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ACE2017 Economics for Better Lives

The NSW Branch are very excited to be hosting ACE 2017 which will be held at the Sofitel Hotel Sydney from 19-21 July 2017.

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 Forecasting for Cost Benefit Analysis Forum

Forecasting for Cost Benefit Analysis -  This year's Cost Benefit Analysis Forum will be held at SMC, Sydney on Friday 14 October, with the theme Forecasting for Cost Benefit Analysis.  Speakers include Dr Peter Abelson, Professor David Hensher, Professor Leo Dobes and Nicki Hutley. 

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Date From : Fri Oct 14, 2016 : 08:30
Date To : Fri Oct 14, 2016 : 18:00

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RBA/ESA Economics Competition 2016

The Reserve Bank of Australia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 RBA/ESA Economics Competition for undergraduate students at an accredited Australian university. The competition was run in conjunction with the Economic Society of Australia (ESA) and the UNSW Economics Society.

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IEA Stiglitz Essay Prize

"It is with great pleasure that we are writing to you to inform you that we have awarded the first and runner up prizes in the Stiglitz Essay Prize (SEP) in honor of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz......

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RBA Economic Growth Targets

Panellists were asked: The Reserve Bank of Australia should be tasked with targeting nominal economic growth rather than inflation.

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Vale Thomas Valentine

We are deeply saddened by the news that Professor Thomas Valentine passed away last week.

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Emerging Economist Series 2016/17

Registration is now open for the 2016/17 Emerging Economist Series.

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The Brexit: Impact on Citizens

Our latest National Economic Panel Poll asked members to comment on the impact Brexit will have on UK Citizens.

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Awards 2016

 

Announcement of the 2016 Awards - pictured here is L-R Dr Matthew Butlin presenting Professor Ian Harper with the Distinguished Public Policy Fellow Award, and Paul Oslington, representing NSW the nominating Branch.

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Events

ACE2017 - Call for Papers

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Saturday Oct 1, 2016, 12:00 am

ACE2017 Call for Papers: The annual conference of the Economic Society of Australia, hosted in 2017 by the NSW Branch at the Sofitel Hotel in Sydney, provides a forum for academic, government and business economists to consider issues such as inequality and poverty, financial regulation, taxation reform, education reform, mental health, regional trade agreements, international migration flows, and overseas aid.

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The Future of International Economic Engagement

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Oct 6, 2016, 12:45 pm

Dr Martin Parkinson PSM, Secretary to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and former RBA Board member will address the Australian Government's work to strengthen the effectiveness of the G20.

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The US Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 11, 2016, 12:30 pm

Australian Business Economists (ABE) are pleased to present a lunchtime briefing and discussion with Dr Charles Evans, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

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14th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Oct 14, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The University of South Australia and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are very proud to invite you to the 14th Competition Law and Economics Workshop. The Workshop will be a forum for discussion and networking bringing together national and international thought leaders and key stakeholders, including regulators, lawyers, economists, judges, academics, business and industry leaders and more.

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Forecasting for Cost Benefit Analysis Forum

Event Type: co-hosted event

Date: Friday Oct 14, 2016, 8:30 am

Forecasting for Cost Benefit Analysis -  This year's Cost Benefit Analysis Forum will be held at SMC, Sydney on Friday 14 October, with the theme Forecasting for Cost Benefit Analysis.  Speakers include Dr Peter Abelson, Professor David Hensher, Professor Leo Dobes and Nicki Hutley. 

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Intellectual Property: Economics, Diplomacy and Australia's Strategic Interests

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 19, 2016, 6:00 pm

The Lowy Institute invites ESA members to attend a lecture by prominent economic commentator Nicholas Gruen on how IP arrangements are increasingly constrained by international agreements. 

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Thomas Piketty at Sydney Opera House

Event Type: Wide/Public Interest

Date: Sunday Oct 23, 2016, 5:00 pm

Before Pope Francis and Barack Obama declared inequality the defining issue of our time, French economist Thomas Piketty exploded the bestseller lists with a 700-page book called Capital in the 21st Century.

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Lunchtime Seminar: Partial competition between passenger airlines

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Oct 27, 2016, 1:00 pm

In some cases in this network industry, there can be competition between airlines serving the same specific routes. In other cases, there can be either tacit collusion or permitted collaboration.

Note there is a new time slot for this month's lunchtime seminar - 1.00pm till 2.15pm

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The American Election and Trump: The Implications

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Nov 2, 2016, 12:30 pm

Australian Business Economists (ABE) invite you to a lunch time briefing at which former New South Wales Premier and Foreign Minister Bob Carr surveys the US political scene and its implications for Australia.

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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Registration is now OPEN for the Australian Statistical Conference 2016 (ASC 2016) which will take place from 5 December – 9 December 2016 in Canberra, Australia. The theme of the Conference is Big Data: Mining, Analysing and Teaching. 

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IEA 18th World Congress

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Jun 19, 2017, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The International Economic Association (IEA) is pleased to announce its 18th World Congress to be held at Expo Bancomer, Santa Fe, Mexico City between Monday 19 and Friday 23 June 2017. Call for Papers submission date closes 31 October.

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Welcome

Welcome to the New South Wales Branch of the Economic Society of Australia

The NSW Branch of the Economic Society of Australia was formed in 1925, making it one of the most established professional associations in Australia. The rich history of activities continues, and with a strong membership, it is the largest of the state branches in Australia. 

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