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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:...

Putting Money to Work: Monetary Policy in a Low Interest Rate Environment
November 3, 2016 - Steve Ambler

Expanding the money supply is the best option for the Bank of Canada in a low interest rate environment, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Putting Money to Work: Monetary...

Money Still Talks – Is Anyone Listening?
May 17, 2012 - David E.W. Laidler

Monetary authorities should keep an eye on money growth in the economy to help stimulate and monitor the recovery, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Money Still...

October 27, 2010 - David E.W. Laidler and Philippe Bergevin

The Bank of Canada should pay closer attention to the effects of money and credit growth on inflation and asset markets, according to a study released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. 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....
Eichenbaum, Johannsen, Rebelo - Commodity Prices Not Best Predictor for the Loonie
Intelligence Memos
From: Martin Eichenbaum, Benjamin K. Johannsen, and Sergio Rebelo To: Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, and Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada Date: February 16, 2018...
Robson and Kronick - Slumping Money Growth May Prefigure a Slumping Economy
Intelligence Memos
From: William B.P. Robson and Jeremy M. Kronick To:  Governing Council, Bank of Canada Date: January 23, 2018 Re: Slumping Money Growth May Prefigure a Slumping Economy Growth of Canada’s money stock...

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