Monday morning I was in class teaching the “Coase solution” to externalities problems, which is named after its discoverer, Ronald Coase, the Nobelist economist and one of very few humans ever to publish a book in his second century.
Upper-middle income earners in Canada receive full OAS benefits, which doesn’t represent effective targeting of benefits.
Whether we consider equilibrium in game theory, macroeconomics, or capital asset pricing, people must predict how markets will turn based on what they think other people will do.
New research suggests that certain types of childcare can bring substantial, long-lived disadvantages to children.
When you’re in a recession, one of the key signs is that employment is either stagnant or falling.
In Vancouver, residents not only pay higher taxi prices compared to most other Canadian cites, but they also pay considerably higher prices when compared to the U.S.
Naomi Klein’s anti-capitalist vision for the future may allow for only a few lucky high-flyers.
Today, the Alberta government is hiking the minimum wage from $10.20 to $11.20, as part of its plan to raise the rate to $15 per hour by 2018.
People make decisions every day based on the costs they perceive and the benefits they expect from individual actions.
Among OECD countries (including Canada), there’s a lot of diversity in growth numbers, but little variation in consumer confidence.
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