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Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Study Group Annual Conference: It is our great pleasure to announce that the 26th annual meeting of the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economists (CREE) Study Group will be held September 30 through October 2, 2016, in Banff, Alberta. Proposal / paper submission The organizing committee invites the submission of abstracts (2 pages) or full papers on topics related to environmental, energy and resource economics. Submissions should be in PDF format and the submission deadline is June 30, 2016. Please go to in order to submit your paper proposal to the organizing committee. Student travel grants CREE will provide up to six travel grants (up to $750 each) to Ph.D. students whose papers have been accepted for presentation at the conference. To be eligible for consideration for funding, a full paper must be submitted and the presenter of the paper has to be a graduate student. Students who are interested in applying for the grant must indicate their intention and provide information confirming eligibility at the time of submission by sending an email to . Contact information All inquiries should be sent to: Background The objective of CREE is to provide a forum for researchers and policy analysts in resource and environmental economics to share ideas, questions and research findings. The annual CREE conference is deliberately kept small, usually with about 20-30 papers selected for presentation and discussion, and about 60 delegates in attendance. This setting fosters a high level interaction among participants and results in valuable feedback for presenters. It also provides a setting for emerging scholars to meet and interact with academics and policy analysts from across the country and, indeed, from around the world. We look forward to seeing you in Alberta this fall! Jennifer Winter, Lucija Muehlenbachs and Pamela Campa Co-Chairs more>>
CEA 2016 Ottawa Conference Prize Winners: The Canadian Economics Association congratulates the following Prize winners – who had awards conferred during the CEA Annual Meetings in Ottawa, June 2016. ************************************************** Doug Purvis Memorial Prize: The winner of the Doug Purvis Memorial Prize for 2015 is The Ecofiscal Comission for their report: "The Way Forward: A Practical Approach to Reducing Canada's Greenhouse Gas Emissions". ************************************************** The Rae Prize: 2016: Fabian Lange (McGill University) ************************************************** Harry Johnson Prize: The Harry Johnson Prize for the best article published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2015 was awarded to Gregor Smith and Nicolas-Guillaume Martineau for their article:"Identifying Fiscal Policy (In)effectiveness from the Differential Counter-Cyclicality of Government Spending in the Interwar Period" published in the November 2015 issue of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Gregor W. Smith is the Douglas D. Purvis Professor of Economics at Queen's University, and Nicolas-Guillaume Martineau is a Professor at York University. ************************************************** Robert Mundell Prize: The Robert Mundell Prize for the best article published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2015 by an early-career economist was awarded to Alex Chernoff for his paper: "Between a Cap and a Higher Price: Modeling the Price of Dairy Quotas under Price Ceiling Legislation," which appeared in the November 2015 issue of the Canadian Journal of Economics Alex Chernoff is a Doctoral Candidate at Queen's University. ************************************************** Vanderkamp Prize: Ryan Cardwell, Chad Lawley and Di Xiang for the best article in 2015 in Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politique with "Milked and Feathered: The Regressive Welfare Effects of Canada's Supply Management Regime". ************************************************** Canadian Women Economists Network/Réseau de Femmes Économistes (CWEN/RFÉ) Young Researcher Prize: 2016: Svetlana Demidova (McMaster University) ************************************************** CEA Distinguished Service Award: Christopher Green (McGill University) ************************************************** Mike McCracken Award: The Mike McCracken Award recognizes theoretical and applied contribution to the development or use of economic statistics in Canada. Sadly Mike McCracken died since our last meetings. Mike is well known within Canada for the many ways he contributed to the development of economic statistics: in particular he was a strong supporter of Statistics Canada, the Canadian Employment Research Forum and the Canadian Econometric Study Group. In 2010, he was the first winner of this award which bears his name. This year the committee has chosen to honour Russell Davidson (McGill University) and James MacKinnon (Queen’s University). ************************************************** Bank of Canada: Graduate Student Paper Award (2016): Li, Bingjing (University of British Columbia)
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