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The 2019 Timlin Lecture: The Role of Central Banks

Posted in Politics & Society
Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Stephen Williamson (PhD) is a professor and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking at Western University

A talk by Dr. Stephen Williamson (PhD) presented by the Timlin Trust and the Department of Economics

Monday, April 15
5 pm
Neatby-Timlin Theatre, Arts Building 241
9 Campus Dr.

Free and open to the public

Reception to follow

The Role of Central Banks
by Dr. Stephen Williamson, Professor and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking, Western University

Central Banks are powerful institutions in most countries. How did these institutions originate? How do they matter in modern economies? How is their role evolving? What is special about central banking, as practiced by the Bank of Canada? The talk will address these questions, and more.

The Timlin Lecture is a series established in 1983 in honour of Mabel Frances Timlin (1891–1976). More information:


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