May 25, 2020
September 26, 2016
Cross-Border Trade Integration and Monetary PolicyGovernor Stephen S. Poloz discusses global trade integration and the implications for the conduct of monetary policy.
June 4, 2016
Monetary/Fiscal Policy Mix and Financial Stability: The Medium Term Is Still the MessageGovernor Stephen S. Poloz discusses how the mix of monetary and fiscal policies in an economy has important implications for debt levels and financial stability over the medium term.
March 30, 2006
The Evolving International Monetary Order and the Need for an Evolving IMFThe world needs an international institution to promote a new monetary order—a well-functioning, market-based global financial system. This will be the subject of my remarks today.
November 20, 2003
Low and Predictable Inflation and the Performance of Canadian Labour MarketsThe goal of Canadian monetary policy is to contribute to solid economic performance and rising living standards. The best way we can do this is by keeping inflation low, stable, and predictable. This has important implications for labour market performance.
April 26, 2002
The Interaction Between Monetary and Fiscal PoliciesDonald Gow had a great interest in public administration and in budgetary reform in the federal government.1 He was one in a long line of Queen's professors who have focused on various budgetary matters at the federal level.
October 17, 2000
Can a Bank Change? The Evolution of Monetary Policy at the Bank of Canada 1935–2000Over this period, there has been a fundamental transformation in the way monetary policy is conducted in Canada and in most other industrial countries. While globalization and technological change have played an important role in this area, as in so many others, they have not, to my mind, been the principal driving force behind this transformation. Far more important has been the interaction of experience and economic theory.
March 11, 1999
Then and now: the change in views on the role of monetary policy since the Porter CommissionTony Hampson made a number of outstanding contributions to Canadian public life as well as having a successful business career. Many in this audience will be familiar with the fact that for a number of years he was Chairman of the C.D. Howe Institute's Policy Analysis Committee.
March 30, 1995
Uncertainty and the Transmission of Monetary Policy in CanadaJust over seven years ago, my predecessor, John Crow, delivered the Hanson Memorial Lecture at the University of Alberta. In it, he discussed a number of issues relating to the conduct of Canadian monetary policy, including the goal of monetary policy, the transmission mechanism, the use of monetary aggregates as policy guides, financial market uncertainty, and the role of the exchange rate