Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG)
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The Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG) is one of the Canadian Economic Association (CEA) official study groups. Its members include Canadian and international researchers in all areas of public economics and public policy, including, but not limited to, public finance, political economy, and related fields. The group organizes the public economics sessions of the CEA annual conference, and has a long tradition of hosting its own annual meetings.
Participation is open to faculty, graduate students, and researchers working in public institutions. To join the mailing list, please sign up at the bottom of this page.
2020: On-line Conference
About The Conference
The annual fall conference for the Canadian Public Economics Group (CPEG) will take place virtually this year on November 6, 2020. The conference is free to attend but requires registration.
The conference will take place over Zoom and will include 7 live paper presentations with discussions over the course of the day starting at 9:00 am EST, as well as a keynote talk by Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton) at 10:45am. Please see the schedule for details.
In addition to the speakers, graduate students working in public economics have been invited to share short recorded presentations of their research papers, which will be made available through the conference website for participants to watch asynchronously.