Dec 26, 2011

Economic climate and inequality

Toby Sanger
The December issue of the quarterly Economic Climate for Bargaining publication I produce is now online. This issue has a number of pieces on issues of inequality.
Dec 1, 2011

Canada's petro-recovery

The third-quarter GDP numbers are pretty upbeat on the surface but affirm that Canada's entire economic trajectory is being increasingly dominated by fossil fuel exports.
Nov 30, 2011

European financial crisis: Apocalypse soon?

Andrew Jackson
The OECD's new assessment of the macro-economic situation makes for pretty grim reading. And their forecast is based on an increasingly incredible view that the Eurozone will "muddle through."
Nov 25, 2011

Danger: Wage deflation ahead

The labour market is in much worse shape than the official 7.3 per cent unemployment rate implies. The latest evidence for this is a miserable report on employment and earnings from Statistics Canada.
Nov 14, 2011

G20 Labour Summit: Souvenirs de Cannes

Andrew Jackson
I was in Cannes with CLC President Ken Georgetti for the G20 Labour Summit. If the outcome of the G20 disappoints, it was not because of lack of effort from the international labour movement.


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