"Bank of Canada Briefing on the Canadian Economic Outlook"

Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Paul Beaudry and Jing Yang will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks.

This event is off the record and closed to the media.

Paul Beaudry (Deputy Governor) and Jing Yang (Senior Managing Director)

Bank of Canada

Paul Beaudry was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in February 2019. In this capacity, he is one of two deputy governors responsible for overseeing the Bank’s analysis and activities in promoting a stable and efficient financial system. As a member of the Bank’s Governing Council, he will share responsibility for decisions with respect to monetary policy and financial system stability and for setting the strategic direction of the Bank. Prior to his appointment to the Bank of Canada, Mr. Beaudry was Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver School of Economics and has also tenured at Université de Montréal and Boston University. Mr. Beaudry held the Chair in Economics at All Souls College, Oxford University. He is a two-time former laureate of the Bank of Canada’s Research Fellowship Award and recognition of his work includes the Canada Research Chair in Macroeconomics and the John Rae Prize from the Canadian Economics Association. Jing Yang was appointed Deputy Managing Director of the Bank of Canada’s Canadian Economic Analysis Department (CEA) in June 2016. In this capacity, Ms. Yang is responsible for the management and strategic direction of the department, which includes providing rigorous and timely analysis of economic conditions in Canada as well as advice on the conduct of monetary policy. In addition, the department conducts longer-term research into issues relevant to monetary policy, including how best to design Canada’s monetary policy framework and linkages between real and financial variables. Her work on the optimal level of bank capital was covered by The Financial Times and The Economist Magazine, and has been replicated by a number of central banks.

Date and Time:
Thursday, October 31, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Location:
Mezzanine Level
250 Howe Street
Vancouver

Cost:
No cost to attend, but pre-registration via the CABE store is required.

Registration Deadline:
Tuesday, October 29 (5:00PM), or earlier if capacity is reached.

Space is Limited!

Register today at CABE store.

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