What are the pressures leading China to change its growth model? Mark Kruger will review policies for managing this change and the risks that these policies face. Finally, what are the implications for Canada arising from this transition?
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:30pm
Please note: This meeting will be held under the Chatham House Rule.
Mark Kruger is Senior Policy Director in the International Economic Analysis Department at the Bank of Canada. He began his career at the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission in Calgary, Alberta in 1982. He joined the Bank of Canada in 1989 as an economist in the Monetary and Financial Analysis Department. He moved to the International Economic Analysis Department in 1992, where he held a number of positions including Assistant Chief responsible for international financial policy and emerging market issues. He served as a Senior Advisor to the Canadian Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2006. From 2006 to 2013, Mark headed the Economic and Financial Section in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing. In September 2013, he returned to the Bank of Canada. Mark was born and raised in Montreal. He has a B.A. from Colby College and an M.A. from University of Toronto.
Christ Church Cathedral
414 Sparks Street, Ottawa
Free parking and handicapped access
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