[Maple Leaf]
36th Annual Meeting of the CEA

Thursday, May 30 - Sunday, June 2, 2002
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

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Call for Papers

The Canadian Economics Association would like to invite anyone wishing to present a paper at the 2002 Annual Meeting to submit an abstract of the paper by February 28, 2002. Abstracts must be written in English or French. An entire paper may be submitted if it is available, but it must include an abstract. Please submit your abstract using our on-line registration form for paper presenters. The submission deadline has passed. No further submissions are accepted. Note that this form is only for the participation in individual sessions, not for general conference registration. If you want to submit an entire paper, please send your submission to

         Jean-Marie Dufour
         Université de Montréal, C.R.D.E., CEA Program Chair
         3150, rue Jean-Brillant, bureau C-6088
         C.P. 6128, Succ. centre-ville
         Montréal, PQ, H3C 3J7
         Phone: +1-514-343-2400
         Fax: +1-514-343-5831
         E-mail: cea2002@umontreal.ca

Whether or not a paper is submitted by e-mail or regular mail, the abstract must be submitted using the on-line registration form for paper presenters. The abstract should not exceed about 150 words. All fields of specialization within economics will be considered. If you are submitting your paper by e-mail, you must include one or more JEL classification codes. Also, please include the names of one or two possible discussants. By submitting a paper, you indicate that you are also willing to serve as a discussant and/or program chair at other sessions. Please state your principal areas of specialization.

Please note that, in order to present a paper at the Annual Meeting, you must be a member of the Canadian Economics Association, and you must also register for the meeting. If you are not a member or have not registered for the conference, you may join or register after you find out whether your paper is accepted for presentation.

Conference Highlights

Purvis Luncheon
Speaker: Guy Laroque (INSEE)
Topic: Optimal Incentives for Labor Force Participation

Innis Lecture
Speaker: Thomas Lemieux (UBC)
Topic: The Economics and Econometrics of Earnings Inequality

Presidential Address
Speaker: James MacKinnon (Queen's University)
Topic: Bootstrap Inference in Econometrics

Special Topics / Invited Speakers
Arthur Robson (University of Western Ontatio): Economics and Biology
Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University): Financial Crises, Inflation and Real Exchange Rate Variability
René Garcia and Eric Renault (Université de Montréal): Recent Developments in Option Pricing Theory and Econometrics

Conference Program

Authors are encouraged to provide web access to their conference papers, preferably as PDF files. We are able to host PDF files on our economics.ca web server for those who do not have convenient access to a web server of their own. If you wish to add a web link to your conference paper or place your paper on the economics.ca web server, please contact Werner Antweiler at werner.antweiler@ubc.ca.

Social Events

  • Innis Reception - Friday, May 31
    included in delegates fee; accompanying person/guest: $20
  • Presidential Reception - Saturday, June 1
    included in delegates fee; accompanying person/guest: $20
  • Canadian Women Economists Network (CWEN) Luncheon - Friday, May 31
    fee event, $20 per person
  • Doug Purvis Luncheon - Saturday, June 1
    fee event, $25 per person
  • CAES Dinner - Friday, May 31
    fee event, $35
  • CPEG Dinner - Saturday, June 1
    included in CPEG registration fee
  • C.D. Howe Dinner - Saturday, June 1
    by invitation only


Instructions for registering are now available. We encourage participants to use our on-line registration form at the University of Calgary. Please note that registration fees will be higher after May 1, 2002.

Alternatively, you can download the registration form below, fill it in, and fax or mail it to the address shown on the form.

Registrations by fax should be sent to 403-284-4184, to the attention of Ms. Margaret-Anne Stroh.

To attend the conference you must be a member of the CEA or CAES. Join the Canadian Economics Association or the Canadian Agricultural Economics Association.

Check-in and Registration Site:

  • Thursday 7:30-noon Murray Fraser Hall (MFH) 164
  • Thursdy 15:00-18:00 Blue Room (BR) Dining Center
  • Friday 7:30-17:00 Science Theater (ST) Area
  • Saturday 7:30-17:00 Science Theater (ST) Area
Refer to the "useful links" in the transportation section for maps of the University of Calgary campus.


Information about accomodation at the University of Calgary, along with an application form, is available in the following document:

Blocks of rooms have been booked for delegates both on and off campus. Delegates are encouraged to book early even if you have to cancel or change your reservation at a later date. Rates and space cannot be guaranteed after May 1st. For more information about on-campus housing please visit the University of Calgary Conference Housing web site. Contact information for the off-campus locations can be found in the conference brochure:


The Calgary International Airport is well served by many international and domestic airlines with non-stop flights from Canada, the United States, and overseas. It is also possible to reach Calgary by car or bus. Calgary has excellent east-west access along the Trans Canada (Highway #1), and north-south access via Highway #2.

A taxi to the University from the airport will cost approximately $25 one way. If checking into conference housing, direct the driver to take you to Cascade Hall. You will not need a car during the conference, but if you are renting a car, a few companies located at the airport or downtown include:

Parking is available on campus for conference housing guests and in designated pay lots for other delegates.

Below are some further useful links:

Financial Assistance

Travel grants are available again in 2002 and will be allocated on a priority basis to graduate students at Canadian universities, Canadian graduate students at foreign universities, and junior faculty members at Canadian universities. All allocations are at the discretion of the Secretary-Treasurer of the CEA. Please fill out the form below and return it to Michael Denny by mail or by fax.

Affiliated Organizations

Some sessions at the Annual Meeting are organized by other organizations. These include

In 2002 the Canadian Economic Theory Conference will be held separately from the CEA meetings. This conference will take place May 24-26, 2002 at the University of Toronto. Follow the web link for further information.

Information for Exhibitors

For further information contact Ken McKenzie at 403-220-4605 or kjmckenz@ucalgary.ca.