Young Economists Victoria

Events

Professional Development Seminar: Tracking the environmental footprint of firms in industrialising countries

Date: Thursday Nov 30, 2017, 12:30 pm

From: Victoria Branch

The next professional development seminar will be presented by Dr Leslie from the University of Melbourne who will discuss : Tracking the environmental footprint of firms in industrialising countries.

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Partner Event: Public Lecture with Joel Mokyr

Date: Monday Dec 4, 2017, 6:00 pm

From: Victoria Branch

Swinburne's Centre for Transformative Innovation is hosting a public lecture by Professor Joel Mokyr from Northwestern University who will discuss how rapidly improving research tools impact on future economic well-being and how the threats to growth are coming from the institutional-political direction, not traditional economic forces.

 

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Women in Economics Network: Gender gaps among academic economists

Date: Tuesday Dec 5, 2017, 12:00 pm

From: Victoria Branch

WEN (Victoria) is very pleased to welcome Professor Karen Mumford, who is visiting Australia from the University of York. In this seminar, Karen will look at what’s changed for women economists in academia and discuss the challenges they still encounter. She will share her recent analysis of the gender pay gap amongst academic economists in the UK and how it has (not) changed this century. 

We thank the Markets, Culture and Behaviours Group within the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University, for their support of this WEN event.

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Women in Economics Network Christmas Party: In Conversation with Karen Chester

Date: Thursday Dec 14, 2017, 5:00 pm

From: Victoria Branch

Please join us on the Terrace of PWC for some Christmas festivities and a celebration of WENs first year! As part of the evening, Deputy Chair of the Productivity Commission, Karen Chester, will share her experiences and insights about life as an economist.

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Latest News

EMINENT SPEAKER - 2017

We are delighted to announce that Dr John C Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will be our Eminent Speaker for 2017. 

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NEP POLL 14 - GAMBLING

The final poll for 2016 is on the subject of gambling.  We asked our panellists to comment on the following proposition: "The social costs of gambling exceed the benefits (including consumer surplus from recreational gambling and tax revenue for governments)"

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Welcome

The Economic Society of Australia (Young Professionals) is a branch of the Economic Society of Australia (Victoria) dedicated to providing networking and professional development opportunities to young professional economists in the first ten or so years of their career.

We run a broad range of monthly events - to see our upcoming events schedule visit our events page.

To learn about the benefits of becoming an ESA Young Professionals member, see our membership page.

For more details on events, membership or anything else please cont hesitate to contact us.

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