National Post columns

1.     The petro plunge will be painful, but we will adapt - January 27, 2015 (archived)

2.     A more diversified, less prosperous economy - February 10, 2015 (archived)

3.     Lessons Canada should take from the Greek crisis - February 18, 2015 (archived)

4.     Job creation is not very high on Canada’s list of problems - February 24, 2015 (archived)

5.     Too often, building public infrastructure is simply not the best way to invest money - March 3, 2015 (archived)

6.     What is income inequality? - March 10, 2015 (archived)

7.     Our debt binge myth - March 17, 2015 (archived)

8.     The challenge of an aging population in Quebec, and Canada - March 24, 2015 (archived)

9.     Quebec holds the line - March 27, 2015 (archived)

10.                        Alberta isn’t Norway - March 31, 2015 (archived)

11.                        Are the Conservatives good “economic managers”? What does that even mean? - April 7, 2015 (archived)

12.                        What a recession is … and why this isn’t one - April 14, 2015 (archived)

13.                        Economic theories that apply to the US cannot be simply imposed on Canada - April 21, 2015 (archived)

14.                        The myth of the vital manufacturing sector - April 28, 2015 (archived)

15.                        Trudeau takes from the rich, gives to the median - May 5, 2015 (archived)

16.                        Canada’s research and development ‘cluster’ - May 12, 2015 (archived)

17.                        Canada just took a pay cut - May 20, 2015 (archived)

18.                        Achievements in the private sector ≠ success in politics - May 26, 2015 (archived)

19.                        Cheaper, not smaller, government - June 2, 2015 (archived)

20.                        If it’s broke, fix it - June 9, 2015 (archived)

21.                        Getting the facts on income inequality - June 16, 2015 (archived)

22.                        NDP, Tory – same difference - June 23, 2015 (archived)

23.                        Women’s wages have been outpacing men’s… - June 30, 2015 (archived)

24.                        No letup - July 7, 2015 (archived)

25.                        What’s in it for you? - July 14, 2015 (archived)

26.                        The perfect fiscal stimulus storm - July 21, 2015 (archived)

27.                        The cartel’s propaganda – July 28, 2015 (archived)

28.                        The folly of universal childcare – August 11, 2015 (archived)

29.                        Canada is not in recession, and that’s a bad thing – August 18, 2015 (archived)

30.                        Some oil will have to stay in the ground – August 25, 2015 (archived)

31.                        Tackling our real economic challenge – September 1, 2015 (archived)

32.                        The oil boom has come and gone – September 8, 2015 (archived)

33.                        Stop exaggerating household debt fears – September 15, 2015 (archived)

34.                        Corporations are not people – September 22, 2015 (archived)

35.                        The daycare trade-off – September 29, 2015 (archived)

36.                        Costing convergence – October 6, 2015 (archived)

37.                        The TPP: A big deal, but how big? – October 13, 2015 (archived)

38.                        These Liberals get economics – October 27, 2015 (archived)

39.                        The new capitalists – November 3, 2015 (archived)

40.                        Let the facts guide you – November 12, 2015 (archived)

41.                        Dissecting the labour market – November 18, 2015 (archived)

42.                        The ‘good’ job obsession – November 24, 2015 (archived)

43.                        Not-so-modest deficits – December 1, 2015 (archived)

44.                        Higher taxes, more inequality – December 8, 2015 (archived)

45.                        At least it’s something – December 15, 2015 (archived)

46.                        The sovereignty scoundrels – December 22, 2015 (archived)

47.                        No crystal ball here – January 5, 2016 (archived)

48.                        Wrong crisis, wrong time – January 13, 2016 (archived)

49.                        Skip the stimulus – January 19, 2016 (archived)

50.                        How to get more Canadians into university – January 26, 2016 (archived)

51.                        Canada is more productive than you think – February 2, 2016 (archived)

52.                        The case against ‘universality’ – February 9, 2016 (archived)

53.                        This isn’t a blip, Prime Minister – February 23, 2016 (archived)

54.                        Stimulus on a global scale – March 1, 2016 (archived)

55.                        Time for a shakeup? – March 8, 2016 (archived)

56.                        Economists and their judgments – March 15, 2016 (archived)

57.                        Focus on growth – March 22, 2016 (archived)

58.                        Divergent views on trade – April 5, 2016 (archived)

59.                        What the r>g equation really means – April 12, 2016 (archived)

60.                        Where’s the transparency, Liberals? – April 19, 2016 (archived)

61.                        BOLD action can mean BIG failures – April 26, 2016 (archived)

62.                        Bombardier and bailouts – May 3, 2016 (archived)

