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Keynote: Benjamin Tal


Taking an Outside-in Perspective:
Linking Economics to HR​
Wednesday, January 20, 2​016, 12:00 PM

When economist Benjamin Tal talks about macro trends in economics, he not only contributes to the conversation, but frequently sets the agenda. Join this fascinating keynote to learn what Benjamin knows about the critical link between economics and HR. Besides discussing global macroeconomic forces impacting our economy, he will explore mismatches in the labour market, focusing on youth unemployment, quality of employment, the failing return on education and how the choice of field of study impacts job market outcomes. 

Benjamin is responsible for analyzing economic developments and their implications for North American fixed income, equity, foreign exchange and commodities markets. He also acts in an advisory capacity to bank officers on issues related to wealth management, household/corporate credit and risk.  He is well known for his groundbreaking published research on topics such as labour market dynamics, real estate, credit markets, international trade and business economic conditions. Benjamin is often called on by national and global media for his analysis of economic issues that impact financial markets, consumers, corporations and public policy. 

Gain a deeper understanding of the macro environment and better your align HR strategies to the broader context of business today.​


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