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July 26, 2016

A new business cycle measurement developed by a C.D. Howe analyst provides further evidence that there was no recession in 2015, according to a new Institute report. In “Taking the Economic Pulse: An Improved Tool to Help Track Economic Cycles in Canada,” author Jeremy Kronick fills a crucial data gap with a new and improved diffusion index that accurately measures how economic shocks spread throughout the economy. 

Jeremy Kronick

Jeremy is Associate Director, Research at the C.D. Howe Institute, where he is in charge of the financial services and monetary policy research programs. He has written on a range of topics including the link between demographics and monetary policy, how blockchain technology will impact the economy, and the importance of the financial services sector in trade negotiations.