63.                        Conservatives and censuses – May 10, 2016 (archived)

64.                        Just give them cash – May 17, 2016 (archived)

65.                        How to grow an economy – May 31, 2016 (archived)

66.                        Why smart people stay away – June 8, 2016 (archived)

67.                        Just ask the voters – June 14, 2016 (archived)

68.                        If it isn’t broken… - June 21, 2016 (archived)

69.                        Making decisions in the vault – June 28, 2016 (archived)

70.                        The new Luddites – July 5, 2016 (archived)

71.                        All dressed up … and no place to spend – July 19, 2016 (archived)

72.                        Conservatives need to learn – August 2, 2016 (archived)

73.                        This isn’t about the size of government – August 9, 2016 (archived)

74.                        Dinging the rent-seekers – August 16, 2016 (archived)

75.                        When economists just don’t know – August 23, 2016 (archived)

76.                        Harper’s economic legacy – August 30, 2016 (archived)

77.                        State of the unions – September 6, 2016 (archived)

78.                        The case for models – September 13, 2016 (archived)

79.                        The high cost of minimum wage – September 20, 2016 (archived)

80.                        Why ‘Nathalie’ needs the NDP – September 27, 2016 (archived)

81.                        Meet the new budget – October 4, 2016 (archived)

82.                        ‘Economic anxiety,’ indeed – October 18, 2016 (archived)

83.                        There’s no miracle here – October 25, 2016 (archived)

84.                        Why we’re different – November 1, 2016 (archived)

85.                        The Liberals’ lobster trap – November 8, 2016 (archived)

86.                        Trump’s economy – November 15, 2016 (archived)

87.                        The low-skill / high-wage fantasy – November 22, 2016 (archived)

88.                        A chance to get it right, for once, on taxing the rich – November 29, 2016 (archived)

89.                        When the feds finally come for your cash – December 7, 2016 (archived)

90.                        Taxman eyes top 1% of doctors – December 13, 2016 (archived)

91.                        Equalization for America? – December 20, 2016 (archived)

92.                        The cost of Capt. Picard’s cup of tea – January 4, 2017 (archived)

93.                        Why the fiscal news is bad – January 10, 2017 (archived)

94.                        Canada’s lack of a Harvard is just fine – January 17, 2017 (archived)

95.                        Torquing the numbers doesn’t help – January 24, 2017 (archived)

96.                        Hopeless game of trade whack-a-mole – January 31, 2017 (archived)

97.                        When the elephant gets surly – February 7, 2017 (archived)

98.                        Liberals play coy with budget numbers – February 14, 2017 (archived)

99.                        Nationalism likely to form on the left – February 28, 2017 (archived)

100.                   Data has its day in field of economics – March 17, 2017 (archived)

101.                   Liberals not helping the middle class – March 21, 2017 (archived)

102.                   Liberals go for big dose of ‘rent’ – March 23, 2017 (archived)

103.                   Some good news and bad news for Quebec – March 28, 2017 (archived)

104.                   Quebec’s budget approach – March 29, 2017 (archived)

105.                   Academics err, but they should not retreat – April 4, 2017 (archived)

106.                   A taxing issue – September 6, 2017 (archived)

107.                   Relocating the centre – September 12, 2017 (archived)

108.                   Social mobility is a two-way street – September 19, 2017 (archived)

109.                   The top of the class – September 27, 2017 (archived)

110.                   Overcoming tax hatred – October 4, 2017 (archived)

111.                   Give meaning to ‘inclusive growth’ – October 11, 2017 (archived)

112.                   Irrational choices can be predicted – October 17, 2017 (archived)

113.                   The problem with uneven economic growth – October 24, 2017 (archived)

114.                   Fiscal update raises questions about strategy – November 1, 2017

115.                   Resource development is our niche – November 20, 2017

116.                   Guaranteed income plan proves elusive – November 21, 2017

117.                   Tories, NDP need Economist Party – November 29, 2017

118.                   Corporate US tax cuts have different effect – December 6, 2017

119.                   Race and bad tax policies – December 12, 2017

120.                   Aging Quebec population a theory no more – December 20, 2017

121.                   My pessimism on NAFTA was a bit overdone – December 28, 2017

122.                   Exploring the ‘credibility chasm’ – January 5, 2018

123.                   Consider this a warning – January 9, 2018

124.                   The Liberals’ arithmetic problem – January 16, 2018

125.                   Reinventing the Yap story – February 6, 2018

126.                   Canada will pay the price for Trump’s trade ignorance – February 13, 2018

127.                   The Liberals give up on the middle class – February 21, 2018