By PATRICK LUCIANI (AIMS Senior Fellow) Financial Post, 25 May 2017 Karl Marx & Adam Smith As Pope Francis and Donald Trump finished up their rather brief, and apparently uncomfortable meeting on Wednesday, the Holy Father slipped the president a copy of his 2015 encyclical, “Laudato Si.” That happens to be Francis' critique [...]
In the Financial Post, AIMS Senior Fellow Patrick Luciani argues that Bernie Sanders is channeling a well-rehearsed ignorance of the capitalist system, one that finds its roots in the Gospels. Like their authors, Sanders and the Bishop of Rome mistake financial success and the market itself as avenues of greed. With Easter approaching, this is [...]
Halifax – Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) president and CEO, Marco Navarro-Génie, announced today that John Williamson has joined the Institute to lead its research efforts throughout Atlantic Canada. Williamson’s appointment at AIMS as Vice-President of Research is effective immediately. He will be based in New Brunswick – ensuring AIMS has a prominent presence [...]
Now that the 45th Davos World Economic Forum is behind us for another year, the question is: Does Davos even matter anymore? Getting 2,500 top business and political leaders together each January in a resort in Switzerland isn’t a bad idea if they can give us outsiders an idea of how the world economy will [...]
Speaking at an AIMS event after Minister Flaherty announced a series of changes, Mark Carney reiterated his concerns about the effects that his ultra-low interest rates have had on the behaviour of both borrowers and lenders.
Sustained World Growth Requires a Resilient Financial System, Says Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney
An open, resilient global financial system is required to underpin sustained global economic growth and realise the potential of globalisation, said Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada in a speech to AIMS in Halifax.
New mortgage rules will help keep Canadians from getting too far in debt and putting the economy at risk, said Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney at an AIMS event.
Europe is stagnating, rebalancing the global economy between debt and growth is stalled, and the public taxpayer should not have to pay for private banking excesses, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said.