The inefficiency of carbon pricing systems in Canada.
Since the 1920s and the work of A.C. Pigou, economists have generally agreed that imposing a price on pollution emissions is the most efficient way to reduce those emissions while minimizing the drawbacks associated with interventions aiming to limit pollution. This way of doing things usually yields better results than regulation or other government interventions that do not rely on market mechanisms.
June 6, 2019 | 11 min. 57 sec. | Ségal le midi (FM93) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher […]
April 15, 2019 | 10 min. 51 sec. | Nathalie le midi (BLVD-FM) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher […]
Presentation by Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, before St-Hyacinthe CÉGEP students.
Taxpayers always meet the months of March and April with some apprehension, as they will have to devote precious hours of their time to completing their income tax returns, or pay someone else to do it for them. Is it possible to make life easier for taxpayers by simplifying the tax system?
Pascale Déry, Vice-President, Communications and Development at the MEI, hosted the closing conference of the Forum économique de la relève d’affaires’ 4th […]
Presentation by Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, before members of the Association des économistes québécois.
March 18, 2019 | 16 min. 39 sec. | Nathalie le midi (BLVD-FM) Interview (in French) with Mathieu Bédard, Economist at the […]
Love dilemmas and the economy.