Presidential Address: Nancy Gallini (UBC), "Do Patents Work? Thickets, Trolls and Antibiotic Resistance"
Purvis Lecture: Rafael M. Di Tella (Harvard University), "Populism and the Charm of Incompetent Politicians"
CWEN Luncheon Speaker: Hilary Hoynes (UC Berkeley), "Income Support and Poverty During the Great Recession"
Innis Lecture: Nancy Olewiler (Simon Fraser University), "Canada's Dependence on Natural Capital Wealth: Was Innis Wrong?"
State of the Art Lectures:
Bank of Canada Fellowship Lecture: Thomas Lemieux (UBC), "Middle-class Wages in Canada and the United States"
Canadian Public Policy Lecture: Peter Burton (Dalhousie University) and Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University), "The Economic Well-being of Canadian Children"
Environment and Climate Change Canada Special Lecture: Meredith Fowlie (University of California, Berkeley), "Field Experiments in Environmental Economics"
CDESG Keynote Speaker: Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University), "Education and Long Term Social Mobility in Benin"