CEA 2020: May 22 - May 24

The 54th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association will be held Friday May 22nd to Sunday May 24th, 2020 at the prestigious University of Toronto in the heart of downtown Toronto. The conference is hosted by the Economics Department at the University of Toronto. Professor Nicole Fortin of the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia is the program chair, while Professors Gillian Hamilton and Elizabeth Dhuey both of the University of Toronto are responsible for local arrangements. 

For further information, please contact CEA conference coordinator, Paula Emery, at cea.conference@gmail.com.


SPECIAL SESSIONS

To propose a special session, contact Paula Emery at cea.conference@gmail.com no later than January 31st, 2020.

Individual submissions of abstracts will be available in our new conference platform at the beginning of 2020.


LOCAL ORGANIZATION & GENERAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION

The Main Conference Program will take place at the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto and at Victoria University in the University of Toronto. The Friday Night Reception venue is Hart House.  


REGISTRATION

Details and link to register for Annual Conference once available in 2020.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

The entire preliminary program will be available on the CEA website, updates are made continuously.


ACCOMMODATIONS
Preferred rates at downtown Toronto hotels are available in addition to residence options at the University of St. Michael's College.  Please see the accommodations page for additional details.


CHILDCARE SERVICES

A downtown Toronto daycare Centre [details to follow] will be available, based on pre-booking, for the 2020 conference. 


TRAVEL GRANTS

The CEA is pleased to provide Travel Grants to qualifying graduate students. 


EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

The CEA welcomes exhibitors interested in booth space that will showcase to over 1000 delegates.


IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

Thank you for your patience as we launch our new conference management system. Look for the date to submit abstracts in early January, 2020. In the meantime if you have any questions please contact Paula Emery cea.conference@gmail.com

January, 2020

The conference organizer starts accepting submissions of papers for presentation at the conference through the web interface.

January 31, 2020

Last day for prospective session organizers to contact the program office for booking blocks of sessions.

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Advance registration for the conference commences.

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Deadline to submit your paper or abstract

March 31, 2020

Deadline for travel grant applications to be submitted to the CEA Office

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Last day for notifying paper submitters on the acceptance or rejection of their paper for presentation.

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Deadline for paper presenters to register. Presenters must register by this date or lose their conference program slot.

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Preliminary program is expected to become available.

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Early registration ends, and late registration fees apply thereafter.

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Select sessions organized by affiliated groups begin.

May 22, 2020

The conference begins

Submit Your Paper
Please see the following page:

SUBMISSIONS

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.