Michal Rozworski

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Jan 27, 2016
Photo: Norris Wong/flickr

Boosting the economy for the rest of us

Michal Rozworski
While elites argue amongst themselves about how to respond to Canada's soured economic outlook, the overriding context is a transfer and concentration of economic power upwards.
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Mar 5, 2014
  Figure 1. Labour share of income in Canada, total employment and private secto

The labour share and income inequality

Michal Rozworski
All the recent talk about Canada's shrinking middle class and rising income inequality got me thinking that it might be a good time to look at a neglected economic concept: the labour share of income.
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Jan 22, 2014
Figure 1. Inflation and average real wages, 2010-2013. Source: Statistics Canada

Problematic sources of recent real wage growth

Michal Rozworski
The past 18 months have seen real wages increase in Canada. These real wage gains, however, are not that surprising once we take a look at the behaviour of inflation since the crisis.
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Jan 17, 2014
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Are higher minimum wages un-Canadian?

Michal Rozworski
Although Canada has not seen the kind of energized and far-reaching calls and protest movements for raising the minimum wage as the U.S., the working poor in this country face similar difficulties.
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