Canadian Student Review: Winter 2018
In this issue:
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER—HIGH SCHOOL
Creating More with Less: How to Regulate the Sharing Economy
by Felix Hohne
Read the High School category winning essay from our 2017 essay contest.
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER—UNDERGRADUATE
Uber and the Case for Permissionless Innovation
by Heather Lynn Bone
Check out the Undergraduate category winning essay from our 2017 essay contest.
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER—GRADUATE
The Success of the Sharing Economy: Social Capital, Self-Regulatory Mechanisms and Crowd Sourced Regulation
by Andrew Klain and Avery Maloney
Explore the sharing economy further by reading this winning Graduate essay.
Measuring Labour Markets