monetary policy

‘Are we going to be able to pull this off?’: How the Bank of Canada doused a financial fire last spring | The Globe and Mail

Published: 9Mar2021

March 27, 2021 | In this Globe and Mail article, Max Bell School Director Chris Ragan weighs in on the Bank of Canada's role in pandemic economic recovery, discussing monetary policy topics...

The History of Inflation Targeting and the Case for Maintaining the Status Quo

18 Feb 2021

Michelle Alexopolous argues that the evidence in favour of the various alternatives is not yet strong enough to justify the risks involved in abandoning the status quo.

Clouded in Uncertainty: Pursuing Financial Stability with Monetary Policy

9 Feb 2021

Sylvain Leduc of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on the merits of incorporating asset prices into the inflation targeting framework.

Nominal GDP Level Targeting

3 Feb 2021

Steve Ambler and Nicholas Rowe discuss the consequences of prioritizing the nominal GDP over the rate of inflation.

The Case for Raising the Bank of Canada’s Inflation Target

26 Jan 2021

Luba Petersen and Shannons Wells make the case for a higher rate of inflation, with Michael Devereux as a discussant.

Why the Bank of Canada needs a revised mandate | The Globe and Mail

Published: 17Sep2020

Max Bell School Director Chris Ragan and Professor Stephen Gordon of Université Laval penned this opinion piece to highlight the importance of monetary policy and the upcoming revision of the Bank...

La Politique Monétaire Canadienne Sort du Placard | La Presse

Published: 23Sep2020

September 23, 2020 | With the onset of the Bank of Canada's mandate renewal, and economic uncertainty due to COVID-19, many Canadians are left wondering what the future of monetary policy will look...

The Great Rethink: Why the Bank of Canada's mandate needs a refresh | Financial Post

Published: 25Sep2020

September 25, 2020 | In this article, Kevin Carmichael proposes that, while the Bank of Canada has done an excellent job of containing inflation, it may have erred too often on the side of caution....

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