Category Archives: Coming Events

One for the discriminating seminar attendee

I’m giving a talk on Monday, presenting preliminary results from a couple of discrimination experiments. Details below. Are racial and ethnic minorities disadvantaged in Australia? Evidence from two randomized field experiments Alison Booth, Andrew Leigh, and Elena Varganova 12.30-2pm, Monday … Continue reading

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Happiness postponed

I had been planning to hold a conference on happiness at the ANU on 2 June, but have decided to cancel it. Something similar may go ahead in 2009. Apologies to anyone who had been eagerly awaiting it.

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Tuesday Talks

I’m giving two talks on Tuesday 18 March, both of which are open to the public. Media Slant (with Joshua Gans) 12.30-1.30pm Coombs Seminar Room A, ANU What do economists know about schools? 5.30pm for 6-7pm Canberra Club, West Row, … Continue reading

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Free to Choose?

My friend Gigi Foster is running a fascinating workshop on ‘Managing Selection in the Analysis of Economic Outcomes’ at the University of South Australia from 28-29 July. There’s no registration fee, and she has arranged for the splendid Bruce Weinberg … Continue reading

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The New Economics of Smoking

On 8 April, Francesca Cornaglia is giving a lunchtime lecture at ANU on ‘The New Economics of Smoking’. All welcome. Flyer here.

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Leap Year Talk

I’m giving a talk at the end of the month at the University of Queensland. Details below. Are State Elections Affected by the National Economy? Evidence from Australia (with Mark McLeish) 10.30am – 12.00pm Friday, 29 February  Room 106, Colin … Continue reading

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ANU Economics & Democracy Conference

I’m co-organising an ANU conference on Economics and Democracy on 8-10 December. Our call for papers is over the fold.

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Coming Conferences

I’m co-organising four conferences at ANU in 2008. For two of them, the speaking list will be by invitation: 11th Australasian Labour Econometrics Workshop, 25-26 April 2008  Happiness Research, 2 June 2008 For the other two, we’re issuing an open call … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – New Techniques in Development Economics

I’m co-organising an ANU conference on ‘New Techniques in Development Economics’ on June 19-20, 2008. We’ve just issued a call for papers – details below. CALL FOR PAPERS NEW TECHNIQUES IN DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS JUNE 19-20, 2008 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY The Research … Continue reading

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ANU RSSS Economics Seminar Schedule – Dec/Jan

The seminar schedule from now until the end of January is over the fold. All seminars are in the HC Coombs building, and are open to the public.

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Forthcoming ANU RSSS Economics Seminars

The ANU RSSS Economics seminar schedule for the remainder of the year is over the fold.

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ANU Economics Showcase

On 28-29 November 2007, ANU will be holding a conference to showcase economics research from across campus. Attendance is free – details here. If you’re a research-inclined undergraduate or Masters student, we might even pay your way.

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Is Saturday the Safe Day?

I’m presenting a seminar at the University of Melbourne next Tuesday (October 9), on the topic “Are Weekend Births More Dangerous?”. As with the last ANU seminar on this topic, it’ll be on a “please do not quote or cite” … Continue reading

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Economic Exposition

For the last decade or two, ANU and the University of Western Australia have been running a conference for PhD students. As well as being a chance for final-year PhD students to present their work, it’s the closest thing that … Continue reading

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Do Economists Protest?

With all the anti-APEC protests taking place in Sydney this week, it’s a pity that there isn’t something to give a bit of balance. After all, one of APEC’s greatest achievements is to get all developed members to commit to … Continue reading

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BlogConf

On 28 September, QUT lecturer Peter Black will be holding an Australian Blogging Conference in Brisbane. Registration is free. Details here. As Peter describes it: This will not be a conference in the traditional sense.  It will be relatively informal.  … Continue reading

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Aug-Sept Econ Talks

The Aug-Sept ANU RSSS Economics seminar schedule is over the fold.

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Viewquaker Visits

Next Tuesday, the economists and philosophers at ANU are jointly hosting a seminar by George Mason University professor Robin Hanson. He’ll be speaking on the topic “Why You Don’t Tell the Truth: The Irrationality of Disagreement”. Details below. 12.00-1.30pm Tuesday … Continue reading

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SMS is short for seminars

The ANU RSSS Economics seminar schedule is now available on Google Calendar. You can view the schedule as an agenda, daily or weekly. Indeed, if you’re really keen, you can set things up so that an SMS comes to your … Continue reading

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ANU RSSS Economics Seminar Schedule: July-Aug 2007

Our seminar schedule for the next 2 months is below.

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Australian food stamps?

I’ll unfortunately be out of town for it, but my colleague Bob Gregory is organising a topical lecture on 19 July. All welcome, no registration required. Research School of Social Sciences Theme Seminar Series F H Gruen Lecture At 5.00pm … Continue reading

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Rural Futures

On July 20-21, some of my more ethnographic colleagues are running an event on the topical topic of ‘Rural Futures in Developed Countries’. Details over the fold.

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A plethora of econ talks

The RSSS Economics seminar schedule for June-July is over the fold.

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Org. Ec.

Andrew Wait at Sydney University is holding a workshop on Organization Economics on 27 July. The paper deadline is 25 June. Details here.

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Tricks of the Argumentative Trade

My ANU philosophy colleagues are running a fascinating-looking event on ‘Tricks of the Argumentative Trade’ from 3.30-5.30pm on Mon 25 June. Details over the fold. Also, just a quick reminder that I’ll be speaking at an early childhood event in … Continue reading

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Starting Early

On June 20, I’m speaking at an event at Melbourne Business School on early childhood intervention, along with Frank Oberklaid, Sue Richardson, and Ross Homel. Details over the fold.

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ANU RSSS Seminars in May & June

The ANU RSSS economics seminar schedule for May-June is over the fold. All seminars are held in the Coombs Building at ANU.

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Indigenous Crime Event Next Monday

Just a quick reminder about the ANU Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Indigenous Crime event scheduled for next Monday afternoon (details here). And to whet your appetite, here’s a recent paper co-authored by one of the speakers, Boyd Hunter. The economic and … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Indigenous Crime

I’m organising an event on ‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Indigenous Crime’ at ANU on 28 May. Details over the fold. All welcome.

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Testing the trickle-down theory

Next Tuesday, 8 May, I’ll be presenting a seminar on ‘Top Incomes and Growth’ in the ANU RSPAS seminar series. It’ll be in Seminar Room B of the HC Coombs Building, and will run from 2.00-3.30pm. The work is all … Continue reading

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