Andrew Jackson

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Aug 25, 2015
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Survey sheds new light on job vacancies

Andrew Jackson
Congratulations to StatsCan on the occasion of the first release from the National Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, with data for the first quarter of this year.
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Apr 2, 2013
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Who is earning too much?

Andrew Jackson
Last week's publication of the so-called "sunshine" list of 88,412 Ontario public sector workers earning more than $100,000 per year elicited lots of howls of outrage in terms of online commentary.
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Nov 13, 2012
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Mulcair on the economy

Andrew Jackson
Leader of the Opposition Tom Mulcair gave a fine speech on the budget bill on October 24, which can be found in its entirety in Hansard.
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Sep 14, 2012
Figure 3 of Mintz's and Chen's report

Do corporate tax cuts really pay for themselves?

Andrew Jackson
A new paper argues that "corporate tax reductions of more than 30 per cent since 2000 have, contrary to the critics' cries, failed to make an appreciable dent in tax revenues."
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Sep 4, 2012
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Hayek and contemporary neoliberalism

Andrew Jackson
In the spirit of "know thy enemy," I recently read Hayek's The Road to Serfdom. Hayek is, of course, the totemic figure of neoliberalism who fought Keynes and Keynesian economics in the 1930s.

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