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Allan Moscovitch and I have co-authored a blog post that looks at the history of child benefits in Canada. Points made in the blog post include the following: -Child benefits can reduce both poverty and homelessness. -When child benefits began in Canada after World War II, one major motivating factor for the federal government was […]
Posted by Nick Falvo under aboriginal peoples, Austerity, child benefits, Conservative government, demographics, economic history, economic thought, fiscal federalism, fiscal policy, Harper, Harper economics, history of economic thought, homeless, income, income distribution, income support, Indigenous people, labour market, poverty, Role of government, social policy, women.
April 30th, 2017
Mr. Harperâ€™s recession Louis-Philippe Rochon Associate professor of economics, Laurentian University Co-Editor, Review of Keynesian Economics Short of a miracle, Canada is officially in recession, which I predicted back in January. But this recession was wholly avoidable had Mr. Harper and his government abandoned their wicked policies of austerity in favour of a growth-oriented […]