Overburdened Central Banks?: Balance Sheets and Beyond

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 2:30 PM
CIGI Session at Canadian Economics Association’s annual conference (CEA 2013) , HEC Montreal, 3000 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road , Montreal, Canada
Jun 1

CIGI-sponsored sessions at the Canadian Economics Association’s (CEA) annual conference provide a forum for Canadian economists to engage leading policy experts, in a dialogue on timely topics of national and international importance.

Topics for the CIGI Session at CEA 2013 will include: uses of central bank balance sheets in the conduct of conventional and unconventional monetary policy; liquidity support; emergency lending support; international spillovers; forward guidance; and, exit strategies.

CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Jenkins, a former senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, convened the following panel of leading experts in this area: Domenico Lombardi (chair), CIGI; Steven Ambler, Université du Québec à Montréal; Pierre Siklos, CIGI and Wilfrid Laurier University; Christopher Ragan, McGill University; and, Pierre Duguay, former deputy governor of the Bank of Canada.

Note: This session is only open to CEA-registered delegates.

Event Speakers

Domenico Lombardi is the former director of the Global Economy Program and a former member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.