New South Wales

Australian Business Economists - Lunchtime Briefing


From: Thursday November 13, 2014, 12:30 pm

To: Thursday November 13, 2014, 2:00 pm

The Business Cycle Dr Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia, will discuss the forces currently shaping the Australian economy and provide a timely update of the outlook. He will also focus on some different ways of measuring the state of the business cycle in Australia. Dr Christopher Kent Christopher Kent is the Assistant Governor (Economic) at the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position he has held since February 2012. In this role, he is responsible for the Bank's Economic Analysis and Economic Research Departments and is the chief economic advisor to the Governor and the Board. Prior to holding this role, Christopher worked as Head of Payments Policy Department and earlier as Head of Economic Research. He also spent two years with the International Monetary Fund working on the Italian desk. Christopher holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the Australian National University. He has authored numerous papers on the Australian economy and macroeconomic policy and edited a number of the Bank's annual Conference Volumes. Cost: $45 members, $75 non-members, $520 tables (of 8 guests each) A working lunch will be served Enquiries: 0419 256 339 To book on line, please click here


Bloomberg Auditorium

1 Bligh Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

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