2013 Conference of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association (ACEA)

Sustainability: The Role of Natural, Human and Fiscal Resources

The contribution of innovation, education, trade, economics and the public sector

Friday October 18th to

Sunday October 20th 2013

Final Program 

(Last updated on October 19th)

Notes for presenters

 Campus map

Online Conference Schedule


Hosted by:

Department of Economics

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Posted by Sept 13, 2013


The Economics Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland would like to invite potential contributors to submit titles and abstracts of proposed original research papers to be presented at the conference.

Click here for the Final Call for Papers

The deadline for submissions has been extended until September 25 

You can register for the conference by following this link

Note that the deadline for early registration has also been extended until October 7


About the ACEA

Posted by Sept 13, 2013


Founded in 1971, the Atlantic Canada Economics Association (ACEA) promotes the improvement and application of Economics in Atlantic Canada. The Association organizes at least one conference per year, publishes written material, and maintains relationships with other appropriate professional organizations.Economists in Atlantic Canada can participate in Association activities by becoming members and by being elected to the executive. The executive is composed of a president, a vice-president, a secretary-treasurer

Visit the Atlantic Canada Economics Association website

Keynote Speakers


Saturday Lunch Session

Paul Mills (Vice-President, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)

 “Economic Development in Atlantic Canada: A Practitioner’s Perspective”

Annual ACEA Banquet

Abigail Payne (McMaster University)

"Using "Big" Data in Public Economics"


John Graham Lecture

Stanley L. Winer (Carleton University)

"The Taxation of Inherited Wealth: Empirics and Policy Implications"

Special Invited Lecture in honour of Peter Townley

Robin Boadway (Queens University)

 "The Dutch disease in a federal context: Challenges for Canadian policy-makers"

Conference Sponsors and financial supporters

Dean of Arts (Memorial University), Collaborative Applied Research in Economics (CARE), Atlantic Provinces economic Council (APEC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Chevron Canada, Husky Energy, Iron Ore Company of Canada (Rio Tinto), Nalcor, New Millennium Capital, and Vale NL

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