Amor Aniss Benmoussa is a Senior Economist in the United States Division. In this role, he specializes in monitoring the U.S. economy and contributes to the creation and communication of the Bank of Canada's global macroeconomic outlook. His work and research has included macroeconomic and commodities modelling and forecasting. He holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

Staff analytical notes

Assessing global potential output growth: April 2024

This note presents the annual update of Bank of Canada staff estimates for growth in global potential output. These estimates serve as key inputs to the analysis supporting the April 2024 Monetary Policy Report.
Content Type(s): Staff research, Staff analytical notes Topic(s): Potential output, Productivity JEL Code(s): E, E1, E2, F, F0, O, O4

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Staff working papers

The New Benchmark for Forecasts of the Real Price of Crude Oil

How can we assess the quality of a forecast? We propose a new benchmark to evaluate forecasts of temporally aggregated series and show that the real price of oil is more difficult to predict than we thought.

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