AAAE Student Panel Presentations - March 23, 2018

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Friday 23 March 2018, 12:00 - 14:00


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The Atlantic Association of Applied Economists (AAAE) encourages you to come and learn from and support three Atlantic economics students as they present their research on a variety of topics.

This annual AAAE event is an important opportunity to help mentor young economists – they benefit greatly from the experience and the feedback we provide – while AAAE members enjoy a free lunch and a chance to think about and discuss a variety of topics.

AAAE Student Panel 2018

WHEN: Friday, March 23, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:45pm

WHERE: Bank of Canada Regional Offices, 13th Floor, 1701 Hollis Street, Founders Square, Halifax

WHAT: Come enjoy some pizza as you listen to three young economics students from across the region share their research and discuss the potential relevance of their findings for Atlantic Canada. Their presentations will address topics such as: Do domestic policies impact the composition of immigration? Does access to healthy food options reduce obesity rates? What role does higher social capital have in improving the well-being of indigenous people?   

Cassidy Burke (Dalhousie University): “The Effect of Language Laws on Immigration to Quebec”

Annika Gnann (Dalhousie University): “The Impact of Whole Foods Markets on Community Health Outcomes in the US”

Doug Spafford (Acadia University): “Estimating the Impact of Social Capital on the Wellbeing of Indigenous People in Canada”

COST: Members: $Free,  Non-Members: $10 (A light lunch will be provided. Note: There is no conference call option for this event.)

REGISTRATION: You must register in advance at the CABE Store. Seating is limited and spaces will be reserved until we reach capacity or until the close of registration at end of day Wednesday, March 21st 2018.

Refunds cannot be provided for cancellations and individuals seeking to register after March 21st will be charged a late registration fee of $20.

UPCOMING EVENTS: Please mark your calendar for the following AAAE events:

  • April 20: Burc Kayahan, Acadia University
  • May 4: Fraser Summerfield, St FX
  • May 25: Marie-France Paquet, Chief Economist Global Affairs Canada


Location Bank of Canada Atlantic Regional Office
1701 Hollis St., 13th Floor
B3J 3M8
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