Canada’s Long-Term Economic Outlook with Sohaib Shahid and Brett House


By: Brett House, Sohaib Shahid

Leadership Perspectives: Economic Matters, Ep. 4

Canada used to pride itself as being one of the best places to live in the world, but our international ranking is on the decline. Many people have questions about the long-term economic growth path for the country. How will demographic issues—high retirements and low birth rates—impact the country? Will Canada ever solve the innovation and productivity challenge that we face? How can Canadian policy-makers take steps today to help to build a better future.

In this episode, we hear two leading economists assess Canada’s long-term economic growth prospects and what steps we can take as a country to improve our performance in the future.

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Sohaib Shahid

Sohaib Shahid

Former Director, Economic Innovation, The Conference Board of Canada

Brett House

Brett House

Professor, Professional Practice in Economics, Columbia Business School; Fellow with the Public Policy Forum, the Munk School, and Massey College