SRDC researchers give two presentations at the CEA meeting in Ottawa

May 29, 2003

Several SRDC researchers attended the Canadian Economics Association (CEA) annual meeting held at Carleton University in Ottawa from May ,29 to June ,1, ,2003. In a session organized by SRDC, Carole Vincent, Shawn de Raaf, and Anne Motte presented the results of their research on the characteristics and circumstances of workers who face barriers to secure, year-round employment and, consequently, must rely on Employment Insurance benefits. Cathleen Johnson presented the results of her research with Claude Montmarquette and Catherine Eckel that uses experimental economics to analyze the behaviour and preferences of the working poor with respect to saving for learning activities.