Economics Newsletter 09 12 by nFuf7J1e


									                                     Newsletter September 2012
                                                  September Seminars
                                                  3 Sept, 1pm – Joe Hirschberg, Brown Bag
                                                  4 Sept 1pm – Rui Esteves, Oxford Uni
                                                  5 Sept, 3:30pm – Leslie Martin, Melb Uni
                                                  “What is the Cost of Enreliable Power? The
                                                  Impact of India’s Intermittent Electricity
                                                  Supply on Firms”
                                                  7 Sept, 11am – Benjamin Hermalin,
                                                  University of California Berkerly
                                                  10 Sept, 1pm – Ian King, Brown Bag
                                                  11 Sept, 1pm– Avner Offer, Oxford Uni

                                                  12 Sept, 3:30pm – Gaurab Aryal, ANU

Share your Dish Day                               14 Sept, 3:15pm – Jacob Madsen, Monash
                                                  Uni “Human Capital Formation and
Professional Staff had a ‘share your favorite     Knowledge Production”
dish day’ on Monday, Aug 20. The cashew
curry by Wasana, noodles by Rosy,                 21 Sept, 3:15pm – Tara Sinclair, George
Rosemary’s eggplant bake and the Apple            Washington Uni                                 Thank You to Volunteers
Yogurt Cake by Imogen were the most
popular of the day!                               28 Sept, 11am – Shino Takayama, UQ             Another Open Day is over and I think it
Quynh’s morocco chicken, Brooke’s nachos,                                                        was very successful. We certainly
Ami’s pasta, Kathryn’s salad, Nahid’s sweets                                                     seemed to have lots of interest at our
and Jacqui’s cupcakes get a special mention                                                      stands. Thanks to all our volunteers at
too.                                                                                             Open Day Aug 19:
                                                  Did you know…
                                                                                                 for Economics Reshad Ahsan, Mabel
                                                  …the GSBE Student Centre was recently          Andalon, Jeff Borland, David Byrne, Mick
Important Deadline                                ranked No. 1 for customer service within the   Coelli, Suzie Collins, Robert Dixon, Chris
Early Bird registration for the 2012 Economic     University in a recent mystery shopper         Edmond, John Freebairn, Bill Griffiths,
and Social Outlook Conference run by the          exercise. This is the second year in a row     Wasana Karunarathne, Ian King,
Melbourne Institute closes 31 August 2012.        achievement for GSBE. Well done to staff       Rosemary Lombardo, Jenny Lye, Preeta
                                                  there!                                         Philip, Chris Skeels, and Tom Wilkening,
Funding for Visiting Research and Eminent
                                                  ….to continue the ranking theme, the
Research Scholar application due to Faculty                                                      and for Actuarial Studies Ping Chen,
                                                  University ranked #1 university in Australia
Research Unit by 8 October, 2012                                                                 Daniel Dufresne, Shane Wu and Jin
                                                  in the general Shanghai Jiao Tong ranking,
                                                  #57 in the world.                              Zhou.

Dates for your Diary                              …and to yet again continue the ranking         Thanks also to Nilss for putting in some
                                                  theme: Melbourne was yet again ranked the      time at our stand in the Spot.
Drinks to celebrate Tom Wilkening’s AER           “most livable city in the World” by The
publication                                       Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global
31 Aug, 4pm, University House                                                                    It is an important occasion for the
                                                  Liveability Report.                            department and I greatly appreciate
Downing Lecture “A Warrant for Pain:                                                             people giving up part of their weekend.
Market Liberalism, 1970 – 2010”                                                                  Special thanks to Suzie who co-ordinated
Prof Avner Offer, University of Oxford                                                           and was there all day.
6 Sept at 6pm, Public Lecture Theatre
                                                                                                 David Dickson

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