Productivity

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Dec 21, 2012
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Why the income inequality deniers are wrong

Armine Yalnizyan
You couldn't have made it through 2012 without running into a story about income inequality. A year later, some people think it's time you go back to sleep.
Blog
Dec 19, 2012
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Gender wage gap hurts economic growth

Angella MacEwen
Women are paid less than men across OECD countries. In Canada, the 'Female to Male earnings ratio' has hovered around the 70 per cent mark for the past 20 years.
Blog
Aug 17, 2012
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Canada's economic problem is not high wages

Andrew Jackson
The view that wages are "too high" boils down to saying that workers have no right to share in rising national income, all of which should go to profits and senior managers.
Blog
Jan 5, 2012

Drummond's productivity 'puzzle'

Andrew Jackson
Don Drummond confesses that he has been wrong to believe that changes in public policies are the key to improving Canada's dismal productivity record.

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