The 45th annual conference of the Canadian Economics Association will be held at the University of Ottawa, June 3rd to 5th 2011. Every year, about 1000 economists in the academia, the public and private sectors gather to attend the CEA conference. Sessions feature recent research papers in all fields of specialization within economics. Highlights of the 2011 conference are available at http://economics.ca/2011/en/highlights.php. Panel Session: Managing Complexities: Global Economic Interdependencies and Policy Cooperation Paul Jenkins, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Mark Kruger, Canadian Embassy in China Jean-Fran├žois Perrault, Finance Canada John Curtis, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Pierre Siklos, CIGI Senior Fellow & Wilfrid Laurier University Regular Session: Imbalances and Monetary Volatility Confirmed paper givers Wang Jing, University of Western Ontario - "G20 Rebalancing: Which Measure of Imbalance?" Manmohan Agarwal, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow - "Impact of US Monetary Policy on Emerging Economies" Badye Essid, CIGI Economist - "Do Short-selling Restrictions Destabilize Stock Markets?"