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ANU Research School of Economics - Economic Policy Masterclass

Event Details

Fri 1 Dec 2017, 8:00pm
Sat 2 Dec 2017, 12:30am
Time Zone
National Press Club of Australia, 16 National Circuit Barton ACT 2600

The ANU Research School of Economics is hosting the ANU Economic Policy Masterclass on Friday December 1st at the National Press Club of Australia. This event is aimed at public and private sector industry professionals working in government, policy and economic roles who are looking to take the next step in their career.

If you have been considering further postgraduate study in Economics at the ANU, the Economic Policy Masterclass will be a preview of some of the exciting courses that you would undertake in a postgraduate study in Economics at the ANU.

The interactive masterclass will entail workshops in poverty and development policies, gender in economics, taxation and politics, contemporary policy issues in Australia and an overview of the different postgraduate programs in Economics at the ANU.   Following the workshops will be a networking lunch with ANU's best researchers in Economics and other industry professionals working in the field. 


9.00 Arrival 
9.05 Introductions (Dr Jose Rodrigues-Neto)
9.15 Poverty and Development Policies (Professor Xin Meng)
9.45 Q&A
9.50 Homo Oeconomicus and Gender in Economics (Professor Alison Booth)
10.20 Q&A
10.25 Break
10.30 Taxes, Education and Politics (Associate Professor Maria Racionero)
11.00 Q&A
11.05 Contemporary Policy Issues in Australia (Professor Bob Gregory)
11.35 Panel Discussion
12.30 Lunch
1.30 Close