October Newsletter 2017
Annual report 2016-2017
We are pleased to announce the release of our Annual report 2016-2017. To discover our latest publications and activities at CIRANO . download our report.
Upcoming events
Workshop on the macroeconomic dimensions of ageing population
October 27th, Hôtel Le Saint Sulpice, Montréal
Organized by Raquel Fonseca (ESG UQAM) and Kevin Moran (Université Laval) both fellows CIRANO and the professor Hafedh Bouakez (HEC Montréal), in collaboration with the Industrial Alliance Research Chair on the Economics of Demographic Change.
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The economics of strategic communication and persuasion: Application to ethics and incentives in scientific research
October 28th, CIRANO, Montréal
Conference organized by CIRANO in partnership with the CIREQ and the CIRPÉE
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Fourth North American Workshop on Cultural Economics International
November 3-4th, CIRANO, Montréal
Conference organized by Douglas Hodgson, fellow CIRANO and professor at the University of Quebec at Montreal, in partnership with the Association of Cultural Economics International.
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Forum on the Socially Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence
November 2-3rd , Palais des congrès, Montréal

Forum jointly presented by the Fonds de recherche du Québec and Université de Montréal at the Montreal’s Palais des congrès. Partners : CIRANO, MILA, CIFAR, IVADO, CRE.
Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin (President and CEO of CIRANO) will moderate a panel on the evolution of the job market and educational system, in which Benoit Dostie (HEC Montréal and Fellow CIRANO) will take part.
Thierry Warin (HEC Montréal and Fellow CIRANO) and William Sanger (Polytechnique Montréal and Project director at CIRANO) will present an analysis of unstructured data from Twitter regarding the artificial intelligence. Tweets during the Forum will be collected and analyzed. To be part of the conversation, share your thoughts and reactions on Twitter, using the hashtag #FIAresponsable.
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A fellow CIRANO, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, has been nominated as President of the Committee of Clinical Excellence of national prescriptions of the INESSS

The mandate of the Committees of Clinical Excellence is to contribute to ensuring the scientific rigor, as well as the professional and social acceptability of the productions of the “Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux” (INESSS). Mme Borgès Da Silva, fellow CIRANO, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the Université de Montréal. She holds a Masters in Econometrics and a doctorate in public health.
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A food Industry survey
CIRANO, in collaboration with CRIBIQ, and INAF of Laval University, lead a pan Canadian survey among all the food companies (from farm to the retailers). This project will evaluate the perceptions and the concerns of the Canadian Agri-Food industry in relation to food fraud and will document the best practices used to detect and prevent fraud. If you are interested to complete the survey or to transfer it to your network, please contact: foodfraud@cirano.qc.ca