“You Will Be Stimulated” IEA Research Note. May 27, 2008

“Housing Bust Wealth Effects” IEA Research Note. March 13, 2008

“How Much Worse for the US Housing Market?” IEA Research Note. Jan.10, 2008

“Does Stock Market Volatility Rise with the Release of the Monthly US Employment Report?” IEA Research Note. Sept. 27, 2007

“Econometric Forecasting: Its Still Hard to Beat Those AR Models” IEA Research Note. June 20, 2007

“Social Assistance Dynamics Since the Reforms of the mid-1990s” IEA Research Note. May, 23, 2007

“How Do Stock Markets React to U.S. GDP Releases?” IEA Research Note. April, 25, 2007




Prior to founding IEA, Dr. Rose Cunningham worked as a senior analyst with the Bank of Canada. Here is some of her research that was published as Bank of Canada working papers.

“Housing Market Cycles and Duration Dependence in the United States and Canada” with Ilan Kolet. 2007. Bank of Canada Working Paper 2007-2. This research will be presented at the upcoming 2007 Canadian Economic Association meetings.

“Trade Credit and Credit Rationing in Canadian Firms” 2004. Bank of Canada Working Paper 2004-49, and Statistics Canada Analytic Studies Branch Research Paper 2005036e. This work was presented at Northern Illinois University, the Toronto CFA Society, the Bank of Canada, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Economic Association Meetings.

“Finance Constraints and Inventory Investment: Empirical Tests with Panel Data” Bank of Canada Working Paper 2004-38. Presented at the Canadian Economic Association Meetings and the Bank of Canada.

“Investment, Private Information, and Social Learning: A Case Study of the Semiconductor Industry” 2004. Bank of Canada Working Paper 2004-32. Under review at the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Presented at University of Waterloo, Dalhousie University, Wilfrid Laurier University, and the Bank of Canada.







IEA Staff have contributed to numerous consulting studies, mainly with TNS Canadian Facts (formerly ARC Applied Research Consultants). Below are some examples of our work with TNS. Contact us for more information about any of these studies.

“Implementing a Cost-Benefit Framework for Sustainable Development Technology Canada” with Doug Smith, TNS Canadian Facts, 2007, for Sustainable Development Technology (SDTC) Canada.

“Cost Estimates of Proposed Drug Precursor Control Regulations” with Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts 2001, for Health Canada.

“Evaluation of the Parental Benefits Program” with Frank Eaton, TNS Canadian Facts, 2003. Consulting Study for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

Global Benefits and Costs of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Technical Report, TNS Canadian Facts. 1997. Douglas Smith, Keith Vodden, Leon Rucker and Rose Cunningham. Ottawa: Environment Canada.

“Survey of Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Claimants” with Douglas Smith, TNS Canadian Facts, 1996, for Finance Canada.

“Survey of Investment Patterns of Large Firms in Canada” with David Hoffman, TNS Canadian Facts, 1997, for Industry Canada.

“Evaluation of the Guaranteed Income Supplement and the Allowance Programs” with Frank Eaton, TNS Canadian Facts, 2002, for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

“Income Security Scenarios for Disabled Persons” with Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts 2001, for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

“Evaluability Assessment of the Employment Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Initiative” with Mira Svoboda and Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts, for HRSDC and various Provincial governments. 1999.

“Demographic and Economic Factors in Collision Injuries” with Douglas Smith, Soo-Bin Park and Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts, 1999, for Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

“Socio-Economic Assessment of Controls on the Use of Methyl Bromide” with Douglas Smith and Mira Svoboda, TNS Canadian Facts, 1999, for Environment Canada.

“Cost Benefit Assessment of the Proposed Regulation Managing the Use of Tetrachloroethylene (PERC)” in the Canadian Dry Cleaning Sector with Douglas Smith, TNS Canadian Facts, 1999, for Environment Canada.

“Cost Recovery for the CEPA New Substances Program” with Douglas Smith, TNS Canadian Facts, 1997, for Environment Canada.

“Cost Impacts of Possible Drinking Water Legislation” with Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts, 1996, for Health Canada.

“Contingent Valuation of Environmental Effects Associated with Dry Cleaning” with Douglas Smith, TNS Canadian Facts, 1995, for Environment Canada.

“Socio-Economic Impacts of Environmental Measures to Eliminate CFC and Halon Uses in Canada” by Banning the Production and Importation of New Products Containing These Substances with Douglas Smith, 1995, for Environment Canada.

“Analysis of Proposed Changes to the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations” with Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts, 1995, for Health Canada.

“The Social Benefits and Costs of Further Potential Changes to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System” with Keith Vodden, TNS Canadian Facts, 1995, for Health Canada.
“Export and Import of Hazardous Waste Regulations: Developing a Fee Structure for Cost Recovery” with Douglas Smith, TNS Canadian Facts, 1995, for Environment Canada.