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Economic Consultant

Arthur Donner is a Toronto-based economic consultant with a lively interest and involvement in economic policy issues. Arthur has the ability to make complicated economic issues understandable to widely different audiences. Consequently, his career has moved between universities, governments and ... more

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1 month ago
Commented on US Growth And The Deceleration In Inflation:

Nice column. Your point about inflation and nominal GDP in particular, tells a different story than the one quarter bounce in real GDP

2 months ago
Commented on US Banks Are Worried And Are Tightening Credit:


it could be some retail demand fall off, but i fear that it reflects more the economic pessimism that is creeping in because of the expected ec slowdown and the related fact that the recovery is sounding a bit long in the tooth.

2 months ago
Commented on US Banks Are Worried And Are Tightening Credit:

thanks Gary

It sounds almost counter-intuitive since interest rates are falling

4 months ago
Commented on The Bank Of Canada Introduces Ambiguity Into Rate Policy:

A thoughtful and clear explanation of why the BoC is on hold

4 months ago
Commented on Canadian Banks Back Away From Mortgage Lending:

great column Norm

4 months ago
Commented on Is There A Disconnect Between The Stock Market And The Global Economy?:


Every time I think that the markets should have fully discounted an issue-e.g. tariffs, rate changes--somehow the market still reacts.

Who really knows.