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Climate Change and Central Banking Workshop


Climate Change and Central Banking Workshop

Friday, May 10, 2019
08:00–09:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

Note that all sessions will take place at the Bank of Canada, in the Conference Centre. To enter the Bank, please use the entrance to the Bank of Canada Museum, located at 30 Bank Street (corner of Bank and Wellington Streets) and bring a piece of government-approved photo identification.

09:00–09:10 Opening Remarks

Carolyn A. Wilkins (Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)

09:10–10:40 Climate Change, Financial Stability and Central Banking

Chair: Sheryl King (Bank of Canada)

  The Impact of Climate Change on Central Banks’ policy objectives Sandra Batten (Bank of England)
  Holding company affiliation and risk: Evidence from the US Banking Sector

Radoslav Raykov (Bank of Canada)

10:40–11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00–12:30 Transition Risk: Firm-level Evidence

Chair: Miguel Molico (Bank of Canada)

  Carbon Risk

Ryan Riordan (Smith School of Business, Queens University)

  Do Environmental Regulations Affect the Decision to Export?

Jevan Cherniwchan (University of Alberta)

12:30–13:45 Lunch
13:45–15:00 Keynote Presentation: The Role of Economic Analysis in Combatting Climate Change

Per Krusell (Stockholm University)

15:00–15:20 Refreshment Break
15:20–16:50 Extreme Weather Events and Growth

Chair: Geoffrey Dunbar (Bank of Canada)

  Estimating the Consequences of Climate Change from Variation in Weather

Derek Lemoine (University of Arizona)

  Macroeconomic Consequences of Climate Change: Cross-Country and Within-Country Evidence

Kamiar Mohaddes (University of Cambridge)

16:50–17:00 Closing Remarks

Timothy Lane (Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)

Content Type(s): Conferences and workshops
Topic(s): Climate change