The Labour Market and Monetary Policy, Philip Lowe, Governor, RBA
RBA Governor’s Address: The Labour Market and Monetary Policy
Originally planned as a sit-down lunch in Queensland, the recent COVID restrictions has forced this event to move online. As such, the Economic Society of Australia is able to offer this as a national event.
The webinar will address recent developments in the economy. There are a lot of interesting issues to cover! The address will be followed by a Q&A session.
Date: Thursday, 8 July 2021
Time: 12,30pm until 1.30pm AEST
Location: Online only - register below (link will be forwarded shortly before the event starts)
Mr Philip Lowe holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.Comm (Honours) in Economics/Econometrics from the University of New South Wales. He has authored numerous papers, including on the linkages between monetary policy and financial stability. He commenced as Governor on 18 September 2016.
He is Chair of the Reserve Bank Board and Payments System Board, and Chair of the Council of Financial Regulators. He is a member of the Financial Stability Board. Prior to his current role, he held the positions of Deputy Governor, Assistant Governor (Economic) and Assistant Governor (Financial System). He also spent two years at the Bank for International Settlements working on financial stability issues.
Mr Lowe is Chair of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children and a director of The Anika Foundation. He is also Chair of the Committee on the Global Financial System of the Bank for International Settlements. He is a signatory to The Banking and Finance Oath.