Advocates claim minimum wage hikes help workers, but evidence shows quite the opposite.
Interview (in French) with Olivier Rancourt, Economist at the MEI, about the impact of the high number of Quebec civil servants on the economy. Broadcast on November 1, 2021 as part of Mario Dumont’s show, on LCN.
Alberta has been a leader in eliminating barriers to interprovincial free trade in the context of the CFTA . Other provinces should follow Alberta’s lead in this matter.
Les différents paliers de gouvernement interviennent trop dans l’économie, ce qui crée des effets néfastes pour tous.
Montreal, October 26, 2021 – While many provinces, including Quebec, are facing labour shortages that are compromising their health care systems and several sectors of the economy, Alberta has introduced a bill that should allow the province to access a wider pool of employees. Miguel Ouellette, Director of Operations and Economist at the Montreal Economic Institute, had some thoughts on the matter.
Roundtable Discussion (in French) with Olivier Rancourt, Economist at the MEI. Broadcast on October 4, 2021 on MAtv’s Mise À Jour Montréal.
September 21, 2021 | 9 min. 04 sec. | Maurais live (Radio X) Interview (in French) with Miguel Ouellette, Director of Operations […]
For a few years now, crime rates have been rising in Canada. At the same time, our police forces are facing mounting financial pressures. This research paper proposes a new way of seeing the division of labour for police that could generate substantial savings all while improving the quality of services delivered to the public.
Montréal, August 18, 2021 – Alors que la FTQ prenait position hier en faveur d’un salaire minimum fixé à 18 $ l’heure, Miguel Ouellette, économiste et directeur des opérations à l’IEDM, a souhaité réagir.
The government cannot help workers by limiting their options. Unfortunately, the Liberals propose to do just that by expanding employment regulations.