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Conference Highlights

Presidential Address: Frances Woolley (Carleton University) "The Political Economy of University Education in Canada"

Purvis Lecture: Petra Elisabeth Todd (University of Pennsylvania) website "Incorporating Personality Traits into Economic Models of Education and Labour Supply"

Innis Lecture: Francesco Trebbi (UBC) website "Authoritarian Elites"         

CWEC (Canadian Women Economists Committee) Luncheon: Annamaria Lusardi (George Washington University) website "Gender Differences in Financial Literacy: Evidence and Implications."

State of the Art Lectures: 

  • Jacques Crémer (Toulouse School of Economics), website “Competition Policy in the Age of Platforms” (sponsored by CIRANO-Phelps-RIIB) 
  • Dave Donaldson (MIT) website "Economic Geography and Urban Path Dependence"

  • Gilles Duranton (Wharton) website "The New Economics of Urban Accessibility"

  • Rohini Pande (Harvard) website "Ending Extreme Poverty: Aid and the State"

  • Lones Smith (University of Wisconsin) website "Assortative Matching in Economics"

  • Stephen Williamson (Western University) website "Inflation Control: Do Central Bankers Have it Right?"

Bank of Canada Fellowship Lecture: Daniel Trefler (Rotman School of Management) website

CEBERG Special Lecture: Lise Vesterlund (University of Pittsburgh) website

Environment and Climate Change Canada Special Lecture: Alan J. Krupnick (Resources for the Future) "Should It Stay or Should It Go? Cost-Benefit Analyses of Eliminating of Modifying Oil and Gas Regulations" website 

Canadian Public Policy Lecture: Guy Lacroix (Université Laval) website "Social Policy and Income Mobility: An Interprovincial Perspective"

CDESG Keynote Speaker: Mukesh Eswaran (UBC) website "For-Profit Business and the Alleviation of Extreme Poverty?"

PEF Galbraith Prize in Economics Lecture: James Stanford, "Articulating a Progressive Vision of Trade Policy" website








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