OEA: Presentation on the Monetary Policy Report

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Tuesday 30 October 2018, 10:30 - 12:00


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Ottawa Economics Association

October 30, 2018 Event

Presentation on the Monetary Policy Report


This session will be private, closed to media


SPEAKER:  Jean-Philippe Cayen,  Director of the Projection Division, Canadian Economic Analysis Department


WHERE:   Bank of Canada Conference Centre, 30 Bank Street  (Southwest corner of Bank and Wellington Streets)


WHEN:   Tuesday, October 30,  10:30 to 12:00




Pre-registration is mandatory because of Bank of Canada security procedures and because space is limited.   


To register, please complete the online registration form below.  Registration deadline is 8:00 PM,  Thursday, October 25, but will close earlier should the event reach capacity. 


There is no charge for this workshop.   However, as space is limited,  priority will be given to members for registrations received prior to  October 10th.    


For security purposes, no attendees will be admitted to the session after 10:50 A.M.




On October 24th, the Bank of Canada will release its quarterly Monetary Policy Report. 


Have inflationary pressures eased or grown in recent months?  Is the economy operating close to capacity? How prominent a role will recent trade developments play in monetary policy decisions? Is the Bank biased towards a tighter monetary policy or towards the status quo?   What are the main risks to the economic outlook?


Join us to hear a detailed overview of the Bank's policies and strategies, plus a look at the current economic climate and its implications for inflation.  



Jean-Philippe Cayen is the Director of the Projection Division in the Canadian Economic Analysis Department. In this capacity, he oversees the Bank’s economic analysis and forecasts of the Canadian economy. His primary interests include economic forecasting and business cycles analysis. Jean-Philippe obtained his Masters in Applied Economics from the HEC Montréal.



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