Experts available to speak to the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement

The Bank of Canada is making its latest interest rate announcement tomorrow amid speculation that a rate increase is possible. Western University has the following experts available to speak on the ramifications of the announcement.

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.

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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