Posts Tagged: economics

Closing the world’s equity gap requires concerted policy shifts, says Indian activist

March 22, 2017

The gap between rich and poor, between powerful and disenfranchised, has rarely been more pronounced than it is now, says world-renowned activist and scientist Vandana Shiva. The India-based environmentalist and…

The “core” of core inflation — Bank of Canada’s Lawrence Schembri to speak at Western

February 3, 2017

The Bank of Canada’s delicate dance of setting and tweaking monetary policy – assessing financial trends, pressures and risks and then aiming for two-per-cent inflation —is crucial to Canada’s economic…

$2-million donation establishes Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking at Western

May 9, 2016

Western University is poised to move to the forefront of central banking teaching and research in Canada, thanks to a recent generous donation from The Jarislowsky Foundation announced today. The…

Western Professor James MacGee receives Bank of Canada Governor’s Award

March 27, 2013

Western University Economics Professor James MacGee has been awarded the prestigious Governor’s Award by the Bank of Canada.