Canadian Student Review - Summer 2008

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This summer issue of CSR features great articles written by students like you, including one of our 2008 Essay Contest winners! Read on for great perspectives on government failure, oil and gas investment, and the role of prices and profits in the economy.

We are also thrilled to announce the launch of our first ever YouTube Video contest . The deadline to submit your concept paper is September 30th 2008, so it's time to get creative and put your great ideas to paper!

We would like to thank the Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation for their generous support, which enables us to distribute Canadian Student Review at no cost to campuses across Canada.

In this issue:

Hot Topics!
We tackle the topics that students care about. Check out some of our new releases which explore poverty rates in Canada and the empirical approach to understanding climate change.

How to Write an OP/ED
Want to share your opinion with us? Learn how to write an opposite the editorial article and your submission could win a $250.00 cash prize!

Wrapped in Red Tapeby David Karp
When it comes to delivering services to Canadians, our government really misses the mark. David Karp explains how our leaders are inefficiently managing public resources.

The Case for Capitalist Health Careby Ty Mills
Is Canada's health care system in trouble? The debate continues as Essay Contest winner Ty Mills analyzes of the problems with socialized health care and explores the solutions at hand.

Things Folks Know that Just Ain't Soby Gerry Angevine and Graham Thomson
Think Alberta is the number one destination in Canada for oil industry investment? You may be surprised to find out where the money is really flowing to.

Ask the Professorwith Prof. Steve Horwitz
You don't have to be an economics major to ask the professor. Steve Horwitz, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, answers your pressing questions.

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