January 20, 2016
The size of transfer payments can’t tell us if provincial governments are good fiscal managers.
November 17, 2015
In an article from the Public Sector Digest, Mowat Centre Practice Lead of Intergovernmental Economic & Social Policy, Noah Zon, discusses the sharing economy and what it means for public policy.
June 18, 2015
One of the policy ideas getting more attention as the federal election approaches is the role of tax reform in generating revenue and correcting income inequality in Canada. Read More
May 20, 2015
Rarely a week goes by without a prominent columnist or think tank warning of an impending provincial credit crisis.
February 26, 2015
Canadians like to brag about the strength of our country’s public finances.
February 6, 2015
This Mowat Note assesses the risks of a provincial debt crisis and suggests proposals to limit these risks, with particular attention to fiscal federalism.
November 25, 2014
Too many federal transfer programs fail basic tests of transparency, efficiency, and fairness. Read More
September 25, 2014
The budget presented by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa in July projected a deficit for the seventh year in a row. The province faces difficult choices in order to return to balance. Read More
July 14, 2014
August 1, 2013
The sixth paper in our Fiscal Transfers series explains surplus recycling, and analyzes its role and importance for understanding and strengthening Canadian intergovernmental fiscal issues. Read More
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