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Oct
17
The Troubled Economics, and the Curious Politics, of the Canada-Korea Trade Deal

There are many motivations to explain the Harper government’s rush to sign free trade deals.  Since coming to power, the Conservatives have implemented 6 FTAs, have “concluded” 2 more (with Korea and, purportedly, with the EU), and have fully 14 other FTA negotiations on the go.

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Sep
25
Who’s afraid of free trade with Europe?

Jul
30
Free Traders Panic Over German Challenge to Investor-State Dispute-Settlement

Apr
24
Mel Clark 1921-2014

Mar
12
Did the US Take a Bite Out of Canada-Korea Trade?

Dec
10
Canada-Europe Deal Not About Trade

Oct
24
Wordsmithing 80,000 Jobs

Oct
17
Canada’s Trade Deficit with the EU Doubles

Aug
14
Can Canadians Really “Buy Into” Mexico?

Jun
16
Will CETA Help Tories… Or Hurt Them??

May
3
Polozogistics: Nine Thoughts About the Choice of the New Bank of Canada Governor

Nov
2
$12 bil CETA GDP Claim from SimCity, not Real World

Oct
19
FTA’s Assumed Benefits Can’t Be Found

Jul
20
Baskin-Robbins and the Walmartization of Ice Cream

Jun
19
Trans Pacific Partnership: A Few Questions

May
21
Promoting Trade and Signing Free Trade Deals are NOT the Same Thing

Feb
13
Who Wants “Closer” Ties With China?

Feb
6
Is Labour Doomed?

Oct
20
What CETA Would Mean for Canada’s Auto Industry

Jul
19
“Time to Reduce Exposure to Europe”

Jul
16
TILMA by Stealth

Jul
10
New CAW Film About the Economics of CETA

Jan
19
Creating Comparative Advantage

Jan
14
Climbing Down the Value Ladder

Jan
11
Drinking Your Own CGE Bath Water

Jan
10
The Lumpenization of the Global Economy

Nov
9
Peter Van Loan’s Made-Up Trade Statistics

Oct
27
Out of Equilibrium: Why EU-Canada Free Trade Won’t Work in the REAL World

Sep
23
Beggar-thy-Neighbour Trade Strategies Still Rule

Aug
27
Harper’s $130 Million Chapter 11 Giveaway

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