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David Longworth
Former Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada; Adjunct Professor, Queen's University and Carleton University

PhD (Economics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology


David Longworth is Associate Director of the Graduate Diploma Program in Risk Policy and Regulation in the Department of Economics at Queen’s University, where he is a Term Adjunct Professor. Since 2010, he has also been an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University. Before that, he had a 36-year career at the Bank of Canada. From April 2003 until March 2010, he was a Deputy Governor there—one of two responsible for issues related to financial stability and financial markets.

David Longworth received a BSc in Mathematical Statistics in 1973 and an MA in Economics in 1974, both from the University of Alberta. He also graduated with a PhD in Economics from MIT in 1979. He has published in leading journals, including the Journal of Finance. His major research interest is financial regulation, especially macroprudential policy. He is a Research Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute.