Lillian Hallin (Vancouver) 2017-09-20

"The BC Input-Output Model: Its Uses and Misuses" The BC Input-Output (BCIOM) model is a key tool for assessing the economic impacts of policy decisions and allowing alternative projects to be compared against one another to inform decision making. Lillian Hallin has...

APEBC 2017 Crystal Ball Award

APEBC 2017 Crystal Ball Award The Association of Professional Economists of BC challenges you to test your skills at forecasting the economy in 2017!  Participants are asked to forecast the below 8 economic indicators for the current year. The winner will be announced...

Lawrence Schembri (Vancouver) 2017-04-11

"Bank of Canada Briefing on the Canadian Economic Outlook" Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks....

Paul Nursey (Victoria) 2017-04-26

"Greater Victoria’s Rejuvenated Tourism Industry " The Tourism Industry is back and growing rapidly.  With no let-up in site.  Come meet Tourism Victoria CEO Paul Nursey and enjoy an informative talk behind the drivers of this resurgence. Paul Nursey CEO, Tourism...

Aldyen Donnelly (Vancouver) 2017-05-10

"Carbon Pricing": Where We Are and Where This is Going" In December, 2017, the Government of Canada and most provinces agreed to a “minimum national carbon price” policy. Ms. Donnelly will speak about what this “carbon price” likely does and...

Mike Nugent (Victoria) 2017-03-19

"What's Driving the Victoria Real Estate Market" Victoria saw record-smashing property sales in 2016, and the CMHC recently warned of moderate signs that the Victoria market is overvalued. Come get insights into the Victoria market from Mike Nugent, Associate Broker...

Dr. Kevin Milligan (Vancouver) 2017-03-30

 DOWNLOAD - Delivering income transfers through ”Basic Income” In recent years, there has been a move to consider replacing or augmenting a large number of social programs with a simple basic income for everyone with appropriate adjustments to tax and transfer...
Dr. Matilde Bombardini (Vancouver) 2017-02-23

Dr. Matilde Bombardini (Vancouver) 2017-02-23

 DOWNLOAD "Trade Policy in the Trump Administration" The Trump administration has announced a number of trade initiatives that threaten to upend the world trading system that has governed the global economy since World War II. Dr. Bombardini will...

Josh Gordon (Vancouver) 2017-01-16

"Vancouver's housing Market" A prolonged period of low interest rates and significant flows of international capital have combined to produce intense housing affordability challenges in several ‘global’ cities, Toronto and Vancouver included. This presentation looks...

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