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Germain Belzile
Germain Belzile

Senior Associate Researcher, Current Affairs

Germain Belzile has been teaching economics for over 30 years, first at UQAM, then HEC Montréal. He holds a master’s degree in economics from UQAM, where he also studied at the PhD level. He is a co-author of the most used economics textbooks in French-speaking universities in Canada (Principes de microéconomie & Principes de macroéconomie). The author of numerous articles, he is a regular participant in debates, interviews and conferences on globalization, economics and liberalism.

gbelzile (@iedm.org) / 514 273-0969 (ext. 2231)
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February 13, 2019 | 12 min. 20 sec. | Nathalie le midi (BLVD-FM)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the standard of living of Quebecers which is still declining (starting at 3:30).

13 February 2019February 13, 2019
Viewpoint explaining that an economic environment more favourable to productivity growth can raise living standards in the long term
Quebec Premier François Legault has often stated his desire to attract foreign investment into the province and to increase Quebecers’ standard of living. An essential precondition for this is to create an economic environment that is more favourable to productivity growth, considered by economists to be the main determinant of rising living standards in the long term. This can be achieved by reducing the amount of room taken up by the government in the economy, through a decrease in public spending.
13 February 2019February 13, 2019

January 23, 2019 | 7 min. 23 sec. | Nathalie le midi (BLVD-FM)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the fact that Quebec could lose a lot of money with the Société québécoise du cannabis.

23 January 2019January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 | 10 min. 47 sec. | Bouchard en parle (FM93)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the fact that Quebec could lose a lot of money with the Société québécoise du cannabis.

23 January 2019January 23, 2019

Presentation by Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, before members of the Conservative Caucus on the Canadian Economy in 2019.

22 January 2019January 22, 2019
Montreal Gazette, p. A8
The negligible impact of Quebec’s emissions on the global climate.
17 January 2019January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 | 9 min. 15 sec. | Jérôme Landry au retour (CHIK-FM)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the negligible impact of Quebec’s emissions on the global climate.

17 January 2019January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 | 14 min. 50 sec. | Ségal-Lavoie le midi (FM93)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the negligible impact of Quebec’s emissions on the global climate.

17 January 2019January 17, 2019
La Presse+, p. web
The negligible impact of Quebec’s emissions on the global climate.
17 January 2019January 17, 2019
Viewpoint illustrating the negligible impact of Quebec’s emissions on the global climate
The Quebec government has on many occasions signalled its commitment to fighting climate change. The province has set several targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, aiming to have them disappear almost completely by 2050. Yet Quebec’s share of global GHG emissions is so tiny that achieving the provincial objectives would have an insignificant impact on the evolution of the temperature of the planet.
17 January 2019January 17, 2019
www.iedm.org, p. web
Many indigenous communities support resource development.
16 January 2019January 16, 2019

January 7, 2019 | 10 min. 33 sec. | Ségal-Lavoie le midi (FM93)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the fact that Quebec could lose a lot of money with the Société québécoise du cannabis.

7 January 2019January 7, 2019
La Presse+, p. web
Quebecers prefer oil from Western Canada.
20 December 2018December 20, 2018

December 19, 2018 | 10 min. | Maurais Live (CHOI-FM)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the results of an opinion poll commissioned by the Montreal Economic Institute.

19 December 2018December 19, 2018
National Post, p. FP11
Quebecers prefer oil from Western Canada.
19 December 2018December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018 | 11 min. 50 sec. | Nathalie le midi (BLVD-FM)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the results of an opinion poll commissioned by the Montreal Economic Institute.

19 December 2018December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018 | 16 min. 26 sec. | Boulevard du Pacifique (Ici Radio-Canada)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the results of an opinion poll commissioned by the Montreal Economic Institute.

19 December 2018December 19, 2018

December 12, 2018 | 10 min. 28 sec. | Le Mid (KYK Radio X)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about carbon taxation as a way of reaching the country's GHG reduction goals.

12 December 2018December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018 | 15 min. 27 sec. | Ségal-Lavoie le midi (FM93)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about carbon taxation as a way of reaching the country's GHG reduction goals.

12 December 2018December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018 | 19 min. 30 sec. | Nathalie le midi (BLVD)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about carbon taxation as a way of reaching the country's GHG reduction goals.

12 December 2018December 12, 2018
The Globe and Mail, p. B4
Carbon taxation and ways to achieve GHG reduction goals.
12 December 2018December 12, 2018
www.journaldemontreal.com/blogues, p. web
Carbon taxation and ways to achieve GHG reduction goals.
12 December 2018December 12, 2018

December 6, 2018 | 16 min. 15 sec. | Ségal-Lavoie le midi (FM93)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the tabling of a bill on school taxes' reform by the CAQ.

6 December 2018December 6, 2018
www.journaldemontreal.com/blogues, p. web
Many indigenous communities support resource development.
22 November 2018November 22, 2018
www.journaldemontreal.com/blogues, p. web
Expectations regarding the "Pacte pour la transition."
16 November 2018November 16, 2018
Edmonton Journal, p. A6 / Calgary Herald, p. A11
Many indigenous communities support resource development.
13 November 2018November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 | 9 min. 39 sec. | Boulevard du Pacifique (Ici Radio-Canada)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the support of many indigenous communities for resource development.

13 November 2018November 13, 2018

November 12, 2018 | 7 min. 44 sec. | Des matins en or (Ici Radio-Canada)

Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the support of many indigenous communities for resource development.

12 November 2018November 12, 2018
La Presse+, p. web
Many indigenous communities support resource development.
9 November 2018November 9, 2018
Research Paper showing the support of many indigenous communities for resource development, and how this can be a path toward economic empowerment
The media often convey the impression that First Nations wish to earn a living from traditional activities alone and have little interest in the development of their communities. Yet while some oppose mining and forestry or the building of energy infrastructure, others favour such development and wish to take advantage of the resulting wealth and jobs. This paper focuses on cases where First Nations decided to become involved in the development of resources on their territory, and on the benefits they derived from this involvement.
6 November 2018November 6, 2018

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