|Charles Beach |
|Robert Dimand |
| President Elect &|
|Jean-Yves Duclos |
| Vice President|
|Frances Woolley |
| Past President|
|Russell Davidson |
| Executive Director|
|Vivian Tran |
| Information Technology &|
|Werner Antweiler ||
August 2015 Newsletter:
The August 2015 newsletter is now available on our web site and covers news about the Association, with an introduction to our new CEA fellows Samuel Hollander and Robert Mundell, and tributes to the winners of the Harry Johnson Prize, the Mike McCracken Award, the Robert Mundell Prize, and the Doug Purvis Memorial Prize.
Doug Purvis Memorial Prize:
The CEA congratulates Kevin Milligan (Vancouver School of Economics and C.D. Howe Fellow in Residence) for winning the 2014 Doug Purvis Prize for his C.D. Howe Institute report “Tax Policy for a New Era: Promoting Economic Growth and Fairness.” — “Kevin Milligan has put forward a compelling plan to modernize Canada’s tax system,” stated William Robson, President and CEO of the CD Howe Institute. “All of us at the C.D. Howe Institute are delighted by this recognition of his work.”
2015 Amartya Sen Prize Contest: Call for Submissions:
The Yale Global Justice Program, Global Financial Integrity, and Academics Stand Against Poverty invite submissions of original essays of circa 7,000 to 9,000 words on the intelligent use of incentives toward curtailing corporations' use of tax evasion and avoidance, abusive transfer pricing, and all forms of illicit financial flows. Submission deadline is August 31, 2015.
Robert Mundell Prize Winner 2014:
The Robert Mundell Prize for the best article published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2014 by an early-career economist was awarded to David Amdur and Eylem Ersal for the paper “Trend Shocks and the Countercyclical U.S. Current Account?,” which appeared in the May 2014 issue of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Before his untimely death in May 2014, Amdur was Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at Muhlenberg College. Ersal is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.
Harry Johnson Prize Winner 2014:
The Harry Johnson Prize for the best article published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2014 was awarded to Philippe Belley, Marc Frenette, and Lance Lochner for “Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. and Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy?,” which appeared in the May 2014 issue of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Belley is Assistant Professor of Economics at Kansas State University, Frenette is staff at Statistics Canada, and Lochner is Professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario.
The Census Long Form—A Critical Tool for Better Understanding and Policy:
Three CEA presidents make the case for reinstating the mandatory long form for the 2016 census. Please read the full press release from February 10, 2015.
Source: Statistics Canada
Source: Statistics Canada
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