Several CIGI experts are participating in this year's CEA conference in Ottawa. 

On Friday, June 3, at 10:30 a.m., Senior Fellow Jeff Rubin will deliver a CIGI-sponsored lecture titled "From Energy Superpower to World Breadbasket: The Transition of the Canadian Economy in the Age of Climate Change."

On Friday, June 3, at 10:30 a.m., Senior Fellow Pierre Siklos will participate on a panel by the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) asking "Should The Bank Of Canada Raise The Inflation Target?"

On Saturday, June 4, at 8:30 a.m., Senior Research Associate Samantha St. Amand will participate on a panel focusing on unconventional monetary policies.

Event Speakers

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Jeff Rubin

CIGI Senior Fellow

Jeff Rubin is a CIGI senior fellow. A Canadian economist and bestselling author, Jeff is a world-leading energy expert and former chief economist and chief strategist at CIBC World Markets.

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Pierre Siklos

CIGI Senior Fellow

Pierre Siklos is a CIGI senior fellow. His research interests include applied time series analysis and monetary policy, with a focus on inflation and financial markets. Pierre is a research associate at Australian National University’s Centre for Macroeconomic Analysis and a senior fellow at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.

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Samantha St. Amand

Senior Research Associate, Global Economy

Samantha St. Amand is a CIGI senior research associate in the Global Economy Program. She has a B.A. (honours) in economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.A. in economics from the University of Waterloo. Samantha previously worked as a research assistant at the Viessmann European Research Centre in Waterloo.

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