Democracy & Governance

— Dec 9, 2014
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Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Equalization Policy Crutch

Equalization payments are discouraging at least two provinces—Nova Scotia and New Brunswick—from developing their natural resources and generating prosperity for their residents, finds a new study by Ben Eisen and Mark Milke. The study, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Equalization Policy Crutch finds that on a wide range of economic measures, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick perform poorly compared to most other provinces.

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