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Faulty Transmissions: How Demographics Affect Monetary Policy in Canada

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March 27, 2018
Faulty Transmissions: How Demographics Affect Monetary Policy in Canada

Canada’s aging population has acted as a drag on the effectiveness of monetary policy since the financial crisis, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Faulty Transmissions: How Demographics Affect Monetary Policy in Canada” authors Steve Ambler and Jeremy Kronick examine the impact of demographics on the effectiveness of monetary policy through the lens of inflation and unemployment. 

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Steve Ambler, Professor of Economics, Université du Québec
Steve Ambler
Jeremy Kronick, Associate Director, Research
Jeremy Kronick

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