Monday 30th March, 2015
8:45am to 9:45am
Michelle Alexopoulos will present this year's opening keynote. Michelle Alexopoulos is a Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto. She holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University, and has authored a number of papers on business cycles, technical change, economic uncertainty, labor markets and productivity. She has served on the Executive committees of the Canadian Economics Association, and the Canadian Women Economists Network, and is a qualified legal expert in the fields of Technical change, Applied Econometrics and Macroeconomics. Most recently her research has focused on creating and analyzing new measures of technical and scientific change for economies based on publications and the patterns of library collections, and developing various measures of economic uncertainty from newspaper articles through textual analysis. Her work in this area has been presented at the National Academy of Sciences, and at numerous central banks, international conferences and academic departments.
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