Canadian economy

Oct 15, 2013
Job variations in Québec, 2013. Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec

Quebec's economic plan: Putting jobs first?

Philippe Hurteau
The Quebec government recently issued its new economic policy. The premier and her finance minister have realized that the long-awaited acceleration of economic growth still has not arrived.
Oct 8, 2013
Photo: Mel Watkins

The Staple Theory at 50: Staple theory redux

Abraham Rotstein
Watkins' staple theory of economic growth showed how Canada had found a way out of its own staples dependence, emerging as a developed country despite its initial reliance on the export of staples.


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