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PEF at the Canadian Economics Association meetings 2023

May 26, 2023

The Progressive Economics Forum holds its annual meetings at the Canadian Economics Association (CEA) conference, which we thank for its financial support. In this year’s CEA, we are also celebrating PEF’s 25th anniversary.

This year’s CEA conference will be held in person on June 2-3, 2023 in Winnipeg. A day of online only sessions will be held in advance of the conference on Tuesday May 30, 2023. The CEA Embrace Day with workshops will be held on Thursday June 1. As usual, PEF is hosting a number of thought-provoking sessions over the three days of the conference (see below). Many thanks to PEF’s CEA conference coordinator, Anupam Das, for putting together a stellar program.

Tuesday May 30, 2023 (ONLINE ONLY)PEF 25th Anniversary Celebration: How has Economics Changed in

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PEF Student Essay Contest Deadline Extended to May 11

May 3, 2021

To allow the maximum number of quality student essays to join the already promising submissions we have received, PEF is extending the deadline for our 2021 PEF Student Essay Contest to May 11, 2021.

Calling all Canadian students anywhere in the world and all post-secondary students in Canada who are working on papers taking a critical approach to the functioning, efficiency, social, and environmental consequences of unconstrained markets. The winning essays will receive a cash prize of $1,000 for the graduate student category and $500 for the undergraduate student category.

You can download a poster in English or Français. Please help us spread the word and share with your networks and on social media.

Essay submissions should be made to [email protected] and

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2021 PEF STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST IS OPEN

April 2, 2021

The 2021 PEF Student Essay Contest is now open!

Calling all Canadian students anywhere in the world and all post-secondary students in Canada who are working on papers taking a critical approach to the functioning, efficiency, social, and environmental consequences of unconstrained markets. The winning essays will receive a cash prize of $1,000 for the graduate student category and $500 for the undergraduate student category.

You can download a poster in English or Français. Please help us spread the word and share with your networks and on social media.

Essay submissions should be made to [email protected] and must be accompanied by a signed scanned file of the completed PEF Essay Contest Submission Form or fiche d’inscription pour le concours de textes du

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2019 PEF Student Essay Contest is Open

January 13, 2019

The 2019 PEF Student Essay Contest is now open!
Calling all Canadian students anywhere in the world and all post-secondary students in Canada who are working on papers taking a critical approach to the functioning, efficiency, social, and environmental consequences of unconstrained markets. The winning essays will receive a cash prize of $1,000 for the graduate student category and $500 for the undergraduate student category.
You can download a poster in English or Français. Please help us spread the word and post one in your department.
Essay submissions should be made to [email protected] and must be accompanied by a signed scanned file of the completed PEF Essay Contest Submission Form or fiche d’inscription pour le concours de textes du PEF. The deadline for submitting an

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Call for federal support of cancelled Ontario basic income project

September 10, 2018

Members of the Progressive Economists Forum noted with dismay the premature cancellation of Ontario’s basic income pilot and have penned an open letter to Federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos (Families, Children and Social Development) calling for federal support for the project. So far, the letter has been signed by 50 Canadian economists and researchers.
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Dear Minister Duclos:
As economists and researchers, we noted with dismay the premature cancellation of Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot. The announced cancellation before the first anniversary of full enrollment ensures that no useful data can have been collected to date, and none will now be collected. This deprives not only Ontario but also the rest of Canada of valuable evidence that might have influenced policy. Ontario was one of

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