October 2020 Newsletter

Each year CIRANO identifies a theme that will structure part of the scientific activities. Given the special context in which we find ourselves CIRANO has chosen to continue in 2020-2021 on the same theme as last year, but in a context with and after COVID-19 where "society will have become more digital".

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Re-election of Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin as President and CEO
tw The Chair of the Board of Directors of CIRANO, Louise Roy, is proud to announce that at their September 22, 2020 Board meeting, the members unanimously ratified the early renewal of Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin's term as President and Chief Executive Officer. This will take effect as of June 1, 2021 for a term of 5 years, until May 31, 2026.
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Annual Report 2019-2020
tw Download our Annual Report 2019-2020 to discover our latest publications and activities.
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Catherine Haeck recipient of the emerging faculty award
tw Congratulations to Catherine Haeck, Professor at ESG UQAM, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow, who won the emerging faculty prize offered by the vice-deanship of research at ESG UQAM.
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Dalibor Stevanovic Senior Fellow of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis
tw Congratulations to Dalibor Stevanovic, Associate Professor at ESG UQAM, also main researcher of the theme Economic and Fiscal Policy and responsible of the CIRANO Pole on Modeling, for his appointment as Senior Fellow of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis.
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Mélanie Bourassa Forcier appointed Deputy Commissioner of Ethics and Regulations for the Commissioner of Health and Welfare
tw Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow, joins the Commissioner of Health and Welfare's team as Deputy Commissioner of Ethics and Regulations.
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Occupations and industries: what are the risks of transmission of COVID-19?
tw Marie Connolly and Catherine Haeck, both Professors at ESG UQAM and CIRANO Researchers, and Pierre-Loup Beauregard, doctoral student at the Vancouver School of Economics, have adapted for Quebec a tool for visualizing risks by occupation and industry related to COVID-19 (tool developed by researchers at the Vancouver School of Economics).
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COVID-19: Risks perceived differently within the population and health instructions not uniformly respected in Quebec
tw With the approach of a potential and much feared second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec, CIRANO unveils the results of a study that takes stock of the perception of risks and compliance with health guidelines by the population in Quebec.
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A joint RSI-CREEi-CIRANO research project on the state of personal finances in Quebec in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
tw Data from the May 2020 RSI-CREEi-CIRANO survey on Quebecers' personal finances are available online. In addition, Pierre-Carl Michaud will give a presentation on October 14 as part of the Midis de la recherche at HEC Montréal.
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Human Resources Forum
tw The last meeting of the Human Resources Forum reserved exclusively for CIRANO partners was held on Wednesday, October 7. Marie Connolly (Université du Québec à Montréal and CIRANO) presented the tool for visualizing risks and benefits related to COVID-19 by industrial sector and by occupation.
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Annual Meeting of CIRANO Researchers
tw Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin and her team presented the achievements of the COVID-19 special committee and the upcoming activities and projects for the year 2020-2021.
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CEO Seminar: Sylvie Vachon
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Mrs Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Montreal Port Authority (MPA), will share her experience during a networking event gathering researchers and business people. By invitation only.
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External Activity: 21st IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop
October 16-17, 2020
The Halle Institute for Economic Research, the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative (CIREQ) and the George Washington University – The Center for Economic Research (GW) are organizing the 21st IWH-CIREQ-GW Macro­econometric Workshop on October 16-17, 2020, in a webinar.
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Seminar: Montreal Econometrics Seminar 2020-2021
Friday, October 16, 2020
Seminar organized in collaboration with CIREQ and the departments of economics of the universities of Montréal, Québec à Montréal, Concordia and McGill.
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Virtual meeting of the 2020 Cohort of Avant-Garde@CIRANO
Monday, October 26, 2020
The 2020 Cohort of Avant-Garde@CIRANO will meet virtually on Ocotber 26, 2020, with guest speakers Yoshua Bengio (Université de Montréal, Mila, IVADO, Canada Research Chair in Statistical Learning Algorithms) and Valentine Godard (AI Impact Alliance). By invitation only.
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COVID-19 Insights
Amid Cum COVID: Saving the Champions or Feeding the Growth Drivers?
(Henri-Paul Rousseau)
COVID-19 et les changements dans les pratiques alimentaires des ménages
(Jacinthe Cloutier, Marie-Claude Roy, Amanda Roy)
Working Papers
La rémunération des attributs linguistiques au Québec : résultats pour 2015 et évolution depuis 1970
(François Vaillancourt)
Energy Transition Under Mineral Constraints and Recycling
(Simon Chazel, Sophie Bernard, Hassan Benchekroun)
The Distribution of COVID-19 Related Risks
(Patrick Baylis, Pierre-Loup Beauregard, Marie Connolly, Nicole Fortin, David A. Green, Pablo Gutiérrez-Cubillos, Samuel Gyetvay, Catherine Haeck, Tímea L. Molnár, Gäelle Simard-Duplain, Henry Siu, Maria teNyenhuis, Casey Warman)
Les incidences de l’intelligence artificielle sur la gestion des compétences dans le secteur des services financiers
(Sylvie St-Onge, Michel Magnan, Catherine Vincent)
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