Harold Innis Lecture
Siwan Anderson, Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia and a fellow of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development. Her research on micro-level institutions and the role of gender studies the interplay between economic development, institutions and women’s welfare.
Doug Purvis Memorial Lecture
Anne Case, Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus at Princeton University. Her recent research on health over the life course has uncovered recent increases in midlife morbidity and mortality that she attributes to drugs, alcohol, and suicide, also known as “deaths of despair.”
State of the Art Lectures
Loren Brandt, Noranda Chair in International Trade and Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto. His research interest focuses on issues of industrial upgrading and growth in China.
Joshua Gans, Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair and Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotman School, University of Toronto. His research interests include the economics of AI.
Veronica Guerrieri, Ronald E. Tarrson Professor of Economics, at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Her research in macroeconomics explores market imperfections.
Rachel E. Kranton, James B. Duke Professor of Economics at Duke University. Her research in the field of economics of networks include theories of how networks affect economic behavior.
Fabian Lange, CRC Chair in Labour and Personnel Economics and Associate Professor of Economics at McGill University. His research focuses on employer learning and labour market dynamics.
Fiona M. Scott Morton, Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management. Her primary research interests are competition and anti-trust.