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2019, issue 543

The Great Pension Debate: Finding Common Ground Downloads
Robert Brown and Stephen Eadie

2019, issue 542

Branching Out: How Canada’s Forestry Products Sector is Reshaping its Future Downloads
Eric Miller

2019, issue 541

Regulating Alternative Medicines: Disorder in the Borderlands Downloads
Michael Trebilcock and Kanksha Ghimire

2019, issue 540

Central Banks and the Future of Money Downloads
John Murray

2019, issue 539

Time to Tweak or Re-boot? Assessing the Interest Arbitration Process in Canadian Industrial Relations Downloads
Richard Chaykowski

2019, issue 538

Next-Gen Financial Advice: Digital Innovation and Canada’s Policymakers Downloads
Chuck Grace

2019, issue 537

Tax Policy Next to the Elephant: Business Tax Reform in the Wake of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Downloads
Kenneth McKenzie and Michael Smart

2019, issue 536

Entrepreneurial Finance and Economic Growth: A Canadian Overview Downloads
Pierre Lortie

2019, issue 535

High Drug Prices, Big R&D Spenders and “Free Riders”: Canada in the Topsy Turvy World of Pharmaceuticals Downloads
Ake Blomqvist and Rosalie Wyonch

2019, issue 534

A Crisis of Our Own Making: Prospects for Major Natural Resource Projects in Canada Downloads
Grant Bishop and Grant Sprague

2019, issue 533

What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing Downloads
Christopher Naugler and Rosalie Wyonch

2019, issue 532

Health and Grades: Nutrition Programs for Kids in Canada Downloads
Rosalie Wyonch and Abby Sullivan

2019, issue 531

Less Debt, More Growth: A Shadow Federal Budget for 2019 Downloads
William Robson and Alexandre Laurin

2019, issue 530

Managing Uncertainty: The Search for a Golden Discount-Rate Rule for Defined-Benefit Pensions Downloads
Stuart Landon and Constance Smith

2019, issue 529

L’équité intergénérationnelle: Nos enfants auront-ils une meilleure vie que nous? Downloads
Parisa Mahboubi

2019, issue 528

Dammed If You Do: How Sunk Costs Are Dragging Canadian Electricity Ratepayers Underwater Downloads
A.J. Goulding

2018, issue 527

Wild Numbers: Getting Better Fiscal Accountability in Canada’s Municipalities Downloads
William Robson and Farah Omran

2018, issue 526

Pursuing Reconciliation: The Case for an Off-Reserve Urban Agenda Downloads
John Richards

2018, issue 525

Tales from the Crypt - How to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings Downloads
Thorsten Koeppl and Jeremy Kronick

2018, issue 524

Show Us the Numbers: Grading the Financial Reports of Canada’s Municipalities Downloads
William Robson and Farah Omran

2018, issue 523

Cannabis Countdown: Estimating the Size of Illegal Markets and Lost Tax Revenue Post-Legalization Downloads
Anindya Sen and Rosalie Wyonch

2018, issue 522

Piling On – How Provincial Taxation of Insurance Premiums Costs Consumers Downloads
Alex Laurin and Farah Omran

2018, issue 521

Tooling up: Making the Money Last: The Case for Offering Pure Longevity Insurance to Retiring Canadians Downloads
Don Ezra

2018, issue 520

Tooling up: Canada Needs More Robust Capital Investment Downloads
William Robson and Jeremy Kronick

2018, issue 519

Hidden Beneficial Ownership and Control: Canada as a Pawn in the Global Game of Money Laundering Downloads
Denis Meunier

2018, issue 518

Comparing Outcomes: The Relative Job-Market Performance of Former International Students Downloads
Mikal Skuterud and Zong Jia Chen

2018, issue 517

International Prudential Standards in a World of Growing Nationalism and Protectionism Downloads
Mark Zelmer and Jeremy Kronick

2018, issue 516

Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda: NAFTA and Beyond Downloads
Dan Ciuriak

