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This area covers policies and regulations, such as prudential or consumer regulations, as well as technology and other competitive pressures affecting the financial services industry, financial markets and the financial system as a whole, and their ability to effectively perform their core economic functions.

International Prudential Standards in a World of Growing Nationalism and Protectionism
July 12, 2018 - Jeremy Kronick and Mark Zelmer
Progress in establishing international standards that promote trade, investment and prosperity is facing headwinds from the global rise of nationalism and populism, according to a new report from the...
Through the Roof: The High Cost of Barriers to Building New Housing in Canadian Municipalities
May 15, 2018 - Benjamin Dachis and Vincent Thivierge
Barriers to increasing housing supply, many stemming from excessive regulation, are driving up the price of homes in Canadian cities by six figures, finds a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute....
Productivity and the Financial Sector – What’s Missing?
April 10, 2018 - Jeremy Kronick
Canada’s financial institutions are key to solving the country’s productivity problem, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Productivity and the Financial Sector – What’s...
The Case for Longer Mortgages: Addressing the Mismatch between Term and Amortization
March 8, 2018 - Michael K. Feldman
Longer mortgages would benefit homebuyers and increase competition in the mortgage market, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The Case for Longer Mortgages: Addressing the...
Opportunities for Better Systemic Risk Management in Canada
September 21, 2017 - Nicholas Le Pan
Ottawa and the provinces should bolster their ability to monitor and deal with systemic risks to the financial system, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In Opportunities for Better...
Not Ready for Prime Time: Canada’s Proposed New Securities Regulator
September 19, 2017 - Harvey Naglie
Canada’s proposed new securities regulator , due to be rolled out next year, is not ready for launch, according to a leading financial expert. In Not Ready for Prime Time: Canada’s Proposed New...
Benjamin Dachis - City of Vancouver Plans to Worsen Housing Affordability with Increased Fees on Developers
Intelligence Memos
To: Vancouver City Council From: Benjamin Dachis Date: July 25, 2018 Re: City of Vancouver plans to worsen housing affordability with increased fees on developers House prices in Vancouver have...
Zelmer, Kronick - Rising Nationalism Dims Prospects for Future Financial Standards Reforms
Intelligence Memos
From: Mark Zelmer and Jeremy M. Kronick To: International Financial Standard Setters Date: July 17, 2018 Re: Rising Nationalism Dims Prospects for Future Financial Standards Reforms Progress in...
Kronick, Hui - Housing Supply Is the Fix to High Household Debt
Intelligence Memos
From: Jeremy M. Kronick and Nikki Hui To: Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Policymakers Date: July 11, 2018 Re: Housing Supply Is the Fix to High Household Debt Canadians often get flagged for...
Les lignes de faille : Tremblements de terre, assurance, et risque financier systémique
Research
Les lignes de faille d’un tremblement de terre majeur au Canada pourraient se propager rapidement dans l’ensemble de l’industrie des assurances et avoir des répercussions financières systémiques,...
Op-Ed
Publié dans La Presse le 30 Juillet, 2012. Par Stéphane Rousseau Depuis la crise financière, les régulateurs déploient des efforts pour encadrer les agences de notation de crédit. Malheureusement,...
25 Sep 2018
Sep
25
  • Révolution du monde des affaires ou paisible évolution? Comment l’IA peut aider les acteurs des services financiers à repenser les paradig
Dîner-conférence/Roundtable Luncheon - Paul Allard, Andrew Hanff et/and Lionel Pimpin
Montreal, 1145, avenue union
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
16 May 2018
May
16
  • Inside Access: Through the Roof: The High Cost of Barriers to Building New Housing in Canadian Municipalities
Conference Call with Benjamin Dachis, Associate Director, Research, C.D. Howe Institute
Conference Call
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
13 Apr 2018
Apr
13
  • Inside Access: Productivity and the Financial Sector: What’s Missing?
Conference Call with Jeremy Kronick, Senior Policy Analyst, C.D. Howe Institute
Conference Call
Friday, April 13, 2018, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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