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Speaker(s): Bill Morneau
Chair: Professor Wouter Den Haan
Recorded on 15 November 2016 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, shares his views on the global economy and how Canada is investing to strengthen its middle class and grow the economy over the long term.
Bill Morneau (@Bill_Morneau) is Canada’s Finance Minister. Previously, he led Morneau Shepell and was Pension Investment Advisor to Ontario’s Finance Minister. Morneau’s community service in Toronto is extensive, having supported the arts, helped street kids, and improved access to health care and education. Internationally, he founded a school for Somali and Sudanese youth in an African refugee camp. He holds a B.A. from Western University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an MBA from INSEAD.
Wouter Den Haan is Professor of Economics at LSE and Co-Director of the Centre for Macroeconomics.
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