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October 17, 2017

Policymakers need not be the passive victims of revisions to the economic data they are scrutinizing, according to a report by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Revisions to Economic Statistics and Their Impact on Policymaking,” Philip Cross, former Chief Economic Analyst at Statistics Canada, says policymakers can proactively take measures to anticipate revisions.

Philip Cross
Philip Cross, Former Chief Economic Analyst, Statistics Canada, Research Fellows

Philip Cross is a Research Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute, focusing on the study of business cycles and economic indicators.

Formerly the Chief Economic Analyst at Statistics Canada, his work at the Institute focuses primarily on the study of business cycles and economic indicators.