Ph.D. (Economics) Stanford University.
M.Sc. (Economics), London School of Economics and Political Science
David Dodge Chair in Monetary Policy, C.D. Howe Institute
Professor Ambler has taught at l’École des sciences de la gestion de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM) since 1985, and has chaired the Department (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. He is also a senior fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.