Pierre Siklos is a professor of economics at Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada), he obtained his doctorate in 1981 (PhD, Carleton University, Ottawa). He specializes in macroeconomics (study of inflation, central banks, financial markets). His research has been funded by national and international organizations and published by various institutions and central banks. He has been invited as Visiting Fellow or Researcher in many universities in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury (1999), William Evans Fellow at the University of Otago (2009) in Dunedin (NZ). Holder of the Bundesbank Foundation Chair for International Monetary Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin (2008).
Since 2008, he has been a member of the Monetary Policy Council of the C.D. Howe Institute, where he has been a researcher since August 2010. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). In 2015, he was Visiting Scholar at the Bank for International Settlements, National Scholar at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, Visiting Scholar at the University of Tasmania and the Bank of Japan. He was director of the Viessmann European Research Center from 2005 to 2014.
Impact of monetary and fiscal policies; time series modelling; forecasting.
Selection of publications
- Central Banks Into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).
- Handbook in the Economics of Central Banking, co-edited with D. Mayes and J.-E. Sturm (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).
- “Requiring the Bank of Canada to Follow a Financial Stability Mandate is a Bad Idea”, (with M. Bordo), Globe and Mail, 24 November 2019.
- “The Bank of Canada and Financial Stability: A New Mandate?” (with M. Bordo), C.D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 557, November 2019.
- “The Global Interplay between Trade, Geopolitical and Commodity Shocks” (with Idris Ademuyiwa), CIGI paper No. 229, October 2019.
- “What Has Publishing Inflation Forecasts Accomplished?”, in Central Banks and Their Competitors”, in Handbook of the Economics of Central Banking, edited by D. Mayes, P.L. Siklos, and J.-E. Sturm (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
- W Enders, PL Siklos, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics 19(2), 166-176