Pierre Siklos

Pierre Siklos is a CIGI senior fellow. His research interests include applied time series analysis and monetary policy, with a focus on inflation and financial markets.

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Pierre Siklos is a CIGI senior fellow. He has held seven visiting researcher positions at central banks in European and Asian countries, including Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary and Japan. He has also held more than 20 visiting fellowships at leading academic institutions, such as the International School of Economic Research in Siena, Italy; Oxford University in the United Kingdom; and Princeton University and the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, in the United States.

He has a particular interest in central bank independence, the governance models of central banks and the challenges that arise in an interdependent world. To that end, he has compared and contrasted how European models of integration differ from those in Asia. His work in applied time series analysis and monetary policy focuses on inflation and financial markets.

Pierre teaches macroeconomics at Wilfrid Laurier University and is a visiting professor at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Munster, Germany. He is a former chair of the Bundesbank Foundation of International Monetary Economics at Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany. He is also a research associate at Australian National Universitys Centre for Macroeconomic Analysis in Canberra, and a research fellow at the C. D. Howe Institute. Pierre is the former managing editor of the North American Journal of Economics and Finance.

Pierre earned his Ph.D. in economics from Carleton University and his M.A. in economics from the University of Western Ontario. He is fluent in English, French and Hungarian.

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Siklos, Pierre. 2010. "Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy". Inflation Targeting: It's Not Broke, It Doesn't Need Fixing, But Can It Survive?. 1 (April).
Genberg, Hans, and Pierre Siklos. 2010. "Journal of Asian Economics". Revisiting the Shocking Aspects of Asian Monetary Unification.. 21 no 5.
Siklos, Pierre, and Yang Zhang. 2010. "Pacific Economic Review". Identifying the Shocks Driving Inflation in China.. 15.
Siklos, Pierre. 2010. "Journal of Policy Modelling". Meeting Maastricht: Nominal Convergence of the New Member States Towards EMU.. 27 (March).
Bohl, Martin, and Pierre Siklos. 2009. "Open Economies Review". Asset Prices as Indicators of Euro Area Monetary Policy: An Empirical Assessment of Their Role in a Taylor Rule.. 20 (February).

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