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Several CIRANO Researchers participated in the American Economic Association Annual Meeting held between January 3 and 5, 2020 in San Diego. The AEA, in conjunction with 61 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA), holds a three-day meeting each January to present papers on general economics topics. Over 13,450 of the best minds in economics are assembled to network and celebrate new achievements in economic research.
Thierry Warin, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow, and Director of the SKEMA Global Lab in Augmented Intelligence
Thierry Warin, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow, and Director of the SKEMA Global Lab in Augmented Intelligence, chaired the session "Data Science and AI: The Next Frontier for Evidence-Based Policy-Making". This session brought together in particular Marta Bengoa, CIRANO Associated Researcher and Fellow, Associate Professor of International Economics at the Colin Powell School at City University of New York (CUNY-CCNY), and Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, CIRANO CEO and Full Professor at Polytechnique Montréal.
Thomas Lemieux and Nicole Fortin, both Associate Researchers and CIRANO Fellows and Professors at the University of British Columbia, spoke in the session "Gendered Effects on Wages, Employment, and Prices".