fiscal policy

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Jun 1, 2015
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Is another recession on its way?

Louis-Philippe Rochon
Canada's economy shrank in the first quarter by a whopping 0.6 per cent. Is this the beginning of a new recession?
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Apr 10, 2015
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Balanced budget legislation will be disastrous for Canada

Louis-Philippe Rochon
Joe Oliver's latest musings about introducing balanced budget legislation represent the worst policy for Canada, and will doom us to European-style crises and rob future generations of prosperity.
Blog
Mar 19, 2015

The 2015 Alternative Federal Budget would 'deliver the good'

David Macdonald
Kate McInturff
Canadians need more than a zero. They need safe food, clean water, and affordable housing. The Alternative Federal Budget demonstrates that we can afford to meet those needs and deliver the good.
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Feb 18, 2015
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What's the solution to a Greek austerity tragedy?

Louis-Philippe Rochon
There is virtual unanimity among heterodox economists about the shortcomings of the euro, yet a deep division exists on whether Greece should leave the euro or push for institutional reforms.

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