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“Pierre is a key member of the C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council, and his work on central bank decisions and communications around the world adds unique insights to the Institute’s research,” commented Robson.

November 21, 2016 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Pierre Siklos, Professor of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, as a Research Fellow.

“Pierre is a key member of the C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council, and his work on central bank decisions and communications around the world adds unique insights to the Institute’s research,” commented Robson. “We welcome his continued collaboration.”

Pierre Siklos specializes in macroeconomics with an emphasis on the study of inflation, central banks and financial markets. He also conducts research in applied time series analysis. His research has been published in a variety of international journals and he has been a consultant to a variety of institutions and central banks. 

He is Scholar and member of the Scientific Committee of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. In 1999 he was Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and in 2009 was William Evans Fellow at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. He was WLU's University Research Professor for the academic year 2000-2001, and became the Director of the Viessmann European Research Centre in July 2005.

On January 10, 2008 Pierre was named to the C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council and he has also held the position of Research Fellow since August 2010. In 2008 he was Chairholder of the Bundesbank Foundation of International Monetary Economics at the Freie Universitat, Berlin and in December 2008, he became a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He was appointed to a three year term as a member of the Czech National Bank's Research Advisory Committee in September 2009 and in 2011 his paper "Enter the Dragon" (with R. Burdekin) won the best paper award at the Asia Finance Association Conference.

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