Experts available to speak on interest rates, financial stress, inflation and financial systems

A recent Angus Reid Institute survey found one in three Canadians say they are struggling financially.

Western University has the following experts available to discuss financial stress, inflation, housing markets, financial institutions and personal finances:

Cristián Bravo
Associate Professor, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences; Canada Research Chair in Banking and Insurance Analytics

Areas of expertise: Banking and financial institutions, financial technology (fintech), credit scoring and credit risk, artificial intelligence and data science, profit-driven business analytics.

Chuck Grace
Lecturer, Ivey School of Business, Program Director for Western’s Financial Wellness Lab

Areas of expertise: Financial stress and personal finance, wealth management, financial technology (fintech), household finance.

Mike Moffatt
Assistant Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy, Ivey School of Business

Areas of expertise: Interest rates, housing markets and affordable housing, political risk, innovation policy.

Diana Mok
Associate Professor, DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies

Areas of Expertise: Real estate economics, alternative lenders, real estate and finances, corporate real estate, housing, urban economic geography.

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