Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) 5th Annual Conference


The Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) will hold its fifth annual conference on April 30, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver during the sixteenth annual meetings of the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) (April 29-30, 2011). The conference is a broad academic conference covering all aspects of labour market behaviour and skills development, broadly defined. The highlights of the SOLE conference include the presidential address by David Card (University of California at Berkeley), a luncheon policy address by Alan Krueger (Princeton University), and the Albert Rees lecture by Thomas Lemieux (University of British Columbia).

CLSRN conference participants will be required to register for the SOLE meetings. Participants can register for the SOLE Meetings here:

Registration fees for the SOLE Meetings are:

Registration between January 18, 2011 and April 15, 2011

SOLE Member: US$290
Non-SOLE Member: US$369
Student SOLE Member: US$240
Non-SOLE Member Student:    US$298

Registration between April 16, 2011 to April 30, 2011

SOLE Member: US$340
Non-SOLE Member: US$419
Student SOLE Member: US$290
Non-SOLE Member Student:    US$348

The Program Committee for this year’s CLSRN conference is:

Michael Baker, Economics, University of Toronto
Nicole Fortin, Economics, University of British Columbia (Chair of Program Committee)
Guy Lacroix, Economics, Université Laval
Lance Lochner, Economics, University of Western Ontario
Shelley Phipps, Economics, Dalhousie University