John Deutsch Institute
May 7-8, 2009
Organized by Charles Beach (Queen's University), Bev Dahlby (University of Alberta) and Paul Hobson (Acadia University)
|10:00 - 10:30   Registration|
10:30 - 12:00   Session I: Background Context and Major Themes
"The Prospect of a Hanging? The Political Context for the 2009 Federal Budget"
"A Federal Budget Designed for the Times: The Economic Action Plan of 2009"
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch
13:00 - 14:30   Session II: Economic Stimulus Objectives and Fiscal Impacts of the Budget
"Stabilization Policy Debates: Assessing the Case for Fiscal Stimulus"
"Parliamentary Budget Officer: Perspectives on Budget 2009"
"Is Shovel Ready Good Enough?"
14:30 - 15:00 Health Break
15:00 - 16:30 Session III: Tax Policy Changes and Financial Regulation
"Tax Policy Changes in the 2009 Budget: Much Ado About Stimulus?"
"What Have Four Conservative Budgets Done to Personal Income Taxes? An Empirical Analysis
of Who Won and Who Lost from 2005 to 2009"
"Financial Market Provisions and Regulation Changes"
18:00 - 20:00 Reception and Dinner at Queen's University Club
Conference to be held in the Policy Studies Building, Conference Room 202, Queen's University.
Conference registration fee is $300.00*, plus GST (GST Registration #R107868705). Registration is limited so please register early.
*A special rate will apply for academics.
Payment by cheque or by credit card. If paying by cheque, please make cheque payable to the John Deutsch Institute and mail to: Sharon Sullivan, John Deutsch Institute, Queen's University, Dunning Hall, Room 216, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6. If paying by credit card, either fill in the information on the online registration form, or phone Sharon at (613)533-2294, or e-mail Sharon the credit card information.
phone: (780) 492-3406; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Hobson, Department of Economics, Acadia University
phone: 902-585-1575; e-mail: email@example.com
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Phone: (613) 533-2294;
Fax: (613) 533-6025