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Fraser Institute (Vancouver, B.C.)

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Works: 920 works in 1,871 publications in 2 languages and 25,913 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Periodicals  History  Treaties  Commercial treaties 
Roles: Former owner
Classifications: HF1746, 382.917
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Fraser forum by B.C.) Fraser Institute (Vancouver( )
in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assessing NAFTA : a trinational analysis ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book contains a comprehensive assessment of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Authors from all three countries probe different aspects of the deal; they provide an overall assessment as well as detailed examinations of some of the critical issues and sectors that will be affected." "In addition to assessments of NAFTA from Canada, Mexico, and the United States, the book examines specific issues, namely, the environment, agriculture, investment provisions, rules of origin, the trade in automotive goods, dispute settlement, energy, the textile and apparel sector, and the financial sector."--Jacket
Economic freedom of the world ... annual report by James D Gwartney( )
in English and No Linguistic content and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economic Freedom of the World seeks to measure the consistency of the institutions and policies of various countries with voluntary exchange and the other dimensions of economic freedom. The report is copublished by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute in Canada and more than 70 think tanks around the world
Miracle cure : how to solve America's health care crisis and why Canada isn't the answer by Sally Pipes( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America has wealth, innovation, and access to the best of everything. So why is our health-care system so broken? Why does it cost more than ever and deliver less? How do we solve the problems of the uninsured and seniors who lack drug coverage? And equally important, why is the Canadian system, widely touted as a sparkling example of compassion and universal access, actually a disastrous model to be avoided?
The underground economy : global evidence of its size and impact ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economics and the environment : a reconciliation ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beyond NAFTA : an economic, political, and sociological perspective ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economic freedom of the world, 1975-1995 by James D Gwartney( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morality of the market : religious and economic perspectives by Economics and Social Thought International Symposium on Religion( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unions and right-to-work laws : the global evidence of their impact on employment ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unemployment insurance : global evidence of its effects on unemployment ( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rent control : a popular paradox : evidence on the economic effects of rent control by Friedrich A. von Hayek( Book )
9 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and French and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fixing Canadian democracy by Gordon Gibson( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Government spending facts 2 by Isabella Horry( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study analyses spending by the three levels of government - federal, provincial, and local - and constructs a profile of who benefits from government expenditure. In 1990 government redistributed 10.0% of GDP through social programs (other than CPP), an increase from 6.7% in 1970. Interest payments made up 20.3% of government spending in 1990, up from 10.4% in 1970. The province that received the least total government spending per capita in 1990 was British Columbia, at $10,647. The province that received the most spending per capita was Nova Scotia, at $12,372, while of all governments, the Territories received the most from all levels of government, at $27,707 per capita. All provinces have experienced an increase in the fraction of government spending to total provincial GDP since 1970. Social security payments for all the Atlantic provinces amount to only 10.8% of total social security payments made in the country. Of the provincial/territorial governments, the Territories spend the most per capita, followed by Alberta, while Prince Edward Island spends the least. Ontario receives 60% of all federal interest paid on the outstanding public debt, and yet it pays just 45% of the taxes collected by the federal government
Money and markets in the Americas : new challenges for hemispheric integration ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Privatization, theory & practice : distributing shares in private and public enterprises : BCRIC, PETROCAN, ESOPS, GSOPS by T. M Ohashi( Book )
4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International leadership by a Canada strong and free by Mike Harris( )
7 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Rating global economic freedom ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new look at Canadian Indian policy : respect the collective, promote the individual by Gordon Gibson( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plan B : the future of the rest of Canada by Gordon Gibson( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In June 1990, Gordon Gibson predicted in an editorial in the Financial Post, " ... After the [upcoming federal] election, the Liberals are the largest minority group, largely based in Ontario, with a bit from the Atlantic provinces. The Tories are destroyed. Quebec is most strongly represented by separatist MPs, and the West by Reformers demanding a far stronger role for their region. What you have is the first day of the negotiations for the Canadian Common Market ..." Gordon Gibson, in a May 1993 monograph for the Canada West Foundation, wrote, "What if our ongoing game of constitutional chicken reaches such a point that the international financial community begins to doubt our ability to survive as a nation, or to pick up the pieces afterward? After a generation of deficits, we would be in serious trouble if the flow of international capital stopped, even briefly. Indeed, if we don't make it quite clear to the rest of the world that we have some sort of a 'Plan B' if the existing process fails, then we may wind up provoking some rather unpleasant economic consequences." In this startling, groundbreaking book, Gordon Gibson describes "Plan B" in detail. Basing his scenarios and conclusions on a sound understanding of Canada and its politics, the author explains in lucid, readable prose how the future Canada will look. Plan B: The Future of the Rest of Canada is essential reading for every Canadian concerned about the nation's future
 
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