Experts available to speak on the Fall Economic Statement

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland. (Wikimedia Commons)

Federal Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland will deliver the Fall Economic Statement Tuesday afternoon. Western University has the following experts available to provide analysis.

Mahmood Nanji
Lawrence Centre Policy Fellow, Ivey School of Business; Former Associate Deputy Minister at Ontario’s Ministry of Finance

Areas of expertise: Budgets and policy, development of budgets, tax administration; 10 years of experience in federal government.

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.

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

Areas of expertise: Real estate economics, housing supply, real estate and finances, corporate real estate, urban economic geography.

Laura Stephenson
Professor, Department of Political Science

Areas of expertise: Federal policies, public support for the Liberals, political behaviour, shift in the dimensions of political debate, electoral preferences and engagement with politics.

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