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The Bank of Canada Needs to Nurture those Green Shoots of Recovery

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  • David Laidler

    (C.D. Howe Institute)

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To encourage new growth in the Canadian economy, the Bank of Canada should be actively irrigating financial markets with a growing money supply. Recovery needs support from the continued credibility of the Bank’s 2 percent inflation target – but there are signs that this credibility is fading over short time horizons, dampening low interest rates’ positive effect on spending.

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  • David Laidler, 2009. "The Bank of Canada Needs to Nurture those Green Shoots of Recovery," e-briefs 77, C.D. Howe Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdh:ebrief:77
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    Keywords

    monetary policy; Bank of Canada; money supply growth;

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    • E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers

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