Inequality in Canada with Pedro Antunes and Mike Moffatt

Canadian Economics

By: Mike Moffatt, Pedro Antunes

Leadership Perspectives: Economics Matters, Episode 5

For economists, inequality is a critical issue because the more unequal a society is, the more challenging it is for that economy to grow and thrive. 

This episode we explore the data on inequality in Canada to separate fact from fiction. We discuss whether inequality is growing in Canada and whether the way in which economists normally approach inequality is up to the task of addressing the various topics that often get lumped into discussions of inequality.

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Pedro Antunes

Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada

Mike Moffatt

Mike Moffatt

Senior Director of Policy and Innovation, Smart Prosperity Institute