It’s hoped Carleton’s new Centre for Monetary and Financial
Economics will generate leading-edge knowledge and research on monetary and financial economics.
“Carleton’s expertise on monetary and financial policy is impressive
and the centre will provide a much needed and most valuable resource
for Canadians,” Carleton University President, Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte said at the opening ceremony.
The centre is home to 20 accomplished Carleton researchers from the
Faculty of Public Affairs and beyond who will set up, manage and expand
national and international networks and communities.
cutting-edge research, they will deliver professional development
courses, workshops, conferences, and symposia for the public and
private sectors on contemporary issues in the field as well as provide
training opportunities for graduate students.
The first co-directors of the CMFE are Drs. Charles Freedman and
Stephen Ferris. Dr. Edward Jackson, Associate Dean (Research and
Graduate Affairs) in the Faculty of Public Affairs, is a member of the
Centre’s Management Board.
The website for the centre can be found at http://www.carleton.ca/cmfe/.