APEBC (Vancouver): Bank of Canada Briefing on the Canadian Economic Outlook, Larry Schembri and Jing Yang

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Wednesday 24 April 2019, 12:00 - 13:30


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Bank of Canada Briefing on the Canadian Economic Outlook

Speaker: Lawrence Schembri (Deputy Governor) and Jing Yang (Deputy Managing Director), Bank of Canada

Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Lawrence Schembri 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.

Location: Mezzanine Level, 250 Howe Street

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 
Cost: There is no cost to attend, but online pre-registration via the CABE store is required.

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:  www.cabe.ca/apebcstore 

Registration closes 5 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, or earlier if capacity is reached. 

For instructions on how to make a purchase:  http://www.cabe.ca/store_video

About the Speaker

Lawrence L. Schembri was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in 2013, serving as one of two deputy governors responsible for overseeing the Bank’s analysis and activities to promote a stable and efficient financial system. In 2016, he became responsible for overseeing the Bank’s analysis of domestic economic developments. As a member of the Bank’s Governing Council, he shares responsibility for decisions with respect to monetary policy and financial system stability, and for setting the strategic direction of the Bank. His published research has focused on exchange rate and monetary theory and policy in open economies, the international monetary system and financial stability.

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.

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