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WEN Workshop: Writing for digital content - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Apr 15, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Do you wish you had more opportunities to share your ideas about economics? Is there research you’ve done, a great book you recently read, or observations about the world you can offer, which could be promoted and shared via social media?  Do you possibly also wish there were more female voices in public discussions and media commentary about economic issues?  The timing of this event is 12.30pm - 2.00pm AEST.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: Women in Economics Network Event

Date: Monday Apr 12, 2021, 12:15 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to our first face-to-face event in 12 months – a lunchtime seminar with special guest speaker, Barbara Pocock, Emeritus Professor at the University of South Australia. Professor Pocock will discuss the following topic: What has COVID-19 done to work: what’s changed, what’s remained the same and what lessons can be learned for our future?

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WEN Qld - Economists abroad - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Mar 29, 2021, 12:00 pm

At a time when working overseas seems an impossible dream, tune in to hear the experiences of three Queensland economists who followed their dream to work overseas. They will share with you some of their experiences, work and personal, including their last year in lockdowns across the world. Timing: 12pm Brisbane / 1pm Sydney, Melbourne Canberra / 3pm NZ

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Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Friday Mar 26, 2021, 12:00 pm

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted both the centrality of the contributions by women, for example at the front line as health care workers, caregivers, innovators, community organizers. It has also highlighted the disproportionate burdens that women carry. Women leaders and women’s organizations have also demonstrated their skills, knowledge and networks to effectively lead in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.

 

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WEN AGM (SA Branch) and virtual networking event - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Mar 17, 2021, 5:30 pm

The SA Women in Economics Network (WEN) invites members to attend its 2021 AGM. The AGM will be held virtually via Zoom and will be followed by a virtual networking session. Please join us to discuss our achievements in 2020 (despite the pandemic!) and our plans for the upcoming year.  Timing of this event is ACST.

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WEN NSW AGM - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Mar 16, 2021, 12:30 pm

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

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WEN Professional Development - Apply Now - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Friday Mar 5, 2021, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network is offering a professional development opportunity for members: Be heard in meetings and get your message across

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Policy Symposium: Educating the Next Generation of Economists - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Feb 9, 2021, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

This Policy Symposium is being held as part of the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop and has been made available to those that are unable to make the two-day AGEW event but would like to register to attend this symposium.

The timing of this event is 5.00pm until 6.15pm AEDT (Sydney Melbourne Canberra).

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2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Feb 8, 2021, 8:45 am

From: Central Council

We are delighted to announce that registrations for the 2021 Australian Gender Economics Workshop are now open.  The workshop will be held virtually during Australian Eastern Daylight Time (Sydney/Melb/Canberra) from Monday the 8th – Tuesday 9th February 2021.  You can view the final program here.

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WEN Webinar - Women and the Budget - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Nov 26, 2020, 1:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network, in partnership with Griffith University, invites you to an end-of-year webinar discussion to explore this issue and consider whether the government's budget responses have adequately addressed these gender-patterned impacts. Note: timing for this event is 1pm AEST.

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Global Trade and Investment and COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Nov 4, 2020, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

What are the consequences and outlook for global trade and investment and for Australia in the context COVID-19 Join us for a discussion between Jenny Gordon (@DFAT ChiefEconomists), Heather Cotching (Acting Chief Economist, Austrade) and Kim Mundy (International economist, CBA), hosted by Lisa Elliston (The Treasury)

Timing of this event is AEDT.

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Economics, Psychology, Neuroscience: Behavioural economics from three perspectives - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Oct 29, 2020, 4:00 pm

From: Central Council

Behavioural economics has cemented its place as an important discipline within the broader economics profession. It also follows a long tradition of economists borrowing from other fields of study. While economics has historically had strong links with political science, maths and data science; behavioural economics has opened the door to drawing on insights from neuroscience, psychology, sociology and anthropology. Timing of this event is 4:00pm – 5:00pm AEDT

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2020 Young Economist Address and 2020 ESA Awards - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Oct 26, 2020, 5:30 pm

From: Central Council

Annual ESA National Awards and the 2020 Young Economist Address: The Young and Economists in the Covid Era 

In this talk, 2019 ESA Young Economist of the Year Professor Gigi Foster will share her research findings and reflections related to the Covid-19 crisis in Australia, focussing especially on what it means to be young and what it means to be an economist in Australia today.   Times shown are AEDT.

