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Faulty Transmissions: How Demographics Affect Monetary Policy in Canada
March 27, 2018 - Steve Ambler and Jeremy Kronick

Canada’s aging population has acted as a drag on the effectiveness of monetary policy since the financial crisis, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Faulty Transmissions:...

Understanding the Volatility of the Canadian Exchange Rate
February 8, 2018 - Martin Eichenbaum, Benjamin K. Johannsen and Sergio Rebelo

Contrary to popular belief, commodity prices are not the best predictor of the future exchange rate for the...

Innovation Policy in Canada: A Holistic Approach
December 14, 2017 - Daniel Schwanen

Canada’s mediocre innovation performance calls for a broader policy approach, according to a new report from the C. D. Howe Institute. In “Innovation Policy in Canada: A Holistic Approach,” author...

Bits, Bytes, and Taxes: VAT and the Digital Economy in Canada
August 23, 2017 - Rosalie Wyonch

Foreign providers of online services enjoy a tax advantage over domestic providers, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In Bits, Bytes, and Taxes: VAT and the Digital...

Toward the Next Renewal of the Inflation-Control Agreement: Questions Facing the Bank of Canada
June 29, 2016 - Steve Ambler

The Bank of Canada should not squander its hard-won credibility by increasing its target rate of inflation, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Toward the Next Renewal of the...

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...

Bank of Canada buys itself some breathing room on interest rates - Globe and Mail Op-Ed
Op-Ed
Markets were not surprised by today’s Bank of Canada announcement to hike its overnight target rate by 25 basis points to 1.5 per cent. They had factored in a very high probability of an increase....
Bank of Canada Should Raise Overnight Rate to 1.50% Next Week, Hike to 2.00 in a Year’s Time
Council Report
July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018 — The C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council (MPC) called for the Bank of Canada to raise its target for the overnight rate, its benchmark policy interest rate, to 1.50 percent at...
Ambler, Kronick - Seniors May be the Answer to the Inflation Puzzle
Intelligence Memos
From:  Steve Ambler and Jeremy M. Kronick To:  The Bank of Canada Governing Council Date: April 4, 2018 Re: Seniors May be the Answer to the Inflation Puzzle Over the past decade, inflation in many...

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