About the C.D. Howe Institute

The C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. Widely considered to be Canada's most influential think tank, the Institute is a trusted source of essential policy intelligence, distinguished by research that is nonpartisan, evidence-based and subject to definitive expert review.

Get the App

Central Banking

Share

Ripple Effects: Oil Price Shocks and Monetary Policy
August 30, 2016 - Steve Ambler

August 30, 2016 – The effects of large oil price shocks on the Canadian economy are complex, as is the best response of monetary policy, but getting it wrong can be very costly, according to a new...

Mounting Evidence: Findings from Natural Experiments in Inflation Targeting
March 31, 2016 - Michael Parkin

International evidence shows the wide economic benefits of inflation targeting, says a ground-breaking C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Mounting Evidence: Findings from Natural Experiments in...

Looking for Liquidity: Banking and Emergency Liquidity Facilities
February 9, 2016 - Jeremy Kronick

The Bank of Canada should start preparing for the next financial crisis, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Looking for Liquidity: Banking and Emergency Liquidity Facilities,”...

Improving on the CPI: A Proposal for a Better Inflation Indicator
August 12, 2015 - Aaron Jacobs and Finn Poschmann

The Bank of Canada should track inflation using a measure that better accounts for changes in resale housing prices, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Improving on the CPI: A...

Securing Monetary and Financial Stability: Why Canada Needs a Macroprudential Policy Framework
June 24, 2015 - David Longworth and Paul Jenkins

The Bank of Canada should focus monetary policy on inflation, not systemic risk, according to a new report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Securing Monetary and Financial Stability...

Good Governance of Monetary Policy in Canada:  Lessons from the C.D. Howe Institute’s Shadow Council
October 30, 2014 - Matthias Neuenkirch and Pierre Siklos

The Bank of Canada should consider publicly disclosing the discussions and dissenting opinions of members of its interest-rate-setting committee, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In...

Bank of Canada fuelling uncertainty with poor messaging on rates: Globe and Mail Op-Ed
Op-Ed
Before Wednesday's Bank of Canada interest-rate hike, financial markets had priced in only a 50-50 chance of such a move. This means that half the market believed the bank would hold rates steady,...
Pierre L. Siklos - Pull Back the Curtain, Let Us See How Monetary Policy is Formed
Intelligence Memos
From: Pierre L. Siklos To: Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance Date: August 2, 2017 Re: Pull Back the Curtain, Let Us See How Monetary Policy is Formed When it comes to carrying out monetary policy...
Pierre L. Siklos - Should We Revisit Monetary Policy to Consider a Financial Stability Link?
Intelligence Memos
From: Pierre L. Siklos To: Minister of Finance Date: July 28, 2017 Re: Should We Revisit Monetary Policy to Consider a Financial Stability Link? In his letter to the Minister of Finance regarding the...

There are no results matching your selection.

Connect with Us

© 2014 C.D. Howe Institute. All Rights Reserved.

Connect with Us

© 2014 C.D. Howe Institute. All Rights Reserved.