Gabriel Bruneau

Senior Economist

Gabriel Bruneau is a Senior Economist in the Financial Markets Department at the Bank of Canada. He is a macroeconomist and an applied econometrician whose primary research interests center on the monetary economics, housing market and macroprudential policies, and the development of nonlinear estimation methods in econometrics. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Montreal.

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Gabriel Bruneau

Senior Economist
Financial Markets
Market Risks and Vulnerabilities

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

Curriculum vitae

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June 8, 2017 Canada’s International Investment Position: Benefits and Potential Vulnerabilities

While greater global financial integration is beneficial, the authors discuss how foreign capital inflows can also facilitate the buildup of domestic vulnerabilities and potentially lead to destabilizing reversals. Canada’s current international investment position is typical of advanced economies and will likely continue to act as an economic stabilizer. However, the growth and composition of Canada’s international investment position warrant continued monitoring.

Housing Market Dynamics and Macroprudential Policy

Staff Working Paper 2016-31 Gabriel Bruneau, Ian Christensen, Césaire Meh
We perform an analysis to determine how well the introduction of a countercyclical loanto- value (LTV) ratio can reduce household indebtedness and housing price fluctuations compared with a monetary policy rule augmented with house price inflation.

Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Labour Market Adjustments in Canadian Manufacturing Industries

Staff Working Paper 2015-45 Gabriel Bruneau, Kevin Moran
We estimate the link between exchange rate fluctuations and the labour input of Canadian manufacturing industries. The analysis is based on a dynamic model of labour demand, and the econometric strategy employs a panel two-step approach for cointegrating regressions.

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Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, Université de Montréal (2015)
  • M.A. Economics, Université Laval (2008)
  • B.Sc. Economics (Co-op), Université de Sherbrooke (2002)

Research Interests

  • Monetary Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Time-series Econometrics

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