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Our Country Is Not Broken, But Our Neighbour Needs Serious Fixing

March 24, 2009


Director
Centre for Municipal Studies
Recessions bring changes. Some industries even disappear during recessions or are at least significantly altered in the way they do business. Recessions historically have also brought about important lessons regarding the conduct of both monetary and fiscal policy. So what changes ...

This Is The Worst Recession – Except For All The Others

March 19, 2009

Glen Hodgson
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Forecasting and Analysis
After nearly two decades of sustained economic growth, the Canadian economy is back in recession. Various media reports tell us that this is the worst recession since 1991, or 1982, or even all the way back to the ...

War on Drugs Destroying Mexico

March 17, 2009

Kip Beckman
Principal Research Associate,
Economic Services
Mexico is currently in the midst of waging a do or die war with some of the world’s most powerful drug cartels. These dire developments in Mexico pose a major challenge for the Obama administration. Mexico has 100 million people close to ...

Can America Afford the Obama Plan?

March 11, 2009

Glen Hodgson
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist
Forecasting and Analysis
The $787 billion Obama fiscal stimulus package is law and the Administration is scrambling to bring it into action. And that’s just the start. The President has rolled out budget plans for 2009-10 that, if fully implemented, would ...

China Can’t Save America From Itself

March 06, 2009

Kip Beckman
Principal Research Associate,
Economic Services
Some relationships succeed while others are doomed to fail. While the partnership between Chinese savers and American consumers lasted longer than most Hollywood marriages, in the end it was bound to turn sour since it was based on shaky economic linkages and ...


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