Canadian economy

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.
Aug 15, 2013
Source: Cauvin, Christian, "L'insoutenable dynamique du capitalisme financier",

The financial portion of our economy

Simon Tremblay-Pepin
A very interesting text by Christian Cauvin, published in a special issue of Alternatives économiques, contains a revealing graph. It addresses the growing weight of the financial economy.


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