than others

Date: Thursday Jul 13, 2017, 5:30 pm

“Persistence, people and policy: Why some things are harder to change than others”

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Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC) - Women in Economics Session

Date: Friday Jul 7, 2017, 10:30 am

Representatives of WEN will present a special session on the topic of "Gender imbalances in the economics profession: Implications for education" at the Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC), to be held at UTS Sydney from 6-7 July.

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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.