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68th Annual Conference of AARES

Date: Tuesday Feb 6, 2024, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The 68th Annual Conference of AARES will be held in Canberra, Australia from 6 to 9 February 2024.

The AARES 2024 Annual Conference will explore the grand challenges that are facing the Australasian region and beyond, such as biosecurity, climate change, environmental degradation, energy system transitions, and food security. The conference will provide a forum for our Society to explore new opportunities for research and development, and policy practice that can address these grand challenges in securing efficient, effective, and equitable outcomes. Distinguished researchers and professionals will present keynote presentations to inspire and stimulate discussion.

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2024

Date: Thursday Feb 1, 2024, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The 7th annual Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2024), hosted by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will be held in person at the UTS campus, on the 1 – 2 February 2024. Registration will open later in the month.. For more information please visit: https://sites.google.com/uts.edu.au/agew-2024/home.  

Registration must close 24 January.

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Policy Priorities to Reach Net Zero - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Jan 29, 2024, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

There is concern that Australia may not reach its net-zero goals, due to challenges in energy generation, transmission and storage, and the uneven decarbonisation of different sectors of the economy.

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Credible Economist Writing Competition: Winners Announcement - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Dec 19, 2023, 12:00 pm

Join us for this final event as we celebrate the winners of the competition. The judges will share key tips on effective writing in economics and provide generalised feedback on the articles submitted. They will also announce the winners and explain the selection process.

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Tis the Season: The Economics of Hope   - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Dec 18, 2023, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

An End of Year Webinar from the National Committee of the Women in Economics Network

In a year that has seemed too often to be void of hope, end your year with some fresh perspectives on the importance of hope through the ages and what it means in modern economic thought.

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Expertise, Artificial Intelligence, and the Work of the Future - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Dec 6, 2023, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The ESA Central Council is delighted to announce that Professor David Autor, MIT will be joining us for what promises to be an interesting and insightful webinar.  You are invited to join the discussion.

Will recent advances in AI complement human expertise, thereby increasing its value? Or will AI render expertise increasingly unnecessary, thus reducing its market value -- even if jobs are not in net eliminated?

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ACCC's Childcare Inquiry with WEN Victoria - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Nov 27, 2023, 5:30 pm

Keen to understand more about the childcare market in Australia? Join members from the ACCC's Childcare Inquiry Taskforce for a presentation exploring the inquiry's interim findings and recommendations, the analysis that has informed it, and insights gained into the unique role that competition and choice play in markets for human services. 

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An Exciting Webinar Brought to You by International Collaborations of Women in Economics Networks - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Nov 23, 2023, 12:30 pm

In collaboration with the Korean Women Economists Association (KWEA), the Women in Economics Network invites you to a special webinar on two interesting gender economics topics with policy implications. 

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WEN QLD LinkedUp - Networking Evening

Date: Thursday Nov 9, 2023, 5:30 pm

It’s time for another LinkedUP! The WEN Queensland branch invites you to join us for an informal networking evening. Come along to connect or reconnect with old and new WEN members.

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WEN Web-Mentoring for ECR women in academia - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Oct 25, 2023, 12:00 pm

The WEN web-mentoring for early career researcher (ECR) women in academia is a mentoring initiative aimed at supporting ECR women in academia (i.e. Post-docs, Level B and Level C academics) across Australia. The program consists of four online thematic mentoring sessions throughout 2023-2024. These sessions will cover a range of essential topics, including research, teaching, and service.

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Gender Gaps: Causes and Origins

Date: Thursday Oct 12, 2023, 5:30 pm

Keith Hancock Lecture 2023: Presented by Emeritus Professor Alison Booth

Recent research in experimental and behavioural economics has focused on the role that preferences might play in explaining economic outcomes. These preferences include attitudes to risk and willingness to compete, which can shape gender differences. In the 2023 Keith Hancock Lecture, Emeritus Prof Alison Booth will draw on her recent research that utilises both laboratory experiments and field experiments.

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WEN professional development workshop: Communicating economics  - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Oct 9, 2023, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

Do you wish you had more opportunities to share your ideas about economics? Is there research you’ve done, a blog you’re about to write, or just a general observation about the world that could be promoted and shared to a public audience or via social media?

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Panel Discussion: Gas Price Caps - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Oct 5, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Gas Price Caps: Are they meeting their short-term goal of reducing gas prices? Are they hindering longer-term goals such as achieving net zero?

