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Eighteenth CIREQ Ph.D. Students’ Conference



Conference Venue
Concordia University
Sir George William Campus
H1155 – Economics Department
Henry F. Hall Building
1455, boul. de Maisonneuve O.
Montréal, Québec  H3G 1M8

Call for Papers : Poster

Invited Speakers
Jessica Burley (Manager, Analysis Group)
Lerby Ergun (Bank of Canada)
Alexandre Gracovetsky (Director, Data Science, Infrastructure Canada)

The program is available here.

This event will be held in person. As part of the event, we will also be hosting a special information session for PhD students preparing to enter the job market. This information session will be available in hybrid mode, allowing both in-person and virtual participation. Please note that priority for in-person participation for this session will be given to conference presenters due to limited seating capacity.

→ IN-PERSON REGISTRATION: Conference and Job Market Information Session.

→ VIRTUAL REGISTRATION: Job Market Information Session.

*  Registration is required for both events, and the deadline to register is May 5, 2023.


Deivis Angelis – University of British Columbia

Komla Avoumatsodo – Université du Québec à Montréal

Firmin Ayivodji – Université de Montréal

Bintou Ball – Université Laval

Alex Ballyk – University of Toronto

Henrique Barros – Brown University

Munk Bayar – Concordia University

Ekaterina Bezrukova – Dalhousie University

Luisa Carrer – Toulouse School of Economics

Aranya Chakraborty – McGill University

Melissa Croissard – Université du Québec à Montréal

Eugène Dettaa – Université de Montréal

William Duan – University of British Columbia

Ashim Dubey – University of Vienna

Oscar Fentanes – Toulouse School of Economics

Andrew Ferdowsian – Princeton University

Qidi Hu – Queen’s University

Hongtao Hui – McGill University

MD. Shahidul Islam – Concordia University

Paola Jaimes Santamaria – University of Ottawa

Hyungjin Kim – Pennsylvania State University

Fansa Koné – Université de Montréal

Kodjo Koudakpo – Université de Montréal

Raphael Langevin – McGill University

Yuxing Liang – Concordia University

Jin Lau – Rutgers University

Faqiang Li – Pennsylvania State University

Alaleh Iray Makvandi – Concordia University

Moubarak Moundou Megna – Université Laval

Sebastien Montpetit – Toulouse School of Economics

Colin Ndonfack – Université de Montréal

Kyoungah Noh – University at Albany, NY

Moudachirou Oumarou – Université de Montréal

Esma Ozturk – Pennsylvania State University

Tamara Pressman – McGill University

Saba Ranjbar – Concordia University

Gabriel Rodriguez Rondon – McGill University

Alex Sam – McMaster University

Yu Shi – McGill University

Deepti Sikri – University at Albany, The State University of New York

Ali Smaili – Dalhousie University

Hugo Subtil – Université Paris-Dauphine / École Polytechnique

Caitlin Treanor – University of Minnesota

Siming Xie – Concordia University

Endong Wang – McGill University

Edoardo Zanelli – University of Bologna


All the conference participants can benefit from discounted rates at the Grey Nuns Residence on the SGW-Concordia campus if you are in Montreal anytime between May 17 and 22. Please check the information below if you are interested in booking.

  • Visit the residence’s accommodation website to easily reserve online: https://www.concordia.ca/summerstays.
  • To benefit from a 10% discount use the following COUPON code: CIREQ23.
  • To see the maximum number of room-types available change the default setting from 2 to 1 adults.
  • The discount is valid from May 17 to May 22 should you wish to enjoy a longer stay in Montreal.
  • There is no block so rooms are available on a first come first served basis. Reserve early for the widest choice.  

Airport: the 747-bus runs between the city and Montreal Trudeau International Airport. It has two route options. The second route has several stops in the city. The closest one to Concordia University and Grey Nuns Residence is the second stop, the corner of René-Lévesque and Guy. For more information on hours of operation, bus fare, route and stops, please consult the following link.

The alternatives to the 747-bus are via taxi or Uber, car rental companies and hotel shuttle buses that are available at the airport.

VIA Rail: the main stop is in downtown Montreal and is connected to the Bonaventure and McGill metro stations.

Additionally, if travelling within the city, the closest metro station to Concordia University-SGW campus and the conference venue is Guy-Concordia. The closest metro stations to Grey Nuns Residence are Guy-Concordia and Lucien L’Allier.



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