Monetary and economic policies on both sides of the Atlantic | Panel: Economic Effects of Digitalisation

VIDEO October 3, 2019

Speaker / Author

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner and Chief Economist of Strategas

Mr. Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the Firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006. He oversees Strategas' thematic research as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.

Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an Economist and Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group. Before joining ISI, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, focusing on the analysis of U.S. macroeconomic data and price/wage forecasting models. He is frequently quoted in the financial press. ... Read More

Jens Suedekum

Professor of International Economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics at Heinrich-Heine-University

Jens Suedekum is Professor of International Economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics at Heinrich-Heine-University. He is a specialist on global trade, digitalization and labour markets, and published widely in leading academic peer-reviewed journals. According to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Jens is among the most influential economists in the German-speaking world. His work has been covered in outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, The Economist, ZEIT, BILD, etc. Moreover, he has been an advisor to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Commission, the German Federal Government, Bundesbank, and various political ... Read More

Lori Rennison

Senior Policy Director in the International Department, Bank of Canada

Lori Rennison is Senior Policy Director in the International Department at the Bank of Canada. She is part of the senior leadership team overseeing the Bank’s analysis of global economic developments relevant for Canada. She also leads the activities that support the Bank’s participation in international policy forums and is Chair of the G7 Central Bank Working Group on Digitalization. She conducts and oversees policy analysis and research on a range of economic issues of importance to monetary policy. Ms. Rennison joined the Bank in 2007. She has served as Director of the Regional Analysis Division, leading staff in carrying out ... Read More

Yael Selfin

Chief Economist, KPMG

Yael is Chief Economist at KPMG in the UK and a Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. She has been advising clients on the global economic outlook and its impact on their strategy for over 20 years. Her experience spans private sector clients across a wide range of industries and geographies, as well as public sector bodies. Her research looks at the impact major changes, including new technologies and Brexit, could have on the economy as well as on individual businesses. Her work at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research looks at ways to lift ... Read More