- Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques seeks abstracts for papers for one (possibly two) special issues to be sponsored by the Global Risk Institute. The topic is “Retirement, Longevity, Pensions and Long-term Care” and would include such themes as as the retirement income system, labour market, savings and financial decisions of the older population, preparation for and transition to retirement, long-term care and health and longevity.
- The Bank of Canada in partnership with the Tulo Centre for Economics and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand are pleased to invite submissions to the jointly organized virtual Symposium on the Indigenous Economy which will take place on November 29 and 30, 2021.
- The Intergovernmental Committee for Economic and Labour Force Development is issuing a call for proposal to assess The Gig Economy and its Effects on Racialized and Immigrant Populations in Toronto. The budget for the contract is $25,425 and the deadline for proposal submission is 5:00pm on 26th July.
- Join us at CEA for the CLEF Keynote Lecture. Dr Lisa B. Kahn (U. Rochester) will deliver the paper “Searching, Recalls, and Tightness: An Interim Report on the COVID Labor Market”
- Join us for the CLEF annual workshop. In association with CRDCN, CLEF will present a series of webinars during May 15 to May 21 to present research in labour economics. Check out the schedule and register here
- Canadian Public Policy announces an Accelerated Special Issue on COVID-19 for expedited publication This initiative will begin immediately for all COVID-19 submissions and will continue until June 15, 2020. Publication accélérée des articles liés à la pandémie COVID-19 Cette initiative débutera immédiatement pour toutes les soumissions COVID-19 et se poursuivra jusqu’au 15 juin 2020.
- Statistics Canada Releases the latest LFS numbers where the initial impact of COVID-19 can already be observed Excellent job showing the effects in context with previous crisis
- IZA is looking to fund original short-term research projects, leading to short papers (10-20 pages only).
If you have any topic on which you wish to work, please write a short (two pages double-spaced) proposal describing the research idea. Please submit your proposal, along with your CV, no later than Friday, April 17, using the following online form:
Decisions will be made no later than Friday, April 24. Complete project reports must be submitted by December 31, 2020.Each approved project may receive up to €7,500.
(March 2020) CEA cancels the annual meeting in Toronto 2020
(September 2019) Ryerson University is posting a CRC tier 2 position in Economic Inclusion of Canada’s Immigrant Population
Ryerson University is looking for applicants to a CRC tier 2 position. Check out the Posting here
(December 2018) CJE issues a call for proposals for a special volume on immigration issues in OECD countries. Check the Call for Proposals here
The Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue Canadienne d’Économique is having an open call for papers for a special issue that will address economic questions related to immigration in OECD countries. Submitted papers are expected to make a significant contribution to understanding the determinants and consequences of immigration for receiving economies.
(December 2018) The Higher Education Council of Ontario releases the study “Education and labour market impacts of the future to discover project:summary and key findings”
Since 2003, SRDC is running the Future to Discover project to look at ways of reducing barriers faced by underrepresented students in the pursuit of higher education. This study, whose findings were part of the 2018 CLEF conference unveil some preliminary answers to the question: ‘How much of a difference will PSE make to the lives of youth who will not go if we do not intervene?’
(October, 2018) The Research Initiative on Education and Skills (RIES) is issuing a Call for Proposals on projects related to skills education and skills development.
The Mowat Centre and the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario have partnered to implement the Research Initiative on Education and Skills (RIES). The purpose of this initiative is to provide researchers access to a dedicated team of data technicians to work with Statistics Canada data and produce research that contributes to public policy development. An honorarium will be paid to successful collaborators.
For more information, please visit https://mowatcentre.ca/call-for-proposals-skills-education-and-skills-development/
Questions may be directed to Brad Seward, Practice Lead, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Le Centre Mowat et le Conseil ontarien de la qualité de l’enseignement supérieur se sont associés pour mettre en œuvre l’Initiative de recherche sur l’enseignement et les compétences (IREC). Cette initiative a pour but de permettre aux chercheurs d’avoir accès à une équipe spécialisée de techniciens de données afin de travailler avec les données de Statistique Canada et de produire des recherches qui contribuent à l’élaboration des politiques publiques. Une rétribution sera versée aux collaborateurs dont la candidature aura été retenue.
Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements, veuillez consulter le site https://mowatcentre.ca/call-for-proposals-skills-education-and-skills-development/
Les questions peuvent être adressées à Brad Seward, chef de la pratique, à email@example.com
(June 3 2018) Ross Finnie, Richard Mueller and Arthur Sweetman invite you to attend EPRI’s Annual Meeting at the CEA conference in Montreal
The EPRI meeting will follow the final EPRI “policy panel” session, which will focus on the release by Statistics Canada of the Education Longitudinal Linkage Platform (ELLP), which links PSE administrative data for all PSE students at all PSE institutions in each province on a year by year basis to individuals’ tax files. The ELLP will be much like the PSE-tax linked datasets EPRI has been working with the last few years on a pilot project basis (see http://www.epri.ca/tax-linkage).
Check the EPRI program here
This is a great chance to learn about the potential for EPRI and EPRI’s Research Fellows to be involved in the use of the ELLP both at the national level and potentially at any regional research hubs that are established.
(March 2018) QICSS International Conference 2018
Quebec Inter-University Center for Social Statistics has launched a call for proposals for the upcoming conference on immigration: IMMIGRATION’S IMPACT, IMMIGRANTS’ OUTCOMES: NEW RESULTS USING BUSINESS AND SOCIAL DATA
The conference will take place in Montreal on October 11-12, 2018 and welcomes two internationally renown keynote speakers, David Card (Berkeley) and Richard Alba (CUNY).
The CFP is now open here (till April 20th)
(October 2017) Board member Ana Ferrer becomes IZA Research Fellow
(April 2017) Board member Mikal Skuterud becomes IZA Research Fellow
(September 2016) CLEF researcher, Krishna Pendakur is awarded the Mackenzie King Chair in Canadian studies
The Canada Program at the Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs selects distinguished visiting Canadian researchers to visit Harvard University. Krishna will teach courses that will focus on Canadian content and conduct a seminar series inviting Canadian scholars and experts in the field. He will also lead a conference on Aboriginal peoples’ economic issues at Harvard University in 2017. Good luck Krishna!
The C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. Tammy’s appointment recognizes her insightful research on retirement decisions, social policy and the role of women in Canada’s labour market. Follow her work here
(June 2016) Board member Fabian Lange is awarded the John Rae prize in Economics
The CEA offers the Rae Prize every two years. The Prize, named after John Rae, is intended to recognize research excellence in the recent past and has a cash value of $10,000. Congratulations Fabian!
(April 2016) CLEF researchers looks into details of the gender wage gap
“The gender wage gap and returns to skills: Evidence from Ontario”, co-authored by Arcila-Vasquez, Ferrer and Schirle, explores the occupational gap within industries in Ontario. A timely publication for Equal Pay Day! Read the full report here