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Montréal Real Estate Forum
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Jimmy Jean
Vice President Chief Economist & Strategist, Economic Studies at Mouvement Desjardins


Jimmy Jean is Vice-President, Chief Economist and Strategist for Desjardins Group. Jimmy oversees the research, analysis and forecasting work of his team, which has repeatedly won the FocusEconomics award for best forecaster for the Canadian economy. Renowned for his insight, clarity and talent for popularization, Jimmy is an in-demand speaker, and is regularly invited to share his thoughts in French- and English-language economic and financial media across the country. Although he has spent most of his career with Desjardins Group, Jimmy Jean has also held the position of Senior Strategist at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He has also worked as an economist at Moody's, RBC Capital Markets and Statistics Canada. He holds a master's degree in applied economics from HEC Montréal and is a CFA charterholder.

Agenda Sessions

  • Economic outlook for the greater Montréal region: navigating a recession, inflation and everything in-between