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Awards 2024

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at ACE24, held in Adelaide.  Read on to find out who won the 2024 ESA National Awards.


Budget 2024

Poll 64

Top economists give budget modest rating and doubt inflation will fall as planned.

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Western Australian GST deal

Poll 63

April Poll - panellists were asked about the GST deal with Western Australia.  The following two questions were posed: 

"Is the long-standing arrangement broadly the best method of distributing the nationally-collected GST revenue?" and "Should the 2018 changes be kept or scrapped?"

Responses (997)

ACE 2024

The Australian Conference of Economists was held in Adelaide, SA from 10-12 July.  Presented papers will be published on our website in due course. 

Next year's ACE will be held at UTS in Sydney and coincides with the Society's 100 year anniversary.  Preparations are well underway to bring members a very special event - please stay tuned for more details about ACE25.  In the meantime, hold the date of 6-9 July 2025 and register your interest via the dedicated ACE25 website.

Transition to net zero - ape the US Inflation Reduction Act?

Poll 62

Panellists were asked "Which of the options set out below best describes the kind of approach the Australian government should take to the US Inflation Reduction Act? (Pick 1)"

Responses (50)

Unreserved - RBA's latest release of digitised archival records

The Reserve Bank has been releasing a large volume of digitised archival records to the public through our digital archive (called Unreserved). These records span nearly 200 years of Australia’s economic, financial and social history. The latest release includes records about the work and influence of Dr HC Coombs along with additional records from the Bank’s Research Department, with much of the new information covering the period from the Bank’s ‘separation’ from the original Commonwealth Bank in 1960 through to the early 1970s.


Follow us on Twitter

We are delighted to announce the launch of ESA's Twitter account.  Keep up to date with economics-related topics and be part of the conversation.


Awards 2023

A number of prestigious awards were bestowed upon worthy economists at ACE2023, held in Brisbane.  Read on to find out who won the 2023 ESA National Awards.



WEN After work drinks

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Jul 19, 2024, 5:00 pm

Join us for an informal event hosted by WEN at Fox Friday Hobart.

An opportunity for anyone with an interest in economics to catch up informally for drinks, connections and thought-provoking discussion. Members of WEN, ESA Tas and the Tasmanian Behavioural Network are warmly invited. No need to register - just come along.



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