The State of Economics in Canada: Festschrift in Honour of David Slater
Andrew Sharpe, Patrick Grady, David Walker Slater, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Policy Studies, Centre for the Study of Living Standards
McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001 - 517 pages
Each article in this collection addresses a particular field or issue in the discipline of economics and surveys the state of knowledge in this area in Canada, pointing out gaps in the knowledge base and directions for future research.
Contributors include Richard Bird (University of Toronto), Robin Boadway (Queen's University), Paul Davenport (University of Western Ontario), Pierre Fortin (University of Quebec at Montreal), Fred Gorbet (York University), Morley Gunderson (University of Toronto), John Helliwell (University of British Columbia), Peter Howitt (Brown University), Katie Macmillan (ITPC), Jack Mintz (C.D. Howe Institute), Ed Nuefeld, Charles Beach (Queen's University), Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University), Sylvia Ostry (University of Toronto), Jim Pesando (CPP-PG), Craig Riddell (University of British Columbia), John Sargent (Department of Finance), Tony Scott (University of Toronto), Michael Smart (University of Toronto), and Tom Wilson (University of Toronto).
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