What rising interest rates could mean for the housing market
The Bank of Canada is expected to hike the key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in nearly seven years.
Jul 11, 2017
UBC experts on CMHC foreign ownership report
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has released its latest report on foreign ownership in Canada’s housing markets.
Nov 30, 2016
Housing as a federal election issue? An economist’s advice
With the federal election less than one week away, Associate Professor Thomas Davidoff of UBC’s Sauder School of Business says there’s plenty the candidates could be proposing to help housing affordability in expensive cities like Vancouver and Toronto.
Oct 14, 2015
Another cut to Canada’s interest rate could make housing even more expensive
Canada’s slumping economy is leading some to speculate that the Bank of Canada will cut its interest rate from the already-low 0.75 per cent down to 0.5 per cent.
Jul 14, 2015
UBC experts for comment on the U.S. shutdown
UBC business, economics and politics experts are available to comment on the possible U.S. government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Sep 30, 2013
Breaking down the U.S. government shutdown
Thomas Davidoff, a business economics professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, discusses the shutdown of the U.S. government and what it might mean for Canadians.
Sep 30, 2013