The First CREEi Young Researchers Workshop took place on September 1, 2021. As part of this new event, six young researchers from UQAM and HEC Montreal presented the results of their work to professors and researchers of the chair, whether preliminary or final. Download the program (in French) in PDF.
On June 16, the online conference, “Montreal Series on the Economics of Ageing: mini-conference,” an academic event (organized by CREEi, CIREQ and the RSI) on the economics of ageing, took place as part of the “Montreal Series on the Economics of Ageing” and bought together three speakers: Naoki Aizawa, Cormac O’Dea and Martin B. Hackmann. To view the program, click here.
On May 27, CREEi, CIRANO and the RSI invited you to the online conference, “Virage vers les soins à domicile au Québec ? Enjeux et possibilités” (in French). The event brought together researchers from several Quebec universities who presented their recent work on the topic of preferences, expectations, and needs of Quebecers in terms of long-term care. A panel moderated by Bernard Morency also discussed a variety of related topics with Alain Dubuc, Pauline Marois and André Picard. To view the program, click here.
*** IN LIGHT OF INTERNATIONAL CONCERNS CONCERNING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), THE CHAIR HAS DECIDED TO CANCEL THIS APRIL 17, 2020 EVENT. THE WORKSHOP ON LABOUR MARKET IN AN AGING WORLD WILL BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE, YET TO BE DETERMINED, TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE. ***
The Chair’s team took an active part in the 59th conference of the Société canadienne de science économique (SCSE), which took place in Québec City. The Chair organized on May 9 a special session titled “Retraite, revenu et santé”, chaired by Raquel Fonseca, that included 3 presentations by Bernard Fortin, Ismaël Choinière Crèvecoeur and Mayssun El-Attar.
The Chairholders actively participated in the event highlighting the 25 Years of Public Policy in Quebec du CIRANO, which took place in Montréal. Several professors-researchers and collaborators also participated.
During Block 2: The State and the Private Sector, Pierre-Carl Michaud, taking part in a panel, presented on topics of effectively saving and effectively disbursing.
During Block 4: What Role for Researchers in Public Policy Development?, Raquel Fonseca, taking part in a panel, presented on the work of the Chair whose mandate is to improve the state of knowledge on the economic impacts of demographic changes.
During Block 5: Contemporary Public Policy Issues, Bernard Fortin took part in a chat underlining three studies related to the economic impact of the demographic transition. Benoit Dostie took part in the panel in this block.
The Chair’s team took an active part in the 56th conference of the Société canadienne de science économique (SCSE), which took place in Quebec City. Several team members chaired sessions or made presentations, and the Chair organized on May 12 a special session that included 3 presentations.
In collaboration with the CIRANO and in the latter’s offices in Montréal, the Chair held a workshop on November 13, 2015 on The Evaluation and Design of Retirement and Savings Programs. The event brought together nearly 30 attendees, including representatives from public organizations, graduate students and 7 presenters from Canada, the U.S. and Europe.
The Chair’s team took an active part in the 55th conference of the Société canadienne de science économique (SCSE), which took place at ESG UQAM. Several team members chaired sessions or made presentations, and the Chair organized on May 14 a special session that included 3 presentations by Pierre-Carl Michaud, Ismaël Choinière-Crèvecoeur and Marie-Louise Leroux.
On March 26, 2015, the Chair held a workshop on microsimulation and health. The half-day event took place at Université Laval and brought together the Chair’s team and approximately fifty participants, half of which were from various Quebec government agencies. The session’s objective – which was to exchange on the participants’ and the Chair’s work on the topic and on the participants’ interest in the latter – has been largely reached. The program and the 4 presentations are now available (in French only).
The Industrial Alliance Research Chair on the Economics of Demographic Change was launched on September 10, 2014 at Université Laval. Those present included Université Laval’s rector, Denis Brière; UQAM’s rector, Robert Proulx; representatives from the Chair’s partners; and the deans of ESG UQAM and the Faculté des sciences sociales.
Several representatives of the media were also present. Photos of the event are available here.
CIRPÉE’s 2014 “grande conférence” was held jointly with the Industrial Alliance Research Chair on the Economics of Demographic Change and the CIRANO, under the theme “Managing post-retirement risks: looming challenges”. The conference took place on September 3, 2014 at Université Laval.
The program may be accessed here. It includes links to the presentations’ slides (on the CIRPÉE’s website).