Canadian Public Economics Group Meeting 2019: Program



October 25-26 2019, University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario




Hagey Hall, University of WaterlooLazaridis School of Business  




Thursday October 24:


19h00-22h00   Welcome drinks: Abe Erb Brewing Company, 15 King St. S. Waterloo


All sessions will be held in room 1-42 of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb St. W. Waterloo (across the street from the Delta Waterloo Hotel)


Friday October 25:


8h30-9h00      Breakfast and registration

9h00-10h30    Session 1: Politics and growth

10h30-10h45
  Break (coffee)


10h45-12h15
  Session 2: Incentives and information


12h15-13h15
  Lunch


13h15-14h45
  Session 3: Institutions and government

14h45-15h00  Break (coffee)


15h00-16h30
  Session 4: Mediation and conflict

16h30-16h45  Break (coffee and cookies)

16h45-17h45  Invited lecture: Steven Callander (Stanford GSB)

18h30             Drinks: Nick and Nat's Uptown 21, 21 King Street N. Waterloo

19h30             Dinner: Also at Uptown 21


Saturday October 26:


8h30-9h00     Breakfast.

9h00-10h30    Session 5: Tax competition

10h30-10h45  Break (coffee)

10h45-12h15  Session 6: Bargaining and tax compliance


12h15-13h15  Lunch

13h15-14h15  Invited lecture: Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia Economics and SIPA)

14h15-14h30  Break (coffee)

14h30-16h00  Session 7: Effectiveness of government taxation and spending