Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis

Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis

  • Regional Express Rail’s Impact on Housing Affordability in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

    A quantitative investigation into the impacts of transit (and the Regional Express Rail specifically) on housing affordability in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

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  • Shelter Affordability Across Canada

    Housing affordability has grown into a national concern resulting from a number of complex and interconnected factors. There may not be a one-size-fits-all solution for this problem across Canada.

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  • The Economic Impact of Canadian P3 Projects: Why building infrastructure ‘on time’ matters

    A fresh approach to analyzing the economic impacts of Canadian public-private partnerships (P3s) and adds to the conversation around P3s by quantifying – beyond the benefits traditionally outlined – the significant economic value from delivering such assets for public use sooner.

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  • Research Report: Understanding Shelter Affordability Issues

    Ontario affordability pressures are at an all-time high with at least 1.2 million households under significant pressure.

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  • Investing in Ontario's Public Infrastructure: Improved Economic Evaluation of Benefits and Risks

    Much better data, metrics and other analytics are essential for better infrastructure investment in Ontario. However, a critical weakness in traditional models is their inability to capture what is at risk tomorrow if an investment is not made today. CANCEA’s Prosperity at Risk (PaR) computer simulation platform uses an agent-based modelling and “systems thinking” framework to measure infrastructure’s impacts and the economy….

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Decision making for the prosperity of a region is complex, multifaceted and both internally and externally focused. Within one framework, the connections are made between different futures and the manageable factors of prosperity. Read more…. We serve municipalities, regions, provinces and industries that seek a 360° understanding of the issues facing them. We combine science, evidence and expertise with modern quantitative decision support computing power. Read more….

Forecast and scenario analysis of the economic accounts for Canadian regions

Connecting infrastructure planning scenarios to change and sustainability

Delivery of a state-of-the-art agent-based modeling platform that unifies the various aspects of prosperity

Connecting regional growth, development and planning with financial accounting and sustainability

Connecting population health with policy and prosperity conditions

Historical and forecast economic and population health indicators for Canada, provinces, municipalities and industry sectors