September Newsletter 2017
It is our great pleasure to present the latest CIRANO newsletter. This edition includes information on our most recent events, news and publications.

Wish you a great start!
Upcoming events
2nd Workshop GERAD-CIRANO on the Applications of Industrial Organization: Energy and Environment
8 and 9 of September 2017, McGill, Desautels Faculty of Management
The mission of the workshop is to highlight fields of study that interface with industrial organization. For its 2017 edition, the workshop will focus on the applications of industrial organization to energy markets and the environment.
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Public Conferences organized in partnership with the ‘Centre de Recherches Mathématiques’
Risk Management: Then, Now and Tomorrow
Monday, 11 of September 2017, 7:30 pm, HEC Montréal
In this talk, Paul Embrechts (ETH Zürich) will discuss some of the underlying issues from a more personal perspective as a researcher in Quantitative Risk Management.
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A Change in Paradigm for the Insurance Industry
Wednesday, 13 of September 2017, 7:30 pm, HEC Montréal
In this presentation, Michel M. Dacorogna (DEAR-Consulting, Switzerland) will review changes in the insurance industry due to new risk-based regulations such as Solvency 2 and SST and pressure of the shareholders.
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Conference organized by Dr Peter Raupach, Researcher at Deutsche Bundesbank Research Center
Monday, 25 of September, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, CIRANO
More information to come.
Researchers Assembly (on invitation only)
Thursday, 14 of September 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm followed by a cocktail, CIRANO
Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin and her management team will present the 2017-2020 strategic plan added to the future plans and activities for the researchers and fellows.
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6th Annual CIRANO-Sam M. Walton College of Business Workshop on Networks in Trade and Finance
29 and 30 of September 2017, CIRANO
This conference builds on the successful CIRANO Workshops on Networks in Trade and Finance that have taken place in Montreal and Fayetteville, Arkansas over the last five years. It aims to bring together a group of researchers in the related areas of trade, finance, economic development, sociology, and business.
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High Management Seminar- Alexandre Taillefer (on invitation only)
Tuesday, 3 of October 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, CIRANO
Mr. Alexandre Taillefer, Senior partner from XPND Capital, will share his experience during a 5@7 bringing both researchers and business leaders. The presentation will be followed by a network cocktail.
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Workshop on the Macroeconomics Dimensions of the Ageing
Friday, 27 of October 2017, Le Saint Sulpice Hotel, Montreal
In collaboration with the Industrial Alliance Research Chair on the Economics of Demographic Change, CIRANO organize a workshop named: Facing Demographic Change in a Challenging Economic Environment. The event will bring speakers coming from North American and abroad, invited by the teachers Hafedh Bouakez (HEC Montréal), Raquel Fonseca (ESG UQAM) and Kevin Moran (Université Laval).
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New Web Site «Le Québec économique»
2017 is the year to shape the new trend of the website « Le Québec économique ». A complete redesign allows us to revamp the visual aspect of the site as well as allowing a better browsing and in developing better search tools for the users.
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Martin Boyer, CIRANO fellow, has been nominated as Designated President of the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA)
L’ARIA is the largest worldwide association to center his studies in the different insurance markets and the company risk management. Since this organization is born 85 years ago, Martin Boyer becomes the second president outside of the U.S.A to hold this position. Mr. Boyer is teacher at the HEC Montréal since 1997 and holds a professorship on the economical behaviors on the insurance and finance domains.
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Launch of the contest:
‘Défi politique budgétaire
For the second year in a row, le CIRANO is pleased to announce the launch of the ‘Défi Politique budgétaire, édition 2017-2018’. Its goal is to bring students’ teams to find innovative and rigorous solutions to the actual public politics issues. This edition is organized under the supervision of the teacher Dalibor Stevanovic, Fellow CIRANO and also teacher to the Economical sciences, department of UQAM.
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CIRANO distributes the results of its research in the form of various publications intended for the scientific community, the practitioners, and the public at large .
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