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CEA 2024 : Toronto Metropolitan University

Hosted by the Department of Economics, May 30 - June 1, and Online on May 24

The 58th Annual Meetings of the Canadian Economics Association is hosted by the Department of Economics at Toronto Metropolitan University from May 30 to June 1, 2024 An online session day will take place on Friday, May 24th, 2024.  The programme chair is John W. Galbraith (McGill University), and the local organizers are Professor Richard Chisik and Professor Brennan Thompson

The CEA acknowledges the land we will be meeting on for the Annual Meeting is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. We also acknowledge that Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit.



Groups or individuals organizing sessions are asked to contact the program office at (Attn: Paula Emery) by January 31st. For further details, see the session organizers page



Programme highlights including State of the Art Lectures and special lectures are published on the Programme Highlights PageThe detailed preliminary programme will be available in April, 2024.


Conference Registration will open February 1, 2024 on the registration page.


For Air Travel Discount Codes, Group Hotel Rates and local details, see here.


For past prize winners and submission details see the Undergraduate Student Research Awards page


Diversity in the Economics Profession (January 31, 2024 Deadline)

For submission details see the Economics Profession Data Committee Page.


Please see the Canadian Labour Economics Forum (CLEF) page here for further details.


Exhibitors at the CEA Annual Conference are offered a prime location to meet with members of the Economics community of Canada and around the world. Registration Page for Exhibitors. 


For details on complimentary media passes see the media page.


Applications for Student Travel Grants are available at the link below. Please read the criteria carefully before applying.

Travel Grant criteria: 

  • Travel grants are only available to qualifying graduate students and doctoral candidates who are paid-up members of the Canadian Economics Association. 
  • You must be a student at a Canadian university, or a Canadian citizen studying at a foreign university.
  • You must have submitted a paper to the conference or are presenting in a special session to apply for a travel grant. 
  • Please submit your travel grant application before the deadline of March 15th, 2024.

Travel Grant Application


Productivity Partnership Travel Grants to the CEA

Please note that travel grants cannot be combined. Please identify if you have travel grants from other sources. 


December 2023 The programme chair starts accepting submissions of papers for presentation at the conference through the web interface.
January 31, 2024 Last day for prospective special session organizers to contact the program office for booking blocks of sessions.
February 1, 2024 Advance registration for the conference commences.
February 15, 2024 Deadline to submit your paper or abstract.
March 15, 2024 Last day for travel grant applications to be submitted to the CEA.
March 15, 2024 Last day for notifying paper submitter on the acceptance or rejection of their paper for presentation.
April 5, 2024 Last day for presenters to register. Presenters must register by this date or lose their conference program slot.
Mid-April The preliminary program is expected to become available.
May 3, 2024 Last day to withdraw and receive a refund (full refund minus a $75 administration fee). After this date, the registration fee is non-refundable. (*If the conference format is changed after this date due to a public health recommendation, the option to withdraw without penalty will be considered and conference fees may be reduced. All delegates will be informed.)
May 13, 2024 Early registration ends and late registration fees apply thereafter.
May 24, 2024 Online session day.
May 30, 2024 Embrace Day sessions.
May 31 - June 1, 2024 The in-person sessions for paper presentations.




Abstract Submission Portal 

Now Open:

CEA 2024 Submission Portal

Call for Papers (PDF)


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