Ben Eisen and Kenneth Green show that high levels of resource consumption in North America enables economic production and wealth creation that brings benefits to people all over the world.
Ben Eisen and Kenneth Green show that high levels of economic activity and wealth creation in Canada and the United States benefit the people living in those countries, as well as in other parts of the world.
Ben Eisen shows that economic growth in western Canada has improved the material conditions of low-income individuals and families in the region.
Ben Eisen and Romy Yourex examine a number of performance measures to assess important trends surrounding the health and vitality of Canada’s natural environment.
Wages once virtually on par with the rest of the country became higher across all public-sector categories, in some cases substantially so, according to the study by Ben Eisen and Ken Boessenkool. (The province’s 36,000 teachers are paid 20 per cent higher than their typical counterparts elsewhere in the country, according to a recent Statistics Canada study.) Alberta’s public- sector salaries consumed nearly 95 per cent of the increase in provincial revenues over the decade analyzed.
Ben Eisen discusses the need for Canada to adopt policy reforms to remove unnecessary barriers to professional practice that prevent many immigrants from working in the jobs they are trained to do.
Ben Eisen and Eric Merkley show that oil sands development is an important economic opportunity contrary to the comments of EU clean energy advisor Jeremy Rifkin.
Ben Eisen shows why the Alberta Liberal party’s proposal to eliminate tuition in the province is not supported by the evidence.
Eric Merkley, Ben Eisen and Kenneth Green examine 8 case studies in carbon pricing from around the world, and assess their economic, environmental and political consequences.