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11 May 2021 | Pension Hub
The Canadians’ Preparation for Retirement (CPR) project aims to shed light on the risks that may impact future pension plan adequacy of Canadians in a rapidly changing pension landscape.
6 May 2021 | Risk Management Practices
In this paper, we assess the disruptive transition in geopolitics, from a multilateralist and interconnected world to an emerging paradigm of “Splintered Integration.” In this emerging paradigm, state competition overlays and even pushes back against globalization. Economic interconnectivity remains deep but uneven, with greater restrictions in some domains than in others.
15 April 2021 | Macroeconomic Risk
Examining Canada’s economic experience during the pandemic offers an opportunity to assess the fiscal and monetary policy lessons learned as of early 2021.
30 March 2021 | Pension Hub
This study compares two pension supervisory frameworks (the Dutch and Canadian framework) and examines which short-term and long-term regulations for occupational pension funds are best at maintaining a healthy financial situation for the fund and provides the best results for participants in terms of pension benefits.
29 March 2021 | Risk Management Practices
Today, approximately 20 per cent of the financial information used in making investment, lending and capital allocation decisions is prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
26 March 2021 | Pandemic Response
As the gross debt/GDP ratio grows, Canada faces the risk of increased interest coverage payments leading to reduced future fiscal flexibility. An acknowledgement of this increased risk must be met with an understanding of a plan to build the economy and to pay down the deficit. This raises a number of issues that need to be debated to address the risks coming in the future.
19 March 2021 | Pandemic Response
With Canada now in its second year of living with COVID-19, the pandemic continues to pose ongoing and new challenges for financial institutions (FIs) in building resilience. Beyond unprecedented health, financial and economic risks, FIs face future challenges managing staff, operations and client relationships during the broader vaccine rollout.
15 March 2021 | Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk
Climate change is not only a global existential challenge, but it is also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Canada to develop leading-edge clean technology (cleantech) solutions for the world, create high-paying jobs and boost the Canadian economy.
14 March 2021 | Cyber security and Fraud
A Resource Estimation Framework for Quantum Attacks Against Cryptographic Functions - Recent Developments Dr. Michele Mosca, Co-Founder, President and CEO, evolutionQ Inc. Dr. Vlad Gheorghiu, Co-Founder & CEO, softwareQ Inc. Download the full Summary - PDF Version Download the full Report - PDF Version
3 March 2021 | Pension Hub
Forced Retirement Risk & Portfolio Choice Guodong Chen, New York University at Shanghai Minjoon Lee, Carleton University Tong-yob Nam, U.S. Department of the Treasury Download the full paper - PDF Version Introduction Current literature on the effect of labor income on portfolio choice overlooks that workers face a risk of being forced to retire before... View Article