Stephen Gordon

Stephen Gordon

Stephen Gordon is an economics professor at l'Université Laval in Quebec City. He started the blog Worthwhile Canadian Initiative in 2005 and has been blogging about economics ever since.
Tom Mulcair
Business

Questions for Tom Mulcair

... on oil, refining and the environment
Public Service Cuts 20130408
Business

The National Household Survey: Pig, meet lipstick

The survey won’t answer the crucial questions only the long-form census could, writes Stephen Gordon
NATO Summit Chicago
Business

The recession and recovery: Australia did it better

Stephen Gordon takes a broader measure of Canada’s economic performance
Carney, Macklem
Business

Mark Carney’s legacy, and what it means for his successor

Whoever takes the reins will have to live up to a rock star image that has little to do with monetary policy, writes Stephen Gordon
DEAN DEL MASTRO
Business

Yes, Dean Del Mastro, emission regulations have costs

(And they’re actually larger than those of a carbon price)
A view of employees working at the General Motors assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri February 7, 2012. When the U.S. automaker wanted to assign the launch of the next version of their full-sized pickup trucks and SUVs, they turned to one of the toughest executives in its ranks. The 5-foot-2 Diana Tremblay, GM's global manufacturing chief, is one of the highest ranking women in the automotive industry and has upended expectations her entire 35-year career, from directing workers in GM's foundries to staring down union labor negotiator.  Picture taken February 7, 2012. To match Feature GM-TRUCKS/ REUTERS/Sarah Conard (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
Business

Jobs and other myths about trade

Stephen Gordon on a debunking spree
HOUSING COOLING OR CRASH f
Business

A very Canadian housing slump

Prepare for long grind (but not a fire sale), says Stephen Gordon