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Starting in 2003, Ontario’s real GDP growth dropped below the average in the rest of Canada and it has consistently lagged over the ensuing decade.

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4:00AM
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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.


11:30AM
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Upper-middle income earners in Canada receive full OAS benefits, which doesn’t represent effective targeting of benefits.


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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.

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New research suggests that certain types of childcare can bring substantial, long-lived disadvantages to children.


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When you’re in a recession, one of the key signs is that employment is either stagnant or falling.


12:38PM
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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.


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Naomi Klein’s anti-capitalist vision for the future may allow for only a few lucky high-flyers.


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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.


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People make decisions every day based on the costs they perceive and the benefits they expect from individual actions.

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