Princeton Lecture Series

2023 Princeton Developments Ltd Distinguished Lecture in Finance with Paul Beaudry, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada. The speech will be about the importance of the Bank of Canada’s 2% inflation target. The Deputy Governor will talk about why low and stable inflation is good for the economy and for Canadians.


PAUL BEAUDRY, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

Mr Beaudry has been Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada since 2019. 

Born in Montréal, Quebec, Mr. Beaudry holds a BA in Economics from Laval University, an MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University.

At the time of his appointment to the Bank of Canada, Mr. Beaudry was Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver School of Economics. Mr. Beaudry began his career as assistant professor at the Université de Montréal in 1989. During 2009 and 2010, Mr. Beaudry held the Chair in Economics at All Souls College, Oxford University.

Mr. Beaudry is a two-time former laureate of the Bank of Canada’s Research Fellowship Award. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023

  • Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Location: Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Empire Ballroom

Please RSVP for this event by contacting by February 9!

Order of events:

3:30 pm — Light refreshment and registration

4:00 pm — Lecture by Deputy Governor Beaudry

4:30 pm — Audience Q&A

5:00 pm  Program ends

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