31 May 2009
Professor Nick Rowe discusses the revised federal deficit forecast (Goldhawk Live, CPAC, “What’s your reaction to a 50-billion dollar deficit?” Season 7, episode 30)
21 May 2009
Centre Co-Director Chuck Freedman comments on stimulus withdrawal
“‘The problem is to know when to do it’ … ‘Because of the financial strains, it’s harder to figure out what to do’ … [T]he difference between reversing monetary stimulus and reversing fiscal stimulus is comparable to the difference in turning ‘a motor boat and a big cruise ship’” (Kevin Carmichael, “Mopping up liquidity is a tricky balancing act,” The Globe and Mail, p. B4).
20 May 2009
Centre Co-Director Chuck Freedman comments on the conditionality of published interest-rate projections
“‘The difficulty is the problem understanding conditionality’ … ‘It would take time for the financial markets to adjust. And you have to have a lot of training to understand the conditionality’” (Heather Scoffield, “Bank of Canada breaks from the pack,” The Globe and Mail, p. B3).
19 May 2009
Professor Nick Rowe comments on inflation targeting
“‘I don’t like the interest rate instrument’ … ‘It needs supplementing’ … Price-level targeting is a more effective way to bring an economy back to life … ‘When you get in the situation we’re in now—when there’s a risk of deflation—what you want to do is create an expectation of big inflation to get yourself out of it’” (Kevin Carmichael, “A rethinking of monetary policy,” The Globe and Mail, p. B3).
5 May 2009
CMFE launches Web site
Welcome to the Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics at Carleton University! We hope you find this site useful as means of learning about our new research centre.
30 March 2009
Professor Lynda Khalaf and colleagues to receive funding for collaborative research project
9 March 2009
Blame the debt, not the net
3 March 2009
Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman blogs on Professor Nick Rowe’s blog
20 February 2009
Professor Lynda Khalaf wins a 2008 Northern Finance Association (NFA) Best Paper Award
21 January 2009
Professor Nick Rowe on monetary policy
15 December 2008
Workshop on small firm dynamics co-organized by Professor Marcel Voia
25 November 2008
Carleton promotes Social Finance forum