Research by Glen Hodgson

Glen Hodgson
 
Glen Hodgson, Senior Fellow and Chair, Low Carbon Growth Economy
Glen Hodgson brings nearly 35 years of experience and a specialization in macro-economics, international trade and finance, and fiscal and tax policy to his position as the first Senior Fellow at The Conference Board of Canada, effective September 2016. In his new role, Mr. Hodgson will ... more
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How should Canada position itself in the new trade and economic era? This briefing discusses how Canada might refocus its international trade and economic priorities in the age...
The Conference Board of Canada | 23 pages | April 2017 | by Glen Hodgson
Quel devrait être le positionnement du Canada face à la nouvelle donne commerciale et économique? Cette note de recherche montre quelles pourraient être les nouvelles orientations...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 24 pages | April 2017 | by Glen Hodgson
Ce premier document de travail se penche sur la manière dont le nouveau centre du Conference Board du Canada pour une économie de croissance sobre en carbone contribuera à façonner...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 34 pages | March 2017 | by Glen Hodgson
This initial discussion paper looks at how the Conference Board of Canada’s new Centre on the Low-Carbon Growth Economy will help to shape the low-carbon economy in the decades...
The Conference Board of Canada | 30 pages | March 2017 | by Glen Hodgson
Canada's economy has been on a roller-coaster throughout the first six months of 2016. Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.6% in the first quarter. Exports were up sharply,...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | August 2016 | by Glen Hodgson
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union is one of the most significant geo-political events so far in the 21st century. At a time of uncertainty, hear from two senior...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | July 2016 | by Glen Hodgson, Kip Beckman
This briefing examines the dramatic changes in the global economy in recent decades, the forces behind them, and the policy response that would best position Canadian firms and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 41 pages | July 2016 | by Danielle Goldfarb, Glen Hodgson
Cette note d’information traite des changements spectaculaires enregistrés par l’économie mondiale ces dernières décennies, de leur origine et des politiques qui aideraient le...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 44 pages | July 2016 | by Glen Hodgson, Danielle Goldfarb
The economic picture continues to darken for Canada. Low prices for oil and other commodities mean that growth is slipping into a “new normal” of 2 per cent growth at best...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2016 | by Glen Hodgson
2015 was a difficult year for the Canadian Economy. Will 2016 bring more of the same, or will the outlook improve? What are the prospects for Canadian business and policy leaders...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | February 2016 | by Glen Hodgson
Across the country, the Commercial Property market is feeling an economic shift. And while all of Canada is feeling this shift, weakness in commercial properties has been most...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | December 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
The new federal government inherits an economy posting little more than tepid growth. The worst of the oil-price crash may be behind us, but there is not a lot of positive energy...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
To assist the new federal government in shaping its path for economic policy, this briefing provides non-partisan, objective, evidence-based advice from The Conference Board of...
The Conference Board of Canada | 22 pages | November 2015 | by Daniel F. Muzyka, Glen Hodgson
What are the economic prospects for Canadian business and policy leaders this year? Just what are the factors -- locally, nationally, and globally -- that are driving economic...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | August 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
The oil price roller-coaster. Western military intervention in the Middle East and North Africa. Deteriorating relations between Russia and the West. Economic and political uncertainty...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2015 | by Kip Beckman, Glen Hodgson
Canada’s provinces already have a head start in implementing policies to put a price on carbon, andprovincially-customized carbon pricing policies present a practical way to make...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | May 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
The collapse in oil prices in late 2014 has been the single most important new factor in the Conference Board’s revised national and provincial forecasts. In our view, Canadian...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist of The Conference Board is pleased to present this recorded webinar that examines practical fiscal solutions for Canada. The webinar features Chris...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | February 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
The collapse in oil prices over the last three months is the single most important new factor in the forecast. If sustained, Canadian growth will be lower in 2015, but with very...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | January 2015 | by Glen Hodgson
The sharp drop in world oil prices is creating both winners and losers in the Canadian economy. Oil extraction companies are obvious losers. But other sectors of the Canadian economy,...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | January 2015 | by Pedro Antunes, Glen Hodgson
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