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April 12, 2017

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.
March 21, 2017

Getting Down to Business: Investment and the Economic Outlook

Remarks Lawrence L. Schembri Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Vancouver, British Columbia
Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri discusses the factors affecting business investment and the implications for the economic outlook.
January 31, 2017

Models and the Art and Science of Making Monetary Policy

Remarks Stephen S. Poloz University of Alberta School of Business Edmonton, Alberta
Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses the evolution of economic models and the need for central bankers to apply judgment in using them.
January 18, 2017

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.
October 19, 2016

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.

The Case of Serial Disappointment

Similar to those of other forecasters, the Bank of Canada’s forecasts of global GDP growth have shown persistent negative errors over the past five years. This is in contrast to the pre-crisis period, when errors were consistently positive as global GDP surprised to the upside. All major regions have contributed to the forecast errors observed since 2011, although the United States has been the most persistent source of notable errors.
June 15, 2016

The Canadian Economy: A Progress Report

Remarks Stephen S. Poloz Yukon Chamber of Commerce Whitehorse, Yukon
Governor Stephen S. Poloz talks about the outlook for Canada’s economy and the adjustment to lower resource prices.

The Dynamics of Capital Flow Episodes

Staff Working Paper 2016-9 Christian Friedrich, Pierre Guérin
This paper proposes a novel methodology for identifying episodes of strong capital flows based on a regime-switching model. In comparison with the existing literature, a key advantage of our methodology is to estimate capital flow regimes without the need for context- and sample-specific assumptions.
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