David Amirault was appointed Regional Director (Economics) at the Bank of Canada's Regional Office for the Atlantic Provinces in 1999. In this capacity, he directs research and analysis on economic and financial developments in the region.
Russell Barnett is Senior Policy Director in the Canadian Economic Analysis Department. In this capacity, he is a member of the senior leadership team overseeing the Bank's analysis of the Canadian economy and its research on monetary policy.
Shutao Cao is a senior economist in the Canadian Economic Analysis Department. His research areas are macroeconomics and labour economics. His recent research focuses on aggregate implications of reallocation, productivity measurement, and labour supply over the life cycle.
Jean-Philippe Cayen is the Director of the Projection Division in the Canadian Economic Analysis Department. In this capacity, he oversees the Bank’s economic analysis and forecasts of the Canadian economy. His primary interests include economic forecasting and business cycles analysis. Jean-Philippe obtained his Masters in Applied Economics from the HEC Montréal.