Events

2021 Events


CIRANO-JDI-PHELPS-RIIB Sessions at the CEAs

June 3, 2021

2021 Annual Meetings of the Canadian Economics Association (June 3-5, 2021) — Sessions sponsored by CIRANO-JDI-PHELPS-RIIB.

Please click here for the program sessions.


Annual Financial Intermediation and Regulation Conference

May 10, 2021

8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Queen's University

This annual workshop is jointly hosted by the JDI and the Bank of Canada on the campus of Queen’s University.   Organized by Jason Allen (Bank of Canada) and Robert Clark (Queen’s).

Please click here for the program

List of Participants


2020 Events


Online Zoom Conference during COVID19

November 6, 2020

8:45 am - 5:15 pm

The annual fall conference for the Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG) will take place virtually this year on November 6, 2020. The conference is free to attend but requires registration.

The conference will take place over Zoom and will include 7 live paper presentations with discussions over the course of the day starting at 9:00 am EST, as well as a keynote talk by Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton) at 10:45am. Please see the schedule for details.

In addition to the speakers, graduate students working in public economics have been invited to share short recorded presentations of their research papers, which will be made available through the conference website for participants to watch asynchronously.


Annual Financial Intermediation and Regulation Conference - CANCELLED

May 12, 2020

This annual workshop is jointly hosted by the JDI and the Bank of Canada on the campus of Queen’s University.   Organized by Jason Allen (Bank of Canada) and Robert Clark (Queen’s). Download the Conference Program.


2019 Events


Annual Financial Intermediation and Regulation Conference

May 14, 2019

8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Queen's University

This annual workshop is jointly hosted by the JDI and the Bank of Canada on the campus of Queen’s University (this year it is being held at the Delta Hotel).   Organized by Jason Allen (Bank of Canada) and Robert Clark (Queen’s). Download the Conference Program.


53rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association

May 31, 2019

The 53rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association will be held Friday, May 31st to Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Paper submission deadline is Friday, February 15, 2019.
Marcel Boyer (CIRANO), Ig Horstmann (Rotman Institute for International Business at the University of Toronto), Tom Ross (Phelps Centre at the University of British Columbia) and Robert Clark (John Deutsch Institute at Queen’s University) will assist conference organizers in organizing sessions and guest speakers to address issues in competition policy and regulation.

Christopher Cotton will be organizing the Canadian Public Economic Group sessions at the CEA conference.

For more information, see the CEA website: https://economics.ca/2019/en/


14th Defence and Security Economics Workshop

October 23, 2019

9:00 am - 4:20 pm

Carleton University

This annual workshop brings together experts in defence and security economics from across Canada and around the world. The event will take place at Carleton University in Ottawa. Anyone interested in participating should contact the organizers, Karl Skogstad or Ugurhan Berkok.    Click here for the program. Click here for workshop details, including registration.


Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG) meetings

October 24, 2019

Click here for the program and conference details, including registration. Steven Callander from Stanford University GSB delivered the JDI Distinguished Lecture at the conference.


2018 Events


Annual Financial Intermediation and Regulation Conference

May 8, 2018

8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Queen's University

This annual workshop is jointly hosted by the JDI and the Bank of Canada on the campus of Queen’s University. Download the Conference Program.


Organizational Economics & Political Economy Conference

June 14, 2018

This joint event between the Smith School of Business and the JDI will bring together economist studying organization and influence in the context of companies and governments. Further information can be found here. Download the Organizational Economics Program and the Political Economy Program. Some parts of this event have reached capacity; if you are still interested in participating, please contact Sharon Sullivan to inquire about availability.


13th Defence and Security Economics Workshop

October 25, 2018

This annual workshop brings together experts in defense and security economics from across Canada and around the world. The event will take place at Carleton University in Ottawa. Anyone interested in participating should contact the organizers, Karl Skogstad or Ugurhan Berkok.

Click here for the program.


The Economics of Strategic Communication and Persuasion: Application to Evidence-based Public Policy

November 16, 2018

This is the second workshop on the economics of strategic communication and persuasion. The event will take place at the Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO) in Montreal. Click here for the program and to register.


JDI Public Lecture Series – Maximizing Impact Through Innovative Financing

March 29, 2019

Making RBF, blended finance and impact investing work for your organization.  Click here for more details and to register (pre-registration is required).


2017 Events


Financial Intermediation and Regulation Conference

May 10, 2017

A conference in honour of Queen’s professor John Hartwick on the 40th anniversary of his seminal paper on the investment of resource rents.


Investing Resource Rents: A Look at Resource Economics after 40 Years of Hartwick’s Rule

October 20, 2017

A conference in honour of Queen’s professor John Hartwick on the 40th anniversary of his seminal paper on the investment of resource rents.


12th Defence and Security Economics Conference

November 2, 2017

This annual workshop brings together experts in defence and security economics from across Canada and around the world.


2017 CPEG annual meetings

November 3, 2017

The annual meetings of the Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG).