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Probing the Aftermyth of Seattle : Canadian Public Opinion on International Trade, 1980-2000 (Working Paper 12)
This is a revised version of a paper presented to the 2000 National Policy Research Conference, Ottawa, December 1, 2000.
What’s a Country For? The Social Contract in the Global Era (Working Paper 11)
Presentation to the Conference on “Rethinking the Line: the Canada-U.S. Border,” Vancouver, British Columbia, October 22-25, 2000.
The Brain Drain : Myth and Reality - What it is and What Should be Done (Working Paper 13)
The brain drain debate has been marked by a considerable amount of confusion and frustration, largely because there has been relatively little hard data available, and that which exists has often been twisted into very ...
The Debate on First Nations Education Funding: Mind the Gap (Working Paper 49)
It is at long last becoming part of the public discourse that improving living conditions and opportunities for First Nations communities in Canada is a national imperative. It is also widely recognized that the education ...
The Impact on Canada of the Rise of the Chinese Economy: Good, Bad or Indifferent? (Working Paper 50)
From humble beginnings less than twenty years ago, the economic relationship between Canada and the Chinese has flourished so that China is now Canada’s second most important trading partner after the United States. The ...
The Informational Commons at Risk (Working Paper 8)
Conventional wisdom says that we are on the cusp of a Global Information Society, in which new technologies will provide citizens with unprecedented access to information. This is an appealing but flawed vision of the ...
Analysis of Poverty Dynamics in Canada (Working Paper 9)
While we know much about poverty (or “low income”) in Canada in a static context, our understanding of the underlying dynamics remains very limited. This is particularly problematic from a policy perspective and the ...
Student Loans : the Empirical Record (Working Paper 6)
Student loan programmes have been the target of a good deal of attention in recent years and one important set of concerns has focussed on the levels of borrowing and the associated debt loads. This paper presents the ...
Student Loans : Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications (Working Paper 7)
This paper first summarizes the results of an empirical investigation of borrowing and repayment patterns of post-secondary graduates, then addresses a number of related policy issues, including i) the need for further ...