William (Bill) White is currently a Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto. From 2009 until March 2018, he served as Chair of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD in Paris. Prior to that, he spent fourteen years as Economic Adviser at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel. In that role he was responsible for all BIS research, data collection, and the organization of meetings for central bankers from around the world. Before joining the BIS in 1994, he was the Deputy Governor responsible for international affairs at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa. In 2016, he was awarded the Adam Smith Award, the highest award of the National Association of Business Economists in Washington.
Bill authored a paper for Panel 5.