Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins is a CIGI distinguished fellow. He contributes expertise on international policy coordination and financial stability, with a particular interest in the Group of Twenty. Previously he served as senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada.

International Policy Coordination International Financial Institutions Financial Stability


Paul Jenkins is a CIGI distinguished fellow. He provides strategic advice to CIGI, including on activities related to CIGI’s partnership with the Institute for New Economic Thinking and broader macroeconomic issues.

Paul’s research focuses on international policy coordination and financial stability. In 2011, he co-authored the special report, Preventing Crises and Promoting Economic Growth, with Paola Subacchi, Chatham House’s director of international economics research.

Paul received his M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in England and his B.A. in economics from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. From 2003 to 2010, Paul served as senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada. He was the bank’s chief operating officer and a member of its board of directors. His duties included overseeing strategic planning, the conduct of monetary policy as a member of the bank’s governing council and participating in fulfilling the bank’s responsibilities for promoting financial stability.

In addition to his position at CIGI, Paul is a member of the board of governors of the University of Western Ontario, a senior distinguished fellow in the Faculty of Public Affairs at Carleton University and a senior fellow at the C. D. Howe Institute.

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Essid, Badye, and Paul Jenkins. 2011. "Understanding Global Interdependencies: The Contribution of Economic Models". CIGI Commentary April 15.
Jenkins, Paul, and Paola Subacchi. 2011. "Preventing Crises and Promoting Economic Growth: A Framework for International Policy Cooperation". Chatham House and CIGI Special Report April 6.
Cairn, Barry, Colin Bradford, Deanne Leifso, Gordon Smith, and Paul Jenkins. 2011. "Challenges and Opportunities for the French Presidency: The G20 — 2011 and Beyond". CIGI Conference Report March 8.

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