Canadian economics

Jan 18, 2016
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The TPP's criminalization of trade secret law

Michael Geist
The Trouble with the TPP series continues with a surprising and troubling aspect of the intellectual property chapter: the criminalization of trade secret law.
Jun 9, 2015
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Truth and truthiness in economic stats

Armine Yalnizyan
The line between truth and truthiness in economic statistics is getting easier to miss. That's a problem because it helps evidence-based decision-making become decision-based evidence-making.
Jan 6, 2014

The Staple Theory at 50: Index of contributions

Jim Stanford
Here for ease of access is a consolidated listing of the contributions to the special series of commentaries marking the 50th anniversary of the publication of Mel Watkins' classic 1963 article.
Dec 16, 2013
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Big banks continue gambling with our financial security

Nick Fillmore
The next major threat to financial systems is likely to come from reckless investors gambling with derivatives -- the same betting vehicles that contributed to the 2008 financial collapse.


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