Economic Outlook: Strong growth, higher inflation

Jean-François Perrault | Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank

Strong growth is pushing inflation to levels not seen in 30 years. JF will explain why this is happening and what it means for firms and households.


Jean-François Perrault joined Scotiabank in 2015 as Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist. He leads a team of Economists to support Scotiabank’s domestic and international business lines and clients from retail to capital markets, providing Scotiabank’s senior executives, business lines and customers with perspectives, insights and forecasts on economic, financial market and policy developments.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Jean-François held prominent roles with the federal government, the Bank of Canada, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.