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24 September 2021 | National Pension Hub Publications
Robo Advisors for Canadian Pension Participants Denis Latulippe, Laval University John A. Turner, Pension Policy Center Download the full paper - PDF Version Abstract Portfolio management has evolved. Robo advisors provide financial advice to clients who previously did not have access to such assistance because they lacked sufficient amounts of investible assets, and because they... View Article
20 September 2021 | Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk
Climate change is an urgent and existential threat to humanity.
15 September 2021 | Financial Stability and Regulatory Compliance
This paper examines the effect of foreclosure prevention policies during the pandemic on refinancing activities in the United States.
14 September 2021 | COVID-19
The Delta plus and Lambda variants increased transmissibility and breakthrough cases has highlighting potential vaccine resistance. This increases the urgency for policymakers to understand and immediately enforce regulations through reducing the stringency lag of their policies.
2 September 2021 | Geopolitical
This paper explores recent political changes, or “power shifts”, in four of the largest European economies. Over the course of 2021-22, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and France have hosted or will soon play host to major elections and/or leadership transitions. These countries are all principal architects of continental integration, dating back to the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community in 1952. At times, the four states also reflect conflicting viewpoints in deliberations over political and macroeconomic policy.
25 August 2021 | Financial Stability and Regulatory Compliance
As Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination rates achieve critical thresholds in mid 2021, fundamental changes in fiscal policy are recommended to boost the Canadian economy’s supply side and make governments’ demand-side support more effective.
19 August 2021 | Risk Management Practices
This executive note briefly examines a number of different types of liabilities that may arise for financial institutions, provides illustrative case examples, and offers ideas for effective governance.
9 August 2021 | Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk
On the close of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, we now turn our attention to another race in which the bell is loudly tolling to say that we have come to the final lap.
31 May 2021 | National Pension Hub Publications
Large Canadian pension funds are known to invest heavily in real assets, which include real estate, infrastructure and land. In this paper, we take the analysis down to the asset level and study how these funds create value and manage risks in the private real estate market.
31 May 2021 | Risk Management Practices
The last decade has witnessed a large-scale adoption of machine learning tools in finance. According to the latest report by Refinitiv, the number of data science teams in financial services firms have risen by more than 260 per cent since 2018 (see Refinitiv 2020).