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32nd Annual Meeting

Canadian Macroeconomics Study Group

09-10 November 2018

The Conference

Canadian Macroeconomics Study Group
09-10 November 2018

The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Macroeconomics Study Group will be held on November 9-10, 2018 at the University of Toronto.

The CMSG solicits papers in all areas of macroeconomics. The conference normally consists of

14-16 papers along with discussants.



Please find the registration link here

Regular attendants: CA$200 (early registration), CA$250 (late registration)

Students: CA$50 (early registration), CA$100 (late registration)

Early registration expires on October 15th.

Paper submission


The program can be found here  

Should you have any questions regarding the program, please contact

Professor Krueger is a managing editor of the Review of

Economic Studies, a Research Associate at the National

Bureau of Economic Research and Penn's Population Studies Center, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a Research Fellow at Netspar, a Research Professor

at Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging,

and an Adjunct Professor and Research Fellow at Goethe

University Frankfurt.

His research has focused on whether, how and to what extent

risk, a central concern in macroeconomics, is shared across

households or groups of households. The main risks that affect

typical households are labor income risks (e.g., due to

becoming unemployed), health, disability and mortality risks.

Since the economic impact of these risks is potentially large

the welfare impact of sharing their economic consequences

can be substantial. His research in this area, which is located in

the field of macroeconomics but has strong links to other

fields of economics, especially public finance and labor

economics, combines economic theory with empirical

and computational methods to answer research questions that

are of immediate policy relevance.

Keynote Speaker

University of Pennsylvania
Keynote Speaker


Conference Venue

University of Toronto will be hosting the CMSG 2018 conference at the George Ignatieff Theatre.

George Ignatieff Theatre

Larkin Building, Trinity College

15 Devonshire Place

Toronto, ON M5S 2C8


Toronto offers an extensive choice of accommodation. Most of the hotels in downtown area are in walking distance to the conference venue.

We have arranged a special discount for conference participants in Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre. The Group Code is: UUT. The hotel rate closes on October 10th.

Please find the reservation link here


There are two airports in Toronto: Toronto Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Airport. 
The best way to get from the airports to the conference venue is by a taxi. For the Pearson airport
there is also Union Pearson Express air-rail, which links the airport with the Union Station, the main train station in Toronto.

Travel Information

Most of visitors to Canada need to have an Electronic Travel Authorization number (eTA). To apply, you must have a valid passport, a credit or a debit card, an email address, and answer a few questions in the online application. Please find the link here 

Those who need to obtain a visa and require a letter of invitation in order to attend the conference are asked to email. 




Please feel free to contact the organizers with any questions about the conference or send email to
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