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Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government in Canada, Second Edition
Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government in Canada, Second Edition
By Geoffrey Hale

In this new edition of Uneasy Partnership, Geoffrey Hale examines the interdependent relationship between Canadian governments and businesses, considering governments’ multiple roles in the economy and their implications for the business environment.

Available Dec 2017
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
By John Harles
In Seeking Equality, John Harles considers the factors accounting for these cross-border differences.
Available Oct 2017
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions
By Daniel Béland, André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and M. Rose Olfert
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada aims to increase public understanding of equalization and fiscal federalism by providing a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective on the history, politics, and economics of equalization policy in Canada.
Published Aug 2017
An Explanation of Constrained Optimization for Economists
An Explanation of Constrained Optimization for Economists
By Peter B. Morgan

Peter B. Morgan’s Explanation of Constrained Optimization for Economists is an accessible, user-friendly guide that provides explanations, both written and visual, of the manner in which many constrained optimization problems can be solved.

Published Apr 2015
Politics of Public Money, Second Edition
Politics of Public Money, Second Edition
By David A. Good

David A. Good’s The Politics of Public Money examines the extent to which the Canadian federal budgetary process is shifting from one based on a bilateral relationship between departmental spenders and central guardians to one based on a more complex, multilateral relationship involving a variety of players.

Published Jan 2014
Canada: What It Is, What It Can Be
Canada: What It Is, What It Can Be
By Roger Martin and James Milway
Foreword by Michael Porter

Written in an accessible style that helps general readers understand complex economic concepts, Canada: What It Is, What It Can Be exposes the myths currently guiding our public policy, and provides ground-breaking new approaches for realizing our full prosperity potential.

Published May 2012
Canada's Entrepreneurs: From The Fur Trade to the 1929 Stock Market Crash: Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Canada's Entrepreneurs: From The Fur Trade to the 1929 Stock Market Crash: Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Edited by J. Andrew Ross and Andrew D. Smith
Under the direction of John English and Réal Bélanger

Bringing to the fore new Dictionary of Canadian Biography research on the rise of Canadian entrepreneurialism - one of the least explored yet most important themes in our history - this book showcases Canada's long-running tradition of business innovation and growth.

Published Dec 2011
Economic Analysis of Environmental Policy
Economic Analysis of Environmental Policy
Ross R. McKitrick

Economic Analysis of Environmental Policy, a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, provides a rigorous and thorough explanation of modern environmental economics, applying this exposition to contemporary issues and policy analysis.

Published Jan 2011
Multiple Account Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Practical Guide for the Systematic Evaluation of Project and Policy Alternatives
Multiple Account Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Practical Guide for the Systematic Evaluation of Project and Policy Alternatives
Marvin Shaffer

In this textbook, designed for practitioners as well as for intermediate or advanced students, Marvin Shaffer illustrates how the basic principles and concepts of a benefit-cost analysis can be applied in a multiple account framework, in the process developing a systematic approach to the evaluation of project and policy alternatives.

Published Oct 2010
Agricultural Policy, Agribusiness and Rent-Seeking Behaviour
Agricultural Policy, Agribusiness and Rent-Seeking Behaviour

by Andrew Schmitz, Charles B. Moss, Troy G. Schmitz, Hartley W. Furtan, and Helen C. Schmitz

The second edition of the groundbreaking Agricultural Policy, Agribusiness, and Rent-Seeking Behaviour expands upon its original analysis of the economic policies that affect agriculture and agribusiness.

Published Sep 2010