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September 30, 2019 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Pierre Duguay as a Research Fellow.

“During his career at the Bank of Canada and subsequently, Pierre has consistently distinguished himself as one of Canada’s most incisive minds on monetary policy,” said Robson. “We at the C.D. Howe Institute are delighted to be able to continue to benefit from his insights.”

“The C.D. Howe Institute is the preeminent source of objective, peer-reviewed, quality research informing public policy in Canada,” said Pierre Duguay, “and it is an honour to be given the opportunity to contribute insights to its work.”

Pierre Duguay served as a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada from January 2000 until his retirement from the Bank in July 2010. As a member of the Bank’s Governing Council, he shared responsibility for decisions with respect to monetary policy and financial system stability, and for setting the strategic direction of the Bank.

Mr. Duguay joined the Bank in 1973 as an Economist in the Research Department. In 1978, he moved to the Department of Monetary and Financial Analysis as Senior Economist. He was appointed Deputy Chief of the Research Department in 1984, Chief of the Department of Monetary and Financial Analysis in 1987, Chief of the Research Department in 1991 and Adviser to the Governor in 1992.

Born in Verdun, Quebec, Mr. Duguay received a bachelor of economics degree from the Université du Québec à Montréal in 1971 and a master’s degree in economics from the Université de Montréal in 1974.

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