A Festschrift in Honour of David Dodge's Contributions to Canadian Public Policy - 2008 conference

Proceedings of a conference held by the Bank of Canada, November 2008

Papers are presented in the language of the authors only. All documents are in a PDF format.

Foreword

Introductory Remarks

Abstracts

Session 1:

The Financial Crisis and the Policy Responses : An Empirical Analysis of What Went Wrong
John B. Taylor

Discussion:
John Murray

Session 2:

Whither Financial Regulation?
Nicholas Le Pan

Discussion:
David Longworth

Session 3:

Inflation Targeting
Guillermo Ortiz Martínez

Discussion:
Paul Jenkins

Session 4:

Fiscal Priorities for Canada: Building on the Legacy of David Dodge
Robin Boadway

Discussion:
Don Drummond

Session 5:

The Paradox of Market-Oriented Public Policy and Poor Productivity Growth in Canada
Andrew Sharpe

Discussion:
Pierre Duguay

Session 6:

Canada's Aging Workforce: Participation, Productivity, and Living Standards
Charles M. Beach

Discussion:
Sheryl Kennedy

Session 7:

Economic Change and Worker Displacement in Canada: Consequences and Policy Responses
W. Craig Riddell

Worker Displacement: A Literature Review and Potential Policy Responses
Michael Abbott

The Participants

Bank topic index: Financial stability, Financial system regulation and policies, Fiscal policy, Labour markets, Inflation targets, Monetary policy framework, Productivity, Recent economic and financial developments