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Jan 22, 2014
Figure 1. Inflation and average real wages, 2010-2013. Source: Statistics Canada

Problematic sources of recent real wage growth

Michal Rozworski
The past 18 months have seen real wages increase in Canada. These real wage gains, however, are not that surprising once we take a look at the behaviour of inflation since the crisis.
Blog
Jan 16, 2014
Photo: Andreas Metz/flickr

Class warfare: The U.S. economy

Robert Chernomas
Repeating over and over again the idea that taxing the rich, government social programs and regulation are the cause of unemployment, low wages, debt and lack of innovation doesn't make it true.
Blog
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."
Columnists
Aug 28, 2012

Bullying workers in the attack on labour

Perhaps the attack on unions isn't surprising, given the ongoing recession caused by the 2008 financial crash. Better to turn the 99 per cent against each other rather than against the 1 per cent.
Blog
Aug 24, 2012

Dead money and corporate cash hoarding

Toby Sanger
Kudos to Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney for raising the profile of the over $500 billion Canadian corporations are holding in excess cash surpluses and not investing in the economy.
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