Reducing payroll taxes, like EI premiums, is good policy. Too bad that’s not what the Harper government chose to do.
September 11th, 2014 4 comments
Some welcome tax reforms, but government intervention in the market isn’t going away
The aging workforce in Quebec means fewer people in the job market, and fewer people paying taxes
June 4th, 2014 1 comment
Only when you look beyond the headline employment numbers will you see the extent to which confidence in the job market plummeted
Why the wage-productivity ‘disconnect’ does not explain increased inequality
April 13th, 2014 2 comments
The former finance minister deserves extra credit for leadership, our economists say
April 10th, 2014 2 comments
Don’t expect a U.S.-style crash. When you dig into the numbers, our housing market doesn’t look all that bad.
March 31st, 2014 6 comments
Is there really a crisis in public-sector infrastructure?