Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz’s 1982 Ph.D thesis — “The Demand for Money in a Multicurrency World” — generated three separate journal articles, an uncommon achievement that helped him win a job at the central bank straight out of university.
Poloz is wrapping up his professional career the way it began.
The governor, who will retire when his term ends in June, has been spending considerable time at a keyboard, churning out an uncommon amount of academic analysis for someone whose day job comes with a full daily calendar. Last month, Poloz published a paper that argues that the embrace of artificial intelligence (AI) is leading a so-far-undetectable productivity boom.
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