economics News Archive
January 15, 2019 —
Whenever government adjusts taxation rules to offer a deduction or credit, economists call this a “tax expenditure” to distinguish it from the direct expenditures authorized by treasury boards
December 7, 2018 —
'A better way to approach that question is to rephrase it: Would this same family be better off with the cash equivalent (or less) of all the costs associated with providing them with a goat (acquiring the goat, transporting the goat, training the family to care for the goat, etc.) than they would be with a goat?'
November 19, 2018 —
Proposal to collect a range of detailed financial data from 500,000 Canadians has certainly touched a nerve
October 5, 2018 —
The Faculty of Arts welcomes several new members of faculty with appointments beginning July 1, 2018.
October 1, 2018 —
This sounds good, and if it eliminates pay discrimination, who is to object? But will it work? And what unintended consequences might result?
August 17, 2018 —
Gregory C. Mason, Economics discusses the end of Ontario's basic income project in The Conversation Canada.
May 15, 2018 —
Winston Dookeran [BA/66, LL.D./91], the first international student voted in as President of UMSU, recently returned to the University of Manitoba to share stories of a fulfilling career in economics, politics, and academia.
May 15, 2018 —
“This is good economically for the city,” said University of Manitoba economics professor Ryan Compton
April 26, 2018 —
School of Dental Hygiene voted overwhelmingly in support of Smiles for Miles, largely because of the personal experiences they’ve had through the program, which sponsors dental care for newcomers
March 14, 2018 —
Economics professor proposes improved funding model for First Nations child and family services.