Thought Leaders

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Pandemic bonds: The financial cure we need for COVID-19?

Some healthy skepticism is warranted when considering the social value of catastrophe bonds
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Are Canadians ready to ditch GDP as a key prosperity indicator?

Surveys show support for new indicators of progress, prosperity and protection
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Inheritance tax, wealth tax and more capital gains tax: The future of Canadian taxation?

Canadian tax policy has become a hotbed of new ideas, writes Margaret O'Sullivan
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Coronavirus: A simple way to keep workers — and the economy — from getting sick

Governments have an economic tool to use against COVID-19: Unemployment Insurance
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Stocks are plummeting — could coronavirus cause a recession?

Economies with strong ties to China could be in for a rocky road ahead
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Three financial firms could change the direction of the climate crisis

And few people have any idea, say three researchers of popular passive investment funds known as ETFs
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Ottawa should forget about limiting interest expense deductibility

Allan Lanthier on the OECD's proposal to limit excessive debt leveraging
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Carbon pricing may be overrated, if history is any indication

History proves radical technological change can be achieved by state intervention
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€55 billion cum-ex trading scandal has scary parallels with Enron

The robbery of the century in Germany resembles the Enron accounting case
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Coronavirus: The blow to the Chinese economy could be felt for years

Coronavirus is disrupting global supply chains and the Chinese manufacturing sector, says Chusu He.