2018, issue 515

Assessing Canada’s Drug Shortage Problem Downloads
Jacalyn Duffin, Jessy Donelle, Jon Pipitone and Brian White-Guay

2018, issue 514

Retiring Employees, Unretired Debt: The Surprising Hidden Cost of Federal Employee Pensions Downloads
William Robson and Alexandre Laurin

2018, issue 513

Through the Roof: The High Cost of Barriers to Building New Housing in Canadian Municipalities Downloads
Benjamin Dachis and Vincent Thivierge

2018, issue 512

Blown Budgets: Canada’s Senior Governments Need Better Fiscal Controls Downloads
William Robson and Farah Omran

2018, issue 511

The Numbers Game: Rating the Fiscal Accountability of Canada’s Senior Governments Downloads
William Robson and Farah Omran

2018, issue 510

Filling the Cavities: Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Canada’s Dental Care System Downloads
Ake Blomqvist and Frances Woolley

2018, issue 509

Not Just for Kids: How to Improve Adult Vaccination Uptake in Canada Downloads
Colin Busby

2018, issue 508

Productivity and the Financial Sector – What’s Missing? Downloads
Jeremy Kronick

2018, issue 507

Regulatory Reform in Ontario: Machine Learning and Regulation Downloads
Anthony Niblett

2018, issue 506

Faulty Transmissions: Howe Demographics Affect Monetary Policy in Canada Downloads
Steve Ambler and Jeremy Kronick

2018, issue 505

Fiscal Soundness and Economic Growth: An Economic Program for Ontario Downloads
Benjamin Dachis

2018, issue 504

The Case for Longer Mortgages: Addressing the Mismatch between Term and Amortization Downloads
Michael Feldman

2018, issue 503

Righting the Course: A Shadow Federal Budget for 2018 Downloads
William Robson, Alexandre Laurin and Rosalie Wyonch

2018, issue 502

Understanding the Volatility of the Canadian Exchange Rate Downloads
Martin Eichenbaum, Benjamin Johannsen and Sergio Rebelo

2018, issue 501

Death by a Thousand Cuts? Western Canada’s Oil and Natural Gas Policy Competitiveness Scorecard Downloads
Benjamin Dachis

2018, issue 500

Headed for the Poorhouse: How to Ensure Seniors Don’t Run Out of Cash before They Run Out of Time Downloads
Bonnie-Jeanne Macdonald

2018, issue 499

Risk and Readiness: The Impact of Automation on Provincial Labour Markets Downloads
Rosalie Wyonch

2017, issue 498

Strengthening Canadian Television Content: Creation, Discovery and Export in a Digital World Downloads
Lawson Hunter, Kenneth Engelhart and Peter Miller

2017, issue 497

Innovation Policy in Canada: A Holistic Approach Downloads
Daniel Schwanen

2017, issue 496

Fuzzy Finances: Grading the Financial Reports of Canada’s Municipalities Downloads
William Robson, Benjamin Dachis and Farah Omran

2017, issue 495

Rethinking Limits on Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings in Canada Downloads
William Robson

2017, issue 494

A Question of Fairness: Time to Reconsider Income-Averaging Provisions Downloads
Daniel Gordon and Jean-Francois Wen

2017, issue 493

Off Target: Assessing the Fairness of Ottawa’s Proposed Tax Reforms for “Passive” Investments in CCPCs Downloads
Alex Laurin

2017, issue 492

All’s Well that Ends Well: Addressing End-of-Life Liabilities for Oil and Gas Wells Downloads
Benjamin Dachis, Blake Schaffer and Vincent Thivierge

2017, issue 491

Thinking about Minimum Wage Increases in Alberta: Theoretically, Empirically, and Regionally pp. 1-20 Downloads
Joseph Marchand

2017, issue 490

Opportunities for Better Systemic Risk Management in Canada Downloads
Nicholas Le Pan

