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.
Jim Flaherty
Business

The Conservatives don’t mind big government if it’s cheap

Stephen Gordon on doing damage the cost-effect way
Julia Gillard
Business

The Dutch disease down under

High resource prices worked out quite well for Australia, says Stephen Gordon
Jim Flaherty
Business

The anti-trade budget

Conservative trade legacy consists of higher tariffs and more obstacles to foreign investment
budget
Business

The incredible shrinking conservative deficit

Emphasis on ’incredible,’ says Stephen Gordon
Jim Flaherty
Business

The conservative agenda in the numbers

Stephen Gordon details the ’starve the beast strategy’ in budget 2013
Jim Flaherty
Business

What will be (and what should be) in the federal budget

Stephen Gordon on good and bad ideas to look out for
oilsands rotator
Business

Why do they call it Dutch ’disease,’ anyways?

Stephen Gordon on why Canada’s much-talked-about affliction is actually a blessing
EU-Canada trade
Business

Our Stockholm Syndrome about supply management

Why our debates about international trade miss the point entirely