The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Macro Study Group (CMSG) will be held in-person in Vancouver, BC, on November 5-6, 2021, hosted by the Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia. The CMSG solicits papers in all areas of macroeconomics.

Updated information about the meeting will be made available here. If you have any questions, please contact


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Friday, Nov 5, Hilton Vancouver Downtown, 433 Robson Street

12:00-1:30pm lunch and registration

Session 1: Sovereign Risk

3:00-3:30pm Break

Session 2: Cycles in Climate and Production

Saturday, Nov 6, Room 301, Iona Building, UBC, 6000 Iona Drive

8:00am Bus from Hilton downtown to Iona building

8:15-9:00am Breakfast, 3rd floor Iona building

Session 3: Productivity and Skills

10:30-11:00am Break

Session 4: Market Structure in Macroeconomics

12:30-1:30pm Lunch

Session 5: New Perspectives on Taxation

3:00-3:30pm Break

Session 6: Bank of Canada Session Wage Inequality and Asset Characteristics

5:00pm Adjourn

5:30pm Bus from Iona Building to Hilton Downtown

7:30pm Conference Dinner @ Glowbal, TELUS Garden, 590 West Georgia St


Conference registration will be capped at 60 people, all fully vaccinated. Government-issued proof of vaccination is required for indoor activities.


Registration opens Wednesday, Oct 13, 9:00am PDT, on a first come first serve basis. The early bird registration fee expires on Wednesday, Oct 20, 9:00am PDT.

Registration is now closed.

General Admission: CAD $200 (early bird), CAD $250 (regular)

Students: CAD $75 (early bird), CAD $125 (regular)


We have a block of suites booked at the Hilton Vancouver Downtown. Conference attendees will enjoy a CMSG discounted rate, with access to either 1) a suite with separate queen bedroom at $159 CAD per night, or 2) a deluxe suite with separate king bedroom at $169 CAD per night.


Michael Devereux, Angela Redish, Henry Siu, Peifan Wu


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