Fellows

To view the current CEA Fellows and how to nominate a prominent economists who has spent a significant portion of their career in Canada to the title, please see the CEA Fellows Page. 

Awards

CEA Distinguished Service Award

The CEA Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding and lasting contributions to the Canadian Economics Association and to the community of academic economists in Canada. Award winners are selected by the CEA Board of Directors. Nominations are to be made to the Nominating Committee of the Board.


CWEC Service Award

The CWEC Service Award is given in recognition of an individual's contribution to the status of women in the economics profession. Meritorious service can consist of (but is not limited to) exemplary service or achievement, professional mentoring, or research that advances understanding of women's advancement in the economics profession. The CWEC Service Award was given for the first time at the 2019 CEA meetings.


CWEC/CFÉC Young Researcher Award

CWEC awards the CWEC Young Researcher Prize to a female junior economist in Canada judged by the selection committee to have the best research record. The Research Prize was established in 2010 by CWEN and is presented at the CWEC/CFÉC luncheon held during the annual CEA Meetings. The recipient receives $2000.


Doug Purvis Memorial Prize

This prize is awarded annually to honour the memory of the late Douglas D. Purvis. An award of $15,000 is to be presented for a work of excellence relating to Canadian economic policy and published in the preceding year. The award is open to all forms of written media in which material relevant to Canadian economic policy appears, including a series of articles in newspapers or magazines, books, single articles in scholarly journals, government studies including monographs done for royal commissions, other official documents, and think-tank reports. To be eligible, the material must be in the public domain and primarily, but not necessarily exclusively, related to some issue in Canadian economic policy. The Prize is awarded by the Purvis family. The members of the selection committee are nominated by the CEA and CABE.


Harry Johnson Prize

The Canadian Economics Association awards the Harry G. Johnson Prize each year to the author or authors of the paper judged to be the best paper published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in the preceding calendar year. The Prize has a cash value of $2,000.


John Rae Prize

The CEA offers the Rae Prize every two years. The Prize is intended to recognize research excellence in the recent past and is not a life-time award. The Prize has a cash value of $5,000. The Prize has been named after John Rae, born in Scotland in 1796, who did most of his work in Canada and was a genuine precursor of endogenous growth theory.


John Vanderkamp Prize

The Vanderkamp Prize is awarded annually by the Canadian Public Policy for the best paper in the preceding year. The recipient receives $2,000. The winning paper is selected by a multidisciplinary panel.


Mike McCracken Award for Economic Statistics

The Mike McCracken Award for Economic Statistics recognizes theoretical and applied contributions to the development or use of economic statistics in Canada.


Robert Mundell Prize

The Canadian Economics Association awards the Robert Mundell Prize, worth $2,000, to the "young" author or authors of the paper judged to be the best paper published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in the previous calendar year.


Bank of Canada - CEA Undergraduate Poster Session Award

A poster session that showcases undergraduate student research will be held at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association. Prizes for Best Poster and Most Original Research will be awarded. Current undergraduate students, or those who have graduated in the past year but have not yet begun their graduate studies, are encouraged to apply or participate. High-quality original research papers, in either French or English, focusing on any area of Economics will be considered.