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SPECIAL INVITATION: North and South: Insights into Population Trends and the Economic Implications of the Demographic Composition - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Sep 7, 2023, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Understanding the economic implications underlying demographic trends is crucial for shaping economic policies associated with growing the economy, increasing workforce participation, and developing workforce capability to meet projected population needs. This is a special webinar to celebrate WEN SA’s collaboration with WEN’s NT counterpart.

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In Conversation with Shelly Lundberg - Diversity In Economics

Date: Monday Sep 4, 2023, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

An exclusive Australian event exploring 'Diversity in Economics: Challenges and Rewards', featuring Professor Shelly Lundberg.  The lack of diversity in economics studies and the profession is a pressing issue in Australia. With approximately twice as many males studying economics compared to females in high school and university, and a disproportionate representation of students from high socio-economic backgrounds in tertiary economics courses, addressing this imbalance is crucial.

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STEM professionals in schools - information night - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Aug 24, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Register for the STEM professionals in schools information night on August 24 from 5:30 to 6:30pm. This will be an opportunity to hear from the CSIRO Stem in Schools program, and to ask any questions you may have.

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The Australian Economy and the Outlook for Inflation - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Aug 16, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

The RBA periodically provides briefings to government departments, and business and community groups. These briefings are based on RBA’s Statement on Monetary Policy, which sets out the Bank's assessment of current economic conditions, along with the outlook for Australian inflation and output growth.

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Productivity in Non-Market Services - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Aug 2, 2023, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The ESA NSW Branch invite you to join this member-only event which is being held via Zoom.

The Commonwealth Productivity Commission’s 5-year Productivity Inquiry Report – Advancing Prosperity - was released in March. In this report, the Productivity Commission gives particular attention to the challenges Australia faces from the shift towards service industries. Almost 90% of Australians now work in service industries, including education, health, hospitality, retail and finance.

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Australian Conference of Economists

Date: Sunday Jul 9, 2023, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2023 will be held from the 9 - 12 July 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland. 

Our aim is to organise a conference with interest to all economists, both academic and professional. Only by a balanced approach of practice and theory can we solve the problems our society faces.

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Women’s Media Presence: Sharing Knowledge on LinkedIn Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Jul 5, 2023, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The NSW WEN invites you to attend a virtual workshop presentation discussing Women’s media presence and sharing knowledge on LinkedIn!

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AARES and WEN Event: SA State budget and implications for Trade, Agriculture and Food

Date: Tuesday Jun 27, 2023, 5:15 pm

AARES and WEN joint Event: SA State budget and implications for Trade, Agriculture and Food. 

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Budget implications of a crisis: some policy lessons going forward - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday May 31, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

What has our experience with COVID-19 taught us about the best ways for government to respond to future crises? How can budget policy best respond? Are some types of interventions a lot more cost-effective than others? What policies could we prepare to quickly roll out to respond to a future crisis (even if we don’t yet know what that crisis will be)? Can we prepare for any differential effects of a crisis on each gender? What steps do we need to take (such as new types of data collection) in order to respond quickly and affordably to a crisis?

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Pre-Budget Address to the National Press Club of Australia

Date: Wednesday May 3, 2023, 11:30 am

From: Central Council

Danielle Wood, CEO of the Grattan Institute, Su-Lin Ong, Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets & Cherelle Murphy, EY Oceania Chief Economist, will make their Pre-Budget Address to the National Press Club of Australia, in partnership with Women in Economics. 

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17th Western Economic Association International Conference

Date: Wednesday Apr 12, 2023, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

Whether in-person or virtually, WEAI conferences bring together top economists from around the world to discuss their latest research. Join the conversation and plan to present a paper or organize a session! Virtual sessions will be held via Zoom on April 11th, 2023, with the in-person conference being held April 12-15, 2023 at the University of Melbourne. Keynote addresses include David Card, Cecilia Rouse, and Richard Blundell.

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ZOOM: ChatGPT and other AI: whose job is it coming for? - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Mar 28, 2023, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Timing of this event is ACDT  (South Australia) - check the time converter.

As part of the ESA Central Council Eminent Speaker Series, Professor Joshua Gans, University of Toronto, will be presenting "ChatGPT and other AI: whose job is it coming for"? 

You are in the right place to register for this event as a Zoom participant.

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