CSLS Sessions at the 2013 CEA Conference

CSLS Sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association

Montréal, Quebec: Thursday May 30 - Sunday, June 2, 2013

Note: The complete conference program and registration information are posted on the website of the Canadian Economics Association at www.economics.ca/2013/en/.

Session 1: Aboriginal Labour Market and Education Issues (co-organized with the CD Howe Institute)

Friday, May 31, 10:30 - 12:00 AM

Organizers: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS) and John Richards (Simon Fraser University)

Chair: Chris Rainer (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)

Papers: Discussants:
  • David Boisvert (Métis National Council)
  • John Wall (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada)
  • Karihwakeron Tim Thompson (Assembly of First Nations)
  • Don Drummond (Queen's University)


Session 2: Income Inequality Issues (co-organized with Canada 2020)

Friday, May 31, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Organizers: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS) and Diana Carney (Canada 2020)

Chair: Eugene Lang (Canada 2020)

Papers: Discussants:
  • George Fallis (York University)
  • Jean-Yves Duclos (Université Laval)


Session 3: Productivity Research from the United States, UK, France, and Canada (co-organized with Banque de France)

Saturday, June 1, 8:30 - 10:00 AM

Organizer: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS) and Gilbert Cette (Banque de France)

Chair: Pierre Fortin (UQAM)

Papers: Discussants:
  • Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia)
  • Dan Sichel (Wellesley College)


Session 4: Panel on “What Has Happened to Living Standards in Canada?” (co-organized with the Progressive Economic Forum)

Saturday, June 1, 2:30-4:00 PM

Organizer: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS)

Chair: John Richards (Simon Fraser University)

Panelists:
  • Francis Fong (TD Bank)
  • Pierre Fortin (UQAM)
  • Ellen Russell (Wilfred Laurier University)
  • Andrew Sharpe (CSLS) Slides


Session 5: Panel on “Multifactor Productivity Growth in Canada: Trends, Measurement Issues and Interpretation”

Saturday, June 1, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Organizer: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS)

Chair: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS)

Panelists:
  • Erwin Diewert (Statistics Canada)
  • Larry Shute (Industry Canada)
  • Dan Sichel (Wellesley College)
  • Pierre St-Amant (Bank of Canada)
  • Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)


Session 6: Productivity Developments at the Provincial Level in Canada

Sunday, June 2, 10:30 - 12:00 AM

Organizer: Andrew Sharpe (CSLS)

Chair: Chris Ragan (McGill University)

Papers: Discussants:
  • Jianmin Tang (Industry Canada)
  • Stephen Tapp (Institute for Research on Public Policy)
  • Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)

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