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October 21, 2019 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Pierre Siklos as a Research Fellow.

“Pierre’s combined interest in macroeconomics and decision-making make him a unique contributor to the C.D. Howe Institute’s monetary policy research,” said Robson. “We are delighted to be continuing our collaboration with him.”

“I am grateful to the C.D. Howe not only for giving me the opportunity to put myself in the place of monetary policy decision-makers through the Monetary Policy Council but for the invaluable sources of comments and ideas that have informed my research over the years.”

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.  His work has been widely cited in several macro and econometrics textbooks. He has also been a visiting lecturer at several universities around Europe and North America, Australia, and New Zealand. His research has been funded by domestic and international agencies. 

He is Scholar 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 was Director of the Viessmann European Research Centre from July 2005 to June 2014.

On January 10th, 2008 he was named to the C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council. In 2008 he was chairholder of the Bundesbank Foundation of International Monetary Economics at the Freie Universitat, Berlin. In December 2008 he became a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). In September 2009 he was appointed to two three-year terms as a member of the Czech National Bank's Research Advisory Committee. In 2011 his paper "Enter the Dragon" (with R. Burdekin) won the best paper award at the Asia Finance Association Conference. In 2018 his paper “The Cross-Border Credit Channel and Lending Standards Surveys (with A. Filardo) won the best paper award at the National Business and Economics Society Conference.

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