Corporate Economics’ goal is to assist The City of Calgary in the decision making process by providing services in the area of economic forecasting, information provision, policy analysis and consulting.
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Featured information and reports
- Spring 2020 Calgary and Region Economic Outlook 2020-2025
There is extreme uncertainty around Calgary’s economic outlook due to the double economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic and crude oil price collapse. However, a fast growing, young, highly educated working population in the city will be the driver for the future growth in consumption, residential investment and economic diversification.
- Residential Property Taxes and Utility Charges Survey 2018
This survey attempts to show, from citizens' perspective, the financial burden of owning property in the municipality.
- A Case of Fiscal Imbalance: The Calgary Experience (An Update)
Calgary’s contribution to the balance sheets of the federal and provincial governments leaves the local government with less than adequate revenue to fund its spending responsibilities.
Frequently referenced reports
The following reports are prepared and published on a regular basis. For a schedule of the reports, view the report release dates.
Current economic indicators
Updated twice a month, this report contains comments, analysis and statistical illustrations of a set of economic indicators monitored by Corporate Economics that inform our forecasts.
This quarterly report analyzes recent developments in Calgary's real estate market, providing an understanding of current trends impacting local market conditions and expectations for the future.
Consumer price changes are captured in this monthly report. It includes a review of changes in drivers of Calgary’s consumer price inflation and brief analysis on price changes in major components like food, shelter and transportation.
Labour market review
This monthly report provides a review of changes in Calgary’s labour market within the context of a cross-regional comparison for Canada.