CSLS Sessions at the 2019 CEA Conference

CSLS Sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association (As of May 7, 2019)

Banff, Alberta, May 31-June 2, 2019

Note: The complete conference program and registration information are posted on the website of the Canadian Economics Association.

Session 1: CSLS Session "Indigenous Economic Development"

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

Organizers: Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards) and John Richards (Simon Fraser University and CD Howe Institute)

Chair: Herb Emery (University of New Brunswick)

Papers:
  • Inez Hillel (Queen's University and Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    "Resource Intensity and Welfare in Alberta: Contrast Between Reserve and Non-Reserve Communities"
    Abstract

  • Irfan Hashmi (Indigenous Services Canada)
    "Measuring and Accounting for Remoteness in Funding to First Nations"
    Abstract
    Article

  • Anke Kessler (Simon Fraser University) and Fernando Aragan(Simon Fraser University)
    "Property Rights on First Nations' Reserve Land"
    Abstract

Discussants:

  • Donna Feir (University of Victoria and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
  • Simon Lapointe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  • Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)


Session 2: CSLS Session "The Impact of China on the Canadian Economy"

Saturday, June 1, 8:30-1030

Organizers: Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)

Chair: Colin Scarffe (Global Affairs Canada)

Papers:
  • Daniel Kim (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    "The Price Effects of Trade: Evidence of the China Trade Shock in Canada"
    Abstract

  • Simon Lapointe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards) and Daniel Kim (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    "Trade-induced Innovation: Measuring the Impact of Chinese Import competition on innovation in Canadian Manufacturing using a new Canadian Firm-level Data"
    Abstract

  • Ugochi Emenogu (Bank of Canada)
    "House Prices, Macroprudential policies and Rising Chinese Outward Direct Investment"
    Abstract

Discussants:

  • Patrick Alexander (Bank of Canada)
  • Alexander Murray (Finance Canada)


Session 3: CSLS-Statistics Canada Session "Firm-level Perspectives on Canada's Productivity Performance"

Saturday, June 1, 10:30-12:00

Organizers: Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)

Chair: Isabelle Amano (Statistics Canada)

Papers:
  • Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
    Abstract

  • Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada)
    Abstract
Discussants:

  • Jiang Beryl Li (Statistics Canada)
  • Daniel Kim (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  • Eugene Beaulieu (University of Calgary)


Session 4: CSLS-PEF Session

Saturday, June 2, 2:00-3:30

Organizers: Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards) and Iglika Ivanova (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC)

Chair: Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)

Panelists:

  • Andrew Sharpe (Centre for the Study of Living Standards)
  • Doug May (Memorial University)
  • Angella MacEwen (Canadian Union of Public Employees)
  • Iglika Ivanova (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC)