The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world, pushing the global economy into recession and forcing countries to take on nearly unprecedented levels of public debt. Discussion and debate over the pathway to economic recovery are already underway. In this context, monetary policy is a crucial policy tool.
The Bank of Canada’s mandate is up for renewal next year, and it is time to start thinking about what monetary policy in the post-pandemic era should look like.
From September 22 to 25, join McGill University’s Max Bell School of Public Policy for a four-day online conference Choosing the Right Target, during which independent economists from across Canada, the United States, and Europe will examine the Bank’s mandate and explore the most credible options for the next phase of Canadian monetary policy.