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WEN economists discuss the Federal Budget 2020/21: key issues and the outlook for economic recovery - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Oct 13, 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us to hear two leading economists from our WEN network discuss the Federal Budget release, including a focus on the outlook for economic recovery in Australia. This will be a panel session featuring Jo Masters (EY) and Felicity Emmett (ANZ), and moderated by Rebecca Hiscock-Croft (EY). It will be an interactive session, with a focus on Q&A and discussion with webcast participants.  TIMING OF THIS EVENT IS AEDT

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Economic well-being: Is GDP the right measure? - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Gross Domestic Product, while used so often, has long been criticised as a less than perfect measure of economic well-being. Alternative measures have been proposed to better reflect of societal well-being, and more recently, conventional measures of GDP are being re-examined to incorporate the growing importance of online economic transactions and globalisation. This webinar is brought to you by WEN QLD Branch.  The timings shown are AEST.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Regulation of digital platforms - Australian experience - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Sep 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

The rise of digital platforms has come with many benefits for consumers and business, but also poses new regulatory challenges. Following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (the ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report, Australia has seen significant recent discussion on the role of privacy and data security, as well as the bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and major platforms such as Google and Facebook.

This event coincides with Social Sciences Week.

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Alternative Careers Using Economics - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Sep 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

From: Central Council

Have you ever considered where studying economics might take you – aside from careers with the job title ‘economist’? Join our panel as they discuss their career paths and where an economics degree has taken them (so far!). The SA Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA).

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Professor Ian Harper AO - Delivering the Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Aug 27, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

2020 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Professor Ian Harper AO - The Human Dimension of Good Economic Policy-making

The late Ted Evans, like many of his generation, understood innately that economic policy-making affects people’s lives in more fundamental ways than numbers can ever capture. In this lecture, Ian Harper will draw on his extensive policy experience in financial regulation, wages policy, competition policy and, most recently, monetary policy during the pandemic to discuss the ways in which his own approach to good economic policy-making has been shaped by Ted’s example in keeping one eye on how the policy advice translates into the lives of ordinary people..

The annual Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture is a partnership between ESA Qld, UQ, QUT and Griffith University. 

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Economic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and the United States, with The Hon. Nick Greiner AC - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Aug 19, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Join WEN NSW Branch in conversation with The Hon Nick Greiner AC. We will canvass a range of issues covering economic opportunities and challenges for Australia, in particular the policy responses to COVID, the upcoming US elections, US-Australia trade and investment relations, and diversity in politics and economics.

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To study (or not to study) economics: Results of the RBA student survey - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Aug 13, 2020, 10:00 am

From: Central Council

Student enrolment numbers in economics have starkly declined in Australian high schools over recent decades. Furthermore, diversity among economics students on the basis of gender and socioeconomic background has also declined during this time. These statistics prompt us to ask what has contributed towards these trends?.  This event is brought to you by the Women in Economics Network and the timing is 10am until 11am AEST.

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The Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Aug 12, 2020, 5:00 pm

Join Women in Economics and Women in Energy for an online panel discussion on the Role of Energy Investment in the Economic Recovery from COVID-19. Note: the timing of this event is AWST

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Improving Women's Financial Literacy - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Aug 6, 2020, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

Join our expert panel from the public sector and academia as they discuss women’s financial literacy and why it needs to improve, particularly in the current context - with women’s economic wellbeing disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This webinar event has been organised by the Women in Economics Network, as part of the ESA National Seminar Series. Timings are AEST.

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The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Jul 22, 2020, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

NOTE - NEW DATE Join the Economic Society of Australia for a presentation by Saul Eslake titled ’The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic’. In this presentation, Saul will discuss the spread of COVID-19 and the extent of the resulting economic shutdowns. He will provide commentary on how the economies of Australia’s major trading partners have been affected, and then provide a more detailed look at the impact on the Australian economy.  The timing of this event is AEST.

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Leadership During a Crisis - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) is very pleased to host this webinar as part of the national seminar program with the Economics Society of Australia (ESA). 

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critically important role and responsibility of leaders in guiding society towards a collective goal. Much attention has been placed on heads of government worldwide, and comparing the relative effectiveness of their leadership styles and handling of the crisis situation.

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