*How we can beat the U.S.

Worth A Look, Trade, Frontier Centre

In a roundtable discussion with Financial Post Editor-in-Chief Terence Corcoran, four leading economic thinkers take up Charles Baillie’s challenge. All agree it is possible to overtake the United States in growth and standard of living. These are edited excerpts of their comments and ideas.

*O Canada! A National Swan Song?

Worth A Look, Trade, Frontier Centre

With reluctance and resignation, Canadians are concluding that what they once celebrated as the world’s longest undefended border is quickly vanishing. Economically, culturally, socially, demographically, even politically, Canada, they say, is becoming indistinguishable from the United States.

A Conversation with David Henderson

Conversation, Trade, Frontier Centre

In August the National Post published a provocative article in which you argue that Canada’s rate of economic growth could out pace the impressive American rate and that Canada’s standard of living could surpass that of our American cousins within twenty years should we adopt certain changes in public policy.

Why Free Trade Works

Commentary, Trade, Frontier Centre

Dr. Lawrence Reed is an economist and president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Michigan’s most influential think tank. Michigan Governor John Engler and many of his administration’s officials have cited the work of the Mackinac Center as the source of the ideas that revived their state’s economy.