Jean Boivin, PhD, Managing Director is Head of Economic and Markets Research at the BlackRock Investment Institute, a global platform which leverages BlackRock's global expertise to generate insights that augment their ability to create a better financial future for their clients.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Dr. Boivin served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada and then Associate Deputy Finance Minister and Finance Canada's representative at the G7, G20 and Financial Stability Board. Dr. Boivin has also taught at INSEAD, HEC Montreal and Columbia Business School and has written widely on macroeconomics, monetary policy and finance.
Dr. Boivin earned a B.Sc. degree in economics from the Universite de Montreal in 1995, an MA in economics from Princeton University in 1997 and a PhD in economics from Princeton University in 2000.