Osberg, Lars, "Social Policy and the Demand Side," (revised version of a paper prepared for presentation at the Canadian Employment Research Forum workshop on Income Support, Ottawa, Ontario, September 24, 1993).
Osberg, Lars, "How Much Can Income Tax on the Top 1% be Raised?" (paper presented at the S. D. Clark Symposium on “Income Inequality and the Future of Canadian Society”, University of Toronto, Friday, October 30, 2015).
Osberg, Lars, "What's so bad about more inequality?" (presented to ACADEMY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES IN AUSTRALIA – 2013 ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM Levelling the Spirit: Addressing the Social Impacts of Economic Inequality, Canberra, Australia November 12, 2013).
Osberg, Lars, "Measuring Economic Insecurity and Vulnerability as part of Economic Well-being: Concepts and Context," (paper presented at 31st General Conference of IARIW: Parallel Session 7B “Economic Insecurity, Demography and Well-Being”, St-Gallen, Switzerland, Friday, August 27, 2010).
Osberg, Lars, "Canadian Inequality, Then and Now: Can Increasing Inequality be a Steady State?" (paper presented at Progressive Economics Forum, Canadian Economics Association Annual Meetings, Vancouver, May 31, 2014).
Osberg, Lars, "Looking Forward: Social Security in an Era of Ageing, Inequality and Instability,"(Draft version of paper to be presented at 21ST INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SEMINAR ON ISSUES IN SOCIAL SECURITY, SIGTUNA, SWEDEN, 2 - 4 JUNE, 2014).
Osberg, Lars, "Labour Supply and Inequality Trends in the U.S.A and Elsewhere," (paper presented at CSLS/IRPP Conference on “Linkages between Economic Growth and Inequality”Chateau Laurier Hotel, Ottawa, January 26, 2001).
Osberg, Lars and Andrew Sharpe, "An Index of Labour Market Well-being for OECD Countries," (paper presented in he session “The Development of A New Architecture for Labor Market Statistics” at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association, San Diego, California, January 3-5, 2004).
Osberg, Lars, "International Trends in Poverty - How Rates Mislead and Intensity Matters," (paper presented to to the Canadian Economics Association Annual Meetings, McGill University, Montreal, June 1, 2001).
Osberg, Lars and Andrew Sharpe, "International Comparison of Trends in Economic Well-Being," (paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association, Boston, Massachusetts, January 7-9, 2000).
Osberg, L.. 2003. "Human Well Being and Economic Well Being: What Values Are Implicit in Current Indices?." (presentation at the WIDER Conference on Inequality, Poverty and Human Well-being Helsinki, 30-
31 May 2003 and at the CSLS session on Indexes of Economic and Social Well-being at the annual
meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 30-June 1, 2003.)
Osberg, Lars and Kuan Xu, "How Should we Measure Global Poverty in a Changing World?" (paper presented at the International Conference on Official Poverty Statistics, Mandaluyong City, Philippines, 2004).
Osberg, Lars, "The Framework of an Efficient Labour Market", (paper presented at the Round Table on Creating a More Efficient Labour Market, hosted by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards, Luncheon Address, Ottawa, February 27, 2001).