We economists may not know much, but we do know the demand curve slopes downward. For anyone who dozed through Econ 100 — Happy New Year, Premier Wynne! — the demand curve relates a thing’s price...

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09/01/2018 - 09:30

By  on January 9, 2018

Dramatically increasing minimum wages in the food industry is...

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09/01/2018 - 09:30

I hardly ever disagree with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, which in its 27-year existence has been a clarion for fiscal sanity. But every once in a while my economist’s training makes me take...

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05/01/2018 - 09:30

PUBLISHED JANUARY 5, 2018

Norway reached a remarkable milestone in 2017, when it became the first country where zero-emission and hybrid vehicles accounted for more than half of new car...

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05/01/2018 - 09:45

For my first column of the new year, I’ve dipped into my collection of irrational, damaging or downright dumb happenings in 2017.

The year saw major breakthroughs in the use of genetically...

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04/01/2018 - 10:15

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