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David Longworth
Research Fellow

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. From 2010 to 2020, he was also 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 policy research interests are credit cycles, financial regulation, monetary policy, and preventing future pandemics. He is a Research Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute.