Events

A core function of APEBC is to host regular luncheons that feature keynote speakers on a broad range of topics of interest to business economists.

Upcoming Events

Speed Reading (2019-04-29) in Vancouver

Too much to read?  Not enough time? There is no greater skill than having the ability to get through new information quickly, and remember it.  This workshop will help you read faster, remember more and boost your productivity, and will be tailored to economic and...

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Lawrence Schembri (2019-04-24) in Vancouver

Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Lawrence Schembri and Jing Yang will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks. This event is off the record and closed to the media. Lawrence...

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Recent Events

Marie-France Paquet (2019-03-20) in Vancouver

DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION Amid trade tensions around the world, the Canadian government announced in the Fall Economic Statement the goal to boost Canada's overseas exports by 50% by 2025, particularly in sectors that have demonstrated potential in certain parts of the...

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Marina Adshade (2019-03-06) in Vancouver

Join APEBC in celebrating International Women’s Day! APEBC is pleased to present a double billing for International Women’s Day 2019! Marina's is the first of 2 events. Marina Adshade, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at Vancouver School of Economics and SFU School...

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Henru Siu (2019-03-08) in Vancouver

The demand for high-skilled workers who perform cognitive tasks is widely considered to have increased dramatically over the past 40 years. In this paper Henry Siu and his co-authors show that improvements in labor market outcomes were not experienced equally by both...

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Carl Gomez (2019-02-20) Vancouver

While Vancouver's residential property market is in the midst of a slowdown, the city's commercial property markets remain solid. Both industrial and office vacancy rates in Vancouver are some of the lowest in the country supported by healthy demand fundamentals. But...

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Stephen Tapp (2019-01-17) Vancouver

Download Presentation U.S. trade policy under the Trump administration has been much more active, assertive and protectionist in an attempt to put “America first”. What is President Trump thinking, saying, and doing on trade policy? And what are the implications for...

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Steve Easton (2018-11-19) Vancouver

On October 17, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. This was met with much speculation about what the economic and social impacts would be. However, legalization of illegal substances is something that has been done before...

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Jason Jacques (2018-11-13) Victoria

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will present their Fiscal Sustainability Report and their latest Economic and Fiscal Outlooks. In their latest report, the PBO is assesses the current federal fiscal policy to be sustainable over the long term, though some...

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Lynn Patterson and Jeannine Bailliu (2018-10-24) Vancouver

Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Lynn Patterson and Jeannine Bailliu will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks. This event is off the record and closed to the media. Lynn...

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David Williams (2018-09-18) Vancouver

Digital technologies are transforming the way we live, work, produce and consume goods and services. Firms are already using digital technologies to automate many routine and rules-based steps in the production process. In the future, they will also increasingly...

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