CEA Meetings 2016 Ottawa

CWEN/RFE organized several activities at the 2016 Canadian Economic Association meetings, which were held at the University of Ottawa.

CWEN/RFÉ Sessions Summary

  • CWEN/RFÉ – CHWEN session: Labour markets in Asia
  • CWEN/RFÉ session: Inequalities in health and the family
  • CWEN/RFÉ session: Kids and their parents’ time
  • CWEN/RFÉ session: Learning and Labour Supply in the Field

CWEN/RFÉ Luncheon

Lena Edlund from Columbia University was our CWEN luncheon speaker for the 2016 CEA conference. Lena delivered a lecture titled “Location, Location, Location.


In addition to sponsoring paper sessions, CWEN also organized a panel on Why Don’t We Care About Teaching? Or Do We?
The lineup for the panel was: David Green (UBC), Jennifer Murdock (U of Toronto), Ken Jackson (Wilfrid Laurier), Margaret Insley (Waterloo), and Yanling Wang (Carleton).

CWEN/RFÉ Mentoring Breakfast

CWEN held its 1st Annual Mentoring Breakfasts for Junior Economists at the 2016 CEA conference. The Mentoring Breakfast was designed as an informal meet and greet event, where junior economists were able to speak with senior economists on a variety of topics, such as publishing, teaching, grant writing, networking, job search, career paths, and the tenure process.

Other 2016 CEA news

Nicole Fortin, from the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC, delivered one of the State of the Art Lectures at the 2016 CEA conference. Nicole is a former CWEN president; she is a Full Professor at the Vancouver School of Economics and a fellow at the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) and CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research).