Dany Brouillette

Principal Economist


Dany Brouillette

Principal Economist
Canadian Economic Analysis
Prices, Labour and Housing

Bank of Canada
234 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G9


Wage Growth in Canada and the United States: Factors Behind Recent Weakness

This note examines the relatively subdued pace of wage growth in Canada since the commodity price decline in 2014 and assesses whether the weakness is attributable to cyclical (e.g., labour market slack) or structural factors (e.g., resource reallocation and demographic change).

Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity, Inflation and Unemployment: New Evidence Using Micro‐Level Data

Staff Analytical Note 2017-6 Dany Brouillette, Natalia Kyui
Recent evidence suggests that the extent of downward nominal wage rigidity (DNWR) in the Canadian labour market has risen following the 2008–09 recession (see Brouillette, Kostyshyna and Kyui 2016).

A Canada-US Comparison of Labour Market Conditions

In this note, we provide a brief comparison of the recent developments in the labour markets in Canada and the United States. Our analysis indicates that slack remains in the Canadian labour market, while the US labour market is close to full employment.

Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity in Canada: Evidence from Micro- Level Data

Staff Working Paper 2016-40 Dany Brouillette, Olena Kostyshyna, Natalia Kyui
We assess the importance of downward nominal wage rigidity (DNWR) in Canada using both firm- and worker-level microdata. In particular, we analyze employer-level administrative data from the Major Wage Settlements (MWS) and household-based survey data from the Survey of Labour Income Dynamics (SLID).

Un examen plus approfondi des pressions salariales au Canada

Staff Analytical Note 2016-6 Dany Brouillette, Laurence Savoie-Chabot
In this note, we provide a brief outline of the recent developments in wage measures in Canada. We then assess whether wage growth is consistent with its fundamentals.
Content Type(s): Staff Research, Staff Analytical Notes Topic(s): Labour markets, Productivity JEL Code(s): E, E2, E24, J, J3, J30

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  • Ph.D. in economics, Laval University
  • M.A. in economics, Laval University

Research Interests

  • Applied econometrics
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Productivity, firm creation and innovation
  • Labour economics
  • Public policy evaluation


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