Marlene Puffer and Michael Lea, in International Journal of Property Sciences, 2009.
Marlene Puffer and Michael Lea, in Canadian Investment Review, Winter 2008Read the Article
October 20, 2008, Insight Fixed Income Conference, Toronto, ON. The presentation focussed on the differences between Canadian and US mortgage markets and implications for Canadian bond markets. Marlene Puffer was a featured speaker for the third year in a row.Read the Article
KPMG LLP – CMHC Report, August 2008. This report analysed the effectiveness of Canada Mortgage Bonds (CMB) as financing vehicles for Canadian residential mortgages and assessed the impact of the funding program on the cost of mortgages for Canadians.
Twist Financial interviewed markets participants associated with the CMB program, wrote extensive studies on the structure of Canadian mortgage and funding markets and on the academic literature that contributed to this report. Dr. Puffer wrote the Addendum on Current Market Conditions (Annex C of the Report) that updated the report’s findings to reflect the events and market reaction associated with the financial crisis.Read the Article
April 22, 2008, Toronto CFA Society luncheon, introductory remarks and moderator with Purdy Crawford, Francesca Guolo, and Andrew Kresse. Including live webcast. Click to read the handout summarizing the restructuring.Read the Article
October 29-30, 2007, Insight Fixed Income Conference, Toronto, ON. Featured Speaker.
September 24, 2007, Invited participant in a roundtable discussion with Canadian Capital Market Participants, Toronto, ON. Organized by the Department of Finance, OSFI, and Bank of Canada.
January 17, 2007, Television appearance on Money Talk with Patricia Lovett-Reid