It will be easier for the Liberals to run on their plan of deficits if they can credibly claim they inherited one from the Conservatives. They can’t.
November 20th, 2015 45 comments
Q&A: Jean-Yves Duclos, former head of the economics department at Laval University and now minister of families, children and social development
Stephen Gordon explains what the paper examining the Quebec daycare program reveals, and the ensuing controversy
September 27th, 2015 1 comment
If Mulcair keeps his promises on the budget and the corporate tax rate, it’s unclear how an NDP government could avoid spending cuts
August 27th, 2015 17 comments
Are we in a recession? Will the Bank of Canada cut the interest rate again? Should it?
July 14th, 2015 1 comment
The NDP is right. Higher-income earners will benefit more from the Liberal tax cut plan than the middle class
May 7th, 2015 6 comments
Economist Stephen Gordon explains why the PM’s five-year plan held up—and why it’s so remarkable
April 21st, 2015 8 comments
From fixing the ‘bad habit’ of special tax credits to removing roadblocks to growth, the Quebec budget gets a lot of things right
The bad news about our greying population in Statistics Canada’s revised labour force survey data
Don’t make this mistake when trying to analyze the effect of falling oil prices on the Canadian economy
January 18th, 2015 1 comment
By putting shrewd politics ahead of sound economics, the Prime Minister has guaranteed Canada will have austerity for years to come
December 9th, 2014 6 comments
Why has the income share at the top fallen in Canada, even as it continues to increase in the US?