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Five challenges for bending the health care cost curve in Canada

May 26, 2015

Greg Marchildon and Livio Di Matteo Canadian economists received a pleasant surprise this year: expenditure growth on public health care in Canada finally appears to be slowing down. However, it is unclear if this slowdown is the result of explicit success in sustainably bending the cost-curve or more short-term cost-cutting... Read more

Inequality and Inter Generational Unfairness

May 16, 2015

There has been a great deal of recent media commentary on inter generational unfairness, much of which misleadingly argues that affluent older Canadians are benefiting from current economic and social arrangements at the expense of youth. Read more