Economist appointed Special Adviser to Bank of Canada
Economics professor Frank Milne has been appointed Special Adviser to the Bank of Canada for the 2008-09 year.
Professor Milne will join the Bank on a part-time basis from September to December 2008, and full-time from January through June 2009. In this position, he will examine issues related to the recent turbulence in global financial markets. His current areas of research include asset and derivative pricing, theory of the firm and management control mechanisms, non-standard preferences, and theory and public policy issues dealing with banking and financial intermediation.
The position of Special Adviser was created to bring additional perspectives to monetary policy discussions. It also gives university and private sector professionals in economics and finance first-hand knowledge of the Bank of Canada.
Professor Milne holds a PhD (1975) from the Australian National University, as well as an MA and a BA in economics, both from Monash University. He has authored a book, published papers and book reviews in many journals, and participated in numerous policy conference presentations. He has been a member of the editorial board of Mathematical Finance since 1991.
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