News and Events

Nothing Rhymes with Ecofiscal - Chris Ragan
March 8, 2016

The Lazaridis School Economist-in-Residence Speaker Series presents Christopher Ragan (McGill University), Chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission.
Find out more here


Graduate Student Colloquium: Europe 2020 and Beyond
May 5-6, 2016

The Viessmann European Research Centre is hosting a two day graduate student colloquium that focuses on innovative governance, migration and EU-Canada relations. Supported by LCERPA, the event takes place at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo.
Find out more by visiting the website


Climate Change Canada Conference
February 18-20

This two day event brings together scholars, policy experts, practitioners and students to take stock of Canada’s existing climate policies and to discuss future policy options in light of an evolving political and policy landscape.
Find out more by visiting the conference website


Laurier Economics Conference: Optimistic or Pessimistic?
February 6, 2016.

LCERPA is proud to support the Laurier Economics Club Conference: Optimistic or Pessimistic? , the first annual conference organized by the Laurier Economics Club.
Find out more by visiting the the Laurier Economics Club
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Economist-in-Residence Speaker Series

The Lazaridis School welcomes Dr. Jeffry Frieden, Professor of Government, Harvard University, as our 2015 Economist-in-Residence. Dr. Frieden will visit Tuesday November 10th, 2015.
Find more information about the Economist-in-Residence and this event here..


Economic Outlook 2016

LCERPA presents Economic Outlook 2015, featuring keynote speakers Derek Burleton (VP and Deputy Chief Economist, TD Bank Financial Group) and Dr. Jeffry Frieden (Harvard University).
Join us Tuesday November 10th, 2015, 6:30pm at the CIGI Auditorium in Waterloo.
Find more information about the event here..



Think Like a Canadian Economist

In cooperation with the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP), LCERPA launches the TLCE video series on September 9. Learn about the Canadian economy and policy, from the perspective of Canadian economists.
For more information, visit the TLCE website here.



WLU Economics Undergraduate Research Symposium - April 29, 2015

Laurier's Economics Department is holding an Undergraduate Research Symposium, offering an opportunity for our students to showcase the research skills and knowledge they acquired while completing their degree at Laurier. The LCERPA Undergraduate Research Award will be presented at the Symposium.
For more information, please visit LCERPA's page for undergraduate students here.


Gender Wage Gap Workshop - April 17, 2015

LCERPA presents the Gender Wage Gap Workshop, held April 17, 2015 at the University of Guelph.
The workshop brings together academics and policy makers to explore various challenges related to gender equity in the labour market. For more information, please visit the workshop website here.
Posted April 2015


LCERPA, the Veissman Centre , and Laurier's School of Business and Economics are pleased to have Carolyn Wilkins as our Economist-in-Residence. She will be speaking on "Money in a Digital World" at Laurier on November 13, 2014.


LCERPA presents Economic Outlook 2015

Can tech and manufacturing sectors in Waterloo Region survive growing foreign competition?
Craig Alexander (TD Bank Financial Group) and panelists Christos Shiamptanis (Laurier Economics) and Janette MacDonald (City of Kitchener and WRCERG) offer their insights November 6, 2014.
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LCERPA partners with Waterloo Region Collaborative Economic Research Group

WRCERG provides reliable and consistent economic information related to the Waterloo region.
LCERPA hosts the region's data at

Posted July 2014

Recent News and Events

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Economic Outlook 2015 - The annual event in Kitchener-Waterloo will be held November 6, 2014. Save the date and check back with us for details here closer to the event date.

LCERPA presented the International Symposium on Aviation Security: Design, governance, performance, financing and policy. The symposium was held in Toronto, May 8-9, 2014. Please visit the ISAS symposium website for more information here.