Toronto: The Price Paradox (Demand Ain’t Dead)

When:
February 24, 2016 all-day
2016-02-24T00:00:00-08:00
2016-02-25T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Scotia Plaza
40 King St W, 44th floor
Toronto
Contact:

You are invited to the Wednesday, February 24th meeting of the Discussion Group of CIM’s Management and Economics Society, for a presentation by:

Peter G. Hall

Vice-President and Chief Economist
Export Development Canada

who will deliver a presentation on:

The Price Paradox (Demand Ain’t Dead)

Abstract: Chaos seems to rule in markets at the moment. Prices have been in freefall since mid-2014, and there seems to be no end to the fallout. Many have simply concluded that the cause is world weakness. Are they right, or is there an underlying story that’s not being told? Join us for a walk around the world economy that puts current event in context, with some surprising conclusions.

BIO: Peter Hall joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in November 2004. With over 25 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting, Mr. Hall is responsible for overseeing EDC’s economic analysis, country risk assessment and corporate research groups. In addition to preparing strategic advice for senior management at EDC, Mr. Hall is a featured speaker at conferences, international roundtables and policy fora, and regularly appears in television, radio and print media commenting on the world economy and Canadian international trade issues. He produces a widely circulated print and video weekly commentary covering an eclectic range of current global economic issues.

Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Hall directed the economic forecasting activities of the Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Hall has served as president of both the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a 600-member national association of professional economists, and its largest local chapter, the Ottawa Economics Association. Mr. Hall has degrees in economics from both Carleton University and the University of Toronto.

EDC is Canada’s trade finance agency, providing financing and insurance solutions locally and around the world to help Canadian companies of any size respond to international business opportunities. As a profitable Crown corporation that operates on commercial principles, EDC works together with private- and public- sector financial institutions to create greater capacity for Canadian companies to engage in trade and investment.

 

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Refreshments at 4:15pm – Presentation at 4:35 pm

at

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Scotia Plaza, 40 King St W, 44th floor, Toronto

 

All are welcome to this excellent networking and learning opportunity. Please RSVP by email to secretary@cimmes.org if you are interested in attending.

Thank you to our sponsor, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP for again providing the space.

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