2017, issue 489

Not Ready for Prime Time: Canada’s Proposed New Securities Regulator Downloads
Harvey Naglie

2017, issue 488

Red Flags for Educators: Lessons for Canada in the PISA Results Downloads
John Richards

2017, issue 487

Bits, Bytes, and Taxes: VAT and the Digital Economy in Canada Downloads
Rosalie Wyonch

2017, issue 486

The Power of Words: Improving Immigrants’ Literacy Skills Downloads
Parisa Mahboubi

2017, issue 485

Mortgage Insurance Deductibles: An Idea Whose Time Hasn’t Come Downloads
Thorsten Koeppl and James (Jim) MacGee

2017, issue 484

The Knowledge Deficit about Taxes: Who It Affects and What to Do About It Downloads
Antoine Genest-Grégoire, Luc Godbout and Jean-Herman Guay

2017, issue 483

Banking on Infrastructure: How the Canada Infrastructure Bank can Build Infrastructure Better for Canadians Downloads
Steven Robins

2017, issue 482

Spendthrifts and Savers: Are Canadians Acting Like they are “House Poor” or “House Rich”? Downloads
Jeremy Kronick

2017, issue 481

Tax Options for Childcare that Encourage Work, Flexibility, Choice, Fairness and Quality Downloads
Alex Laurin and Kevin Milligan

2017, issue 480

The Paradox of Productivity, Technology, and Innovation in Canadian Healthcare Downloads
Colin Busby and Ake Blomqvist

2017, issue 479

How to Restore Public Trust and Credibility at the National Energy Board Downloads
Lesley Matthews

2017, issue 478

Defining the Public Interest in Regulatory Decisions: The Case for Economic Efficiency Downloads
Jeffrey Church

2017, issue 477

In Need of a Booster: How to Improve Childhood Vaccination Coverage in Canada Downloads
Colin Busby, Aaron Jacobs and Ramya Muthukumaran

2017, issue 476

Numbers You can Trust? The Fiscal Accountability of Canada’s Senior Governments, 2017 Downloads
William Robson and Colin Busby

2017, issue 475

Greener Pastures: Resetting the Age of Eligibility for Social Security Based on Actuarial Science Downloads
Robert Brown and Shantel Aris

2017, issue 474

Patents, Copyright and Competition: Assessing the Impact of Trade Deals on Canada Downloads
Daniel Schwanen and Aaron Jacobs

2017, issue 473

New and Improved: How to Bring Institutional Investment into Public Infrastructure Downloads
Benjamin Dachis

2017, issue 472

Future Shock? The Impact of Automation on Canada’s Labour Market Downloads
Matthias Oschinski and Rosalie Wyonch

2017, issue 471

Smokes, Smugglers and Lost Tax Revenues: How Governments Should Respond Downloads
Anindya Sen

2017, issue 470

Getting Real: A Shadow Federal Budget for 2017 Downloads
William Robson, Alexandre Laurin and Rosalie Wyonch

2017, issue 469

Hidden Spending: The Fiscal Impact of Federal Tax Concessions Downloads
William Robson and Alexandre Laurin

2017, issue 468

Blockchain Technology – What’s in Store for Canada’s Economy and Financial Markets? Downloads
Thorsten Koeppl and Jeremy Kronick

2017, issue 467

Enduring Virtues: Saving and Investing as National Priorities in 2017 Downloads
William Robson

2017, issue 466

Government Intervention in Venture Capital in Canada: Toward Greater Transparency and Accountability Downloads
Richard Remillard

2017, issue 465

Towards a New Balance in Social Policy: The Future Role of Guaranteed Annual Income within the Safety Net Downloads
Peter Hicks

2017, issue 464

The Art of Breaking the Deal: What President Trump Can and Can’t Do About NAFTA Downloads
Jon Johnson

2017, issue 463

Breaking the Silos: Funding for the Healthcare We Need Downloads
Jason Sutherland and Erik Hellsten
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