August 26, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins concluded a day-long workshop on the renewal of the monetary policy framework with a summary of the discussions, and she outlined next steps on the path to the 2021 renewal.
August 26, 2020 Towards the 2021 renewal of the Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Framework (Webcast)The workshop will take place online and be webcast live. It will consist of a series of lively and thought-provoking discussions. The invited audience includes academics, private sector economists, financial market experts, and representatives from policy think tanks and the media.
August 26, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses the challenges the Bank of Canada is facing as it seeks to renew its inflation-control target in 2021. Kicking off a day-long workshop on the renewal of the monetary policy framework, she explains how the Bank’s research on alternative frameworks is shaping up and invites discussion of how the COVID-19 crisis has changed what is known about alternative policy tools in action.
August 25, 2020 Canadian Association for Business Economics - Speech (Webcasts)Understanding the gap: the difference between perceived and measured inflation - Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri of the Bank of Canada speaks by videoconference before the Canadian Association for Business Economics (CABE) (13:30 (ET) approx.).
August 25, 2020 Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri talks about the difference between how Canadians perceive inflation and the actual measured rate, why this gap may exist, and what it could mean for monetary policy and the economy.