Tasmania

 

Navigating Australia's transition away from fossil fuels

Date

From: Wednesday October 11, 2023, 5:30 pm

To: Wednesday October 11, 2023, 7:00 pm

Fossil fuels account for over one-quarter of Australia’s merchandise exports, and the global shift to decarbonisation could see demand contract considerably. Join us as Cedric Hodges presents the findings of this study using a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of the Australian economy tailored to include fossil-fuel-producing sectors, workers and households. 

This presentation will explore the impact of an uncompensated shock to fossil fuel demand, taking into account the announced climate policies of our major trading partners. Cedric will also look at a range of policy responses to aid workers and households through the transition.

Join us in person from 5:30pm for refreshments and discussion or online.

This event will be held in the Flinders Seminar Room, KPMG Building, 100 Melville Street Hobart - enter from Harrington Street.

The talk will commence at 6pm, followed by the opportunity to ask questions.

Cedric Hodges

Cedric Hodges leads the Deloitte Access Economics team in Tasmania and the Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling team across Australia.

He has led the national Deloitte Access Economics CGE modelling team for almost a decade. Cedric is based in Hobart but has worked in the modelling area of Treasury in Canberra for more than five years. He helped develop their in-house CGE model and deliver the modelling to support the formation of government climate change policy and the Asian Century White Paper.

Cedric has a first-class honours degree in economics, having written his thesis on CGE modelling, and a Master’s degree from ANU, where he is now completing his PhD.

 

Refreshments from 5:30pm

Lecture commences 6:00pm

Following the lecture, there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion.

 

Bookings are now closed




Venue

Flinders Seminar Rm (AH.AH01.L01.G06), UTAS

KPMG Building (entry Harrington St), 100 Melville Street, Hobart TAS 7000


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