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Charles Freedman

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:B.Com. (Toronto), B.A., M.A. (Oxford), M.A., Ph.D. (MIT)

Languages spoken other than English: French

Research fields: monetary economics, macroeconomics

• monetary policy
• inflation targeting
• financial stability

Selected publications:

“The Case for Global Fiscal Stimulus” (with Michael Kumhof, Douglas Laxton, and Jaewoo Lee), IMF Staff Position Note, SPN/09/03 (6 March 2009), 27 pages.

“Financial Stability: What It Is and Why It Matters” (with Clyde Goodlet), C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, No. 256 (November 2007), 23 pages.

“Central Bank Independence,” Central Banking, Monetary Theory and Practice: Essays in Honour of Charles Goodhart, Volume One, ed. Paul Mizen, Edward Elgar, 2003, pp. 90–110.

“Monetary Policy Implementation: Past, Present and Future—Will Electronic Money Lead to the Eventual Demise of Central Banking?” International Finance, Vol. 3, No. 2 (July 2000), pp. 211–227.

“The Goal of Price Stability: The Debate in Canada,” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 23, No. 3 (August 1991), Pt. 2, pp. 613–618.

“Financial Innovation in Canada: Causes and Consequences,” American Economic Review, Vol. 73, No. 2 (May 1983), pp. 101–106.

“Micro Theory of International Financial Intermediation,” American Economic Review, Vol. 67, No. 1 (February 1977), pp. 172–179.