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.
Remember when there wasn’t a radio station with the jingle: “All traffic all the time?” Traffic congestion in Greater Vancouver has been a negative accompaniment to the growth of the region’s population and economy and some would say poor regional urban and...read more
Join us as APEBC presents Wade McMahon and his work on the issues surrounding blockchain technology. Following the luncheon will be the presentation of the Crystal Ball Award and the AGM (both are optional, but strongly encouraged for APEBC members). The Distributed...read more
Following Wade McMahon's presentation on Blockchain will be the presentation of the Crystal Ball Award and the 2017 AGM (both are optional, but strongly encouraged for APEBC members). Date and Time: Wedesday, May 16, 2018 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM (following the 12:00-1:15...read more
Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks. Sylvain Leduc was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada,...read more
This presentation will place the ongoing Calgary economic recovery in recent historical context, comparing the current situation to previous downturns and sharing lessons learned as well as the medium-term outlook. It will also examine the place of Calgary in the new...read more
Over the past 18 months, there has been a marked pickup in commodity prices globally. Patricia Mohr will touch on the economic & financial market developments impacting the price outlook for key base metals, oil and forest products that are of particular interest to...read more
David Green is a professor in and director of the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC and an International Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London. As a researcher, Professor Green is ranked in the top four percent of economists worldwide. He is a former...read more
Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement, the Association of Professional Economists of B.C. will host Deputy Governor Timothy Lane to discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks. Date and Time:...read more
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 worked at BC Stats since 1985 where she has been...read more
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 in Spring 2018 and will...read more
Congratulations to Shahin Golestani - winner of APEBC's 2016 Crystal Ball Award!read more
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