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Canada : Staff Report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: February, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007Article IV Consultation highlights that after surging in the first quarter of 2006, real GDP growth in Canada slowed subsequently, in part reflecting a cooling in the United States. Domestic more...



Canada : 2008 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

Canada has enjoyed high growth while adjusting smoothly to commodity price gains, currency appreciation, and, more recently, slowing U.S. demand. Monetary policy has appropriately shifted to guarding more...



Canada : Selected Issues

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

The spillovers from the U.S. economy to Canada have been assessed. It uses structural vector autoregressions to analyze the role of financial linkages in real and financial spillovers from the United more...



Canada: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: December, 2011

Price: $18.00

Canada : Selected Issues

Release Date: June, 2006

Price: $15.00

This paper documents two aspects of Canada’s regional diversity and compares the results with those across U.S. regions. Although gradually converging, Canadian provinces exhibit a considerably more...



Canada : 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: June, 2006

Price: $15.00

Canada’s macroeconomic and policy performance has continued to outshine most other industrial countries, and its outlook remains favorable. The new government has pledged to maintain the strong more...



Canada : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: May, 2009

Price: $18.00

The staff report on Canada’s 2009 Article IV Consultation examines economic developments and policies. Canadian banks have weathered the crisis better than major-country peers, but the credit cycle more...



Canada : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Supplement; Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: December, 2010

Price: $18.00

A credible framework for macroeconomic policy, strong policy response, and resilient financial system have enabled Canada to exit the global crisis on a strong footing. Executive Directors encouraged more...



Northern Star : Canada's Path to Economic Prosperity

Author/Editor: Vladimir Klyuev, Martin Mühleisen, Tamim Bayoumi.

Release Date: October, 2007

Price: $30.00

Robust GDP growth, declining unemployment, low and stable inflation, and a string of fiscal and current account surpluses -- it's a record to be envied. These outcomes in Canada owe much to sound more...



Monetary Independence in Emerging Markets : Does the Exchange Rate Regime Make a Difference?

Author/Editor: Thomas Philippon, Jeronimo Zettelmeyer, Eduardo Borensztein.

Release Date: January, 2001

Price: $15.00

This paper compares the impact of shocks to U.S. interest rates and emerging market bond spreads on domestic interest rates and exchange rates across several emerging market economies with different more...



The Impact of Monetary Policyon the Exchange Rate : Evidence From Three Small Open Economies

Author/Editor: Jeronimo Zettelmeyer.

Release Date: August, 2000

Price: $15.00

This paper studies the impact effect of monetary policy shocks—identified by the reaction of three month market interest rates to policy announcements—on the exchange rate in more...



The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Framework : Have Recent Changes Enhanced Central Bank Credibility?

Author/Editor: Takatoshi Ito, Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo.

Release Date: December, 1997

Price: $15.00

In recent years the Bank of Canada has made important changes in the way it conducts monetary policy. In particular, the bank has adopted explicit inflation targets and introduced significant changes more...



A Practical Model-Based Approach to Monetary Policy Analysis—Overview

Author/Editor: Douglas Laxton, Andrew Berg, Philippe D Karam.

Release Date: March, 2006

Price: $15.00

This paper motivates and describes an approach to forecasting and monetary policy analysis based on the use of a simple structural macroeconomic model, along the lines of those in use in a number of more...



Practical Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis : A How-To Guide

Author/Editor: Douglas Laxton, Andrew Berg, Philippe D Karam.

Release Date: March, 2006

Price: $15.00

This paper provides a how-to guide to model-based forecasting and monetary policy analysis. It describes a simple structural model, along the lines of those in use in a number of central banks. This more...



Disintermediation and Monetary Transmission in Canada

Author/Editor: Jorge Roldos.

Release Date: March, 2006

Price: $15.00

This paper studies changes in Canada's monetary policy transmission, associated with the important changes in financial structure experienced in the 1990's, using two methodologies. First, VAR models more...



Is the Quantity of Government Debt a Constraint for Monetary Policy?

Author/Editor: Srobona Mitra.

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper derives an interest rate rule for monetary policy in which the interest rate response of the central bank toward an increase in expected inflation falls as debts increase beyond a certain more...



Why Are Canadian Banks More Resilient?

Author/Editor: Rocco Huang, Lev Ratnovski.

Release Date: July, 2009

Price: $18.00

This paper explores factors behind Canadian banks' relative resilience in the ongoing credit turmoil. We identify two main causes: a higher share of depository funding (vs. wholesale funding) in more...