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Breakfast: The economic value of the Great Barrier Reef.

Date: Thursday Mar 21, 2019, 12:00 am

The WEN Queensland and Deloitte would like to invite you to a breakfast event on the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef.

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NSW Branch - International Women's Day - Drinks

Date: Thursday Mar 7, 2019, 7:00 pm

Join the Women in Economics Network for casual networking drinks to celebrate International Women’s Day, kick off the 2019 WEN events calendar and meet your new committee. Attendance is free. Drinks and food can be purchased at the bar. All are welcome (and encouraged) to attend; you do not need to be an ESA and/or WEN member.

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ABARES Outlook 2019

Date: Tuesday Mar 5, 2019, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Launched! ABARES Outlook 2019 conference welcomes delegates,  ABARES is please to announce the program launch of the Outlook 2019 conference, with registrations now open for delegates.

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Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2019)

Date: Thursday Feb 14, 2019, 8:30 am

From: Central Council

The Australian Gender Economics Workshop, co-hosted by RMIT University and the Women in Economics Network (WEN), will bring together a community of economic researchers and policy analysts to collectively contribute to the high quality evidence base needed to guide the pursuit of more gender equitable outcomes in society.

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WEN Gender Lensing Masterclass

Date: Wednesday Feb 13, 2019, 3:00 pm

From: Central Council

As part of the Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW2019) program, a special Masterclass on the topic of Gender Lensing will demonstrate an applied analysis of the gender-patterned effects of economic policy settings, delivered by Dr Janine Dixon (Centre of Policy Studies, Victoria University) and Professor Miranda Stewart (Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Australian National University).

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WEN Academic Career Mentoring Session

Date: Wednesday Feb 13, 2019, 9:30 am

From: Central Council

As part of the Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2019 program, the Women in Economics Network is hosting a Academic Career Development Session. This mentoring session will provide a supportive environment for early- and mid-career female academics to discuss their professional career goals and challenges, and receive career guidance and advice from senior academics in the field of economics. All female economics academics are welcome to participate. 

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Women in Economics AARES Seminar: Why Expectations and Diversity Matter

Date: Wednesday Feb 13, 2019, 12:00 am

Currently, the event is full but there is a waiting list. Please email Bethany.cooper@unisa.edu.au to go on the waiting list.

Women in Economics AARES Seminar: Why Expectations and Diversity Matter

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to a lunchtime event in Melbourne with special guest speaker Jill McCluskey, Economics Professor, Washington State University. This seminar is being held as part of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Conference.

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Women in Economics Secretaries Panel

Date: Wednesday Feb 6, 2019, 6:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network ACT, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and ANZ invite you to a panel discussion on the topic 'Lessons from the field – the best the public and private sectors can offer to tackle economic challenges in the domestic and international spheres.'

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WEN, NSW Branch Annual General Meeting

Date: Monday Feb 4, 2019, 6:00 pm

Notice is hereby given of the inaugural Annual General Meeting of the Women in Economics Network (ESA NSW Branch). 

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End of Year Wrap up with Melinda Cilento

Date: Thursday Nov 29, 2018, 6:00 pm

Join the Women in Economics Network Victorian Branch for our end-of-year celebration. We will wrap up our activities for the year and be joined by special guest, Melinda Cilento, who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA).

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Women in Economics End of Year Unwind

Date: Wednesday Nov 28, 2018, 5:30 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to an informal social event. This event is an opportunity to connect and enjoy the company of others in the economics profession, including those working in the private sector, government, academia and teaching.

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Australia Economic Outlook

Date: Thursday Nov 22, 2018, 7:15 am

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WEN & ESA Young Professionals econometrics showcase

Date: Wednesday Oct 24, 2018, 12:30 pm

Analysis of data is one of economics' most important tools, however, also one that is seen to be inaccessible. ESAYP and WEN are proud to present an econometrics showcase, featuring an applied workshop and discussion of four fields of econometrics. Join us on Wednesday 24 October at the Department of Treasury and Finance from 12:00 to 1:30pm featuring four sessions plus a light networking lunch.

 

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Women in Economics joins the Melbourne Institute Outlook Conference

Date: Thursday Oct 11, 2018, 12:00 am

The Women in Economics Network is proud to be taking part in the Melbourne Institute Outlook Conference, to be held on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 October 2018. The Outlook Conference is the leading national forum on economic and social policy in Australia, bringing together thought-leaders and policy influencers for rigorous discussion of the issues facing Australia today.

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How the tax system can narrow (or widen) the gender gap, a speech by the Hon Andrew Leigh MP

Date: Friday Sep 7, 2018, 2:00 pm

How the tax system can narrow (or widen) the gender gap. ESA NSW Branch and Women in Economics Network (WEN) are delighted to invite you to hear from the Hon Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer, as he shares his insights from his wealth of experience contributing to the public economic discussion.

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Short- and long-term consequences of teachers' gender biases

Date: Friday Aug 31, 2018, 12:00 pm

Presentation by Dr. Rigissa Megalokonomou, University of Queensland

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Women in Economics Event: In Conversation with Kelly O'Dwyer MP

Date: Wednesday Aug 29, 2018, 5:30 pm

The Victorian Branch of WEN invites all WEN members to join us for a conversation with the Hon. Kelly O’Dwyer MP, Minister for Women and Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations. This will be a privileged opportunity for WEN members to meet Kelly and discuss her Ministerial roles, the role of women in the economy, and initiatives to support women’s economic opportunities. We will also discuss the representation of, and challenges for, women in leadership and policy-making.

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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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