June 10, 2021 – William Robson, CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Steve Ambler as a Fellow-in-Residence and holder of the Institute’s David Dodge Chair in Monetary Policy.
“Steve is an outstanding monetary economist and a pillar of strength in the C.D. Howe Institute’s research program,” said Robson. “We are glad to have him as a colleague, and look forward to his continued contributions in this vital policy area.”
"The C.D. Howe Institute has long been recognized as the leader in research on Canadian monetary policy and its history,” said Ambler. “The Institute has now established itself as the arbiter of business cycle dates in Canada. I am proud and honoured to be associated with these traditions."
Professor Steve Ambler taught at l’École des sciences de la gestion de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM) from 1985-2020, and chaired the Department from 2012-2015.
Ambler has held visiting positions at the Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), the European University Institute, the Institut für Höhere Studien in Vienna, and the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian central bank).
He is the author of numerous articles in journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
He is a past president of the Société canadienne de science économique (1998-1999). He has been an Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics (1992-1995) and of Canadian Public Policy (1998-2003). He was on secondment to the Bank of Canada as Special Adviser from September 2006 to July 2007.
He was Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Economics Association from 2007 to 2012.
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