economics News Archive
March 22, 2017 —
Economists and political scientists available to media
March 15, 2017 —
UM will be host to the Rising Up conference on March 17 and 18
February 22, 2017 —
Economists: The mantra about belt-tightening and sacrifice to balance the books may be intuitively appealing, but it reflects an outdated understanding of the role of government in a modern economy.
February 21, 2017 —
Economist John Loxley provides insight
January 23, 2017 —
Economist slays myths and explains what really happened in Dauphin, Manitoba, in the '70s
December 23, 2016 —
'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?'
October 7, 2016 —
"The least blunt instrument, the 'scalpel,' would probably [be] something that's really targeted at low income workers along the lines of a refundable tax credit," Simpson said.
September 28, 2016 —
Out of 192 problems submitted, five have been selected, winning $250 each
September 21, 2016 —
Why should you and I care about the comings and goings of senior civil servants?