economics News Archive
July 17, 2019 —
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba
July 10, 2019 —
'Almost all families below the poverty line benefit from refundable credits'
July 8, 2019 —
There is no time to lose.
May 14, 2019 —
'I am an economist and the anti-vaxx movement makes me think of how a risk analysis could offer insight into the anti-vaccination decision of some parents'
April 3, 2019 —
'One approach to mitigating treaty violations is the additions-to-reserve process'
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?