The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society is a home for individuals who are solving problems and anticipating new challenges in agriculture, food, natural resources, and the environment.

Our activities support professional development, research excellence, knowledge exchange.

Current Webinar Series

The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society is pleased to announce a weekly webinar series, which is open to all members and non-members.  The webinars will take place over Zoom on Thursdays 1pm to 2pm (Eastern time).  Most of the presentations in the series will be submissions to our annual conference which was cancelled due to COVID-19.  Any comments or questions can be sent to peter.slade@usask.ca

How to join:
Click here for live Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 960 2303 9823
Password: 123321

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1pm – 2pm EST: Consumer Issues

Andrew Baynham, University of Guelph: The Impact of a Consumer’s Gaze: The Modern Menu
Laura Stortz, University of Guelph: Effect of Mandatory Front-of-package Nutrition Warning Labels on Healthy Food Choices
Albert Boaitey, University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Institutional trust, Food safety and Farm Animal Welfare Concerns: Evidence from a Field Survey

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 1pm – 2pm EST: First Nations Economics and Agriculture

Liam Kelly, University of Guelph: Endogenous Institutional Change on First Nations Reserves: Selecting into the First Nations Land Management Act
Elsie Richmond, University of Guelph: Land Quality and the Emergence of Certificates of Possession on Reserves in Canada
Omid Mirzaei: A Spatial Model of Investment Behaviour for First Nation Governments

Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1pm – 2pm EST: Demand For Meat and Meat Substitutes

Alison Grant, Purdue University: Distributional Income Level Effects of a Meat Tax: Results from a Basket-Based Choice Experiment
Amanda Norris, University of Guelph: Context Specific Factors Affecting Consumer Preferences for Antibiotic and Hormone Use During the Production of Beef in Canada
Peter Slade, University of Saskatchewan: Are livestock substitutes actually substitutes for livestock? Evidence from the almond milk craze

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 1pm – 2pm EST: Trade

Brendan McDougall, University of Guelph: The Effects of Canadian FTAs on the Intensive and Extensive Margins of Agri-Food Trade
Eli Sawadogo, Université Laval: Asymmetric Trade Creation Effects Between and Within Shallow and Deep Regional Trade Agreements
Wendkouni Jean-Baptiste Zongo, Agriculture Canada: Trade Margins with Convex Technologies

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