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David Longworth
Adjunct Professor, Queen's University and Carleton University

PhD (Economics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology


David Longworth is a Term Adjunct Professor at the Department of Economics at Queen’s University. 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.