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A CIRANO Associate Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Paul Beaudry became Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in 2019. In this role, he oversees the Bank’s financial system analysis and shares responsibility for setting monetary policy.
Before coming to the Bank, he spent 25 years as a professor at the University of British Columbia, where his research focused on technical change and growth, labour economics, monetary policy and financial system stability. He has also held academic positions at Oxford University, Boston University and Université de Montréal. Mr. Beaudry held a Canada Research Chair in economics from 2000 to 2015 and is a two-time recipient of the Bank of Canada’s Research Fellowship Award.
Born in Montréal, he holds a BA in Economics from Université Laval, an MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University.