Quebec needs to improve flexibility and working conditions to keep young nurses in the profession, according to this study published by the MEI. “For every 100 nurses we train, 44 will leave the profession before their 35th birthday,” explains Emmanuelle B. Faubert, economist at the MEI and author of the publication.
There should be oversight of the government’s use of “nudges,” according to this study released by the MEI. “At the moment, Canada has no structure in place for the oversight of the use of behavioural science by governments to direct the choices of citizens,” explains Nathalie Elgrably-Lévy, senior economist at the MEI and author of the study.
Income tax increases since 2015 have impeded the creation of thousands of businesses, shows this MEI study. Federal revenues collected by Ottawa’s most recent tax hike are equivalent to the entirety of production subsidies promised to Volkswagen and Stellantis.
Greater flexibility in the hiring and firing of teachers would substantially improve the quality of education in Quebec, notes this MEI study. Out of 111,000 Quebec teachers, four were fired for incompetence over the past five years.
Economic reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations goes hand in hand with natural resource development, but such development is too often blocked by the federal government, according to this study published by the MEI.
Brief submitted (in French) by the Montreal Economic Institute as part of the OCPM’s public consultation on the future of Griffintown.
The Canadian economy lags behind in terms of productivity due to a lack of investment, concludes this study published by the MEI. The value produced per hour worked in Canada is 17 per cent lower than the G7 average.
Brief submitted by the MEI as part of the Public consultation on Quebec’s energy future.
This Viewpoint published by the MEI explains that growth in the average income of a society’s inhabitants tends to be correlated with growth in forest cover. “A more prosperous society tends to be a greener society,” asserts Vincent Geloso, senior economist at the MEI and author of the study.
Liberalizing the electricity market would help Quebec deal with the anticipated end of Hydro-Quebec’s energy surpluses, according to this study published by the Montreal Economic Institute.