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Montreal - How to Encourage Business Creation in Canada

September 19, 2017 — 7:00PM
Montreal - How to Encourage Business Creation in Canada

The MEI is happy to invite you to a panel discussion featuring Professor Peter J. Boettke and Economist Mathieu Bédard.

Taking inspiration from the teachings of the Austrian School of Economics, what are the public policies that need to be improved in order to encourage more entrepreneurship and business creation? The analysis will address, among other things, issues of taxation, labour regulation, and ease of trade.

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Peter J. Boettke is a University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University and Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center. The Mercatus Center is a university-based research center in the Washington, DC region. He is the current President of the Mont Pelerin Society and the Southern Economics Association.

Mathieu Bédard is an Economist at the MEI. He holds a PhD in economics from Aix-Marseille University in France. Mr. Bédard is the author of many studies and articles on Canadian public policies and regularly analyzes current affairs related to public policies in the media.

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Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Leacock 232, Leacock Building, McGill University - 855 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal
Cost: Free event
Reservation required - Limited number of seats - Reserve quickly!

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