A new study reveals that immigrants who have arrived to live in Canada since 1985 have, on the whole, been less economically successful than those who arrived before this date. 299 more words
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* This is my article in Business 360, published in Kathmandu, October 2015 issue.
Freedom to trade in South and East Asia
The freedom to sell one’s extra output and services, and the freedom to buy other people’s goods and services, is part of human nature. 414 more words
* This is my article for the January 2014 issue of Business 360, a monthly business magazine in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Economic freedom essentially means individual liberty, the freedom of an individual to voluntarily exchange various goods and services in various markets, as a seller or buyer, as a producer or consumer, the individual has various choices whom to buy and sell and to whom not to buy or sell. 428 more words
Measuring income inequality is fraught with conceptual difficulties – starting with what to include.
For instance, when income is measured only by wages, salaries and proceeds from operating a small business, it will show high levels of inequality, which has jumped sharply since 1982, notes Jason Clemens, executive vice-president of the Fraser Institute, a Vancouver-based research group and co-author of a recent study on inequality. 542 more words
While top income earners have actually lost ground under the Conservatives, Canada is still significantly less egalitarian than it was during the early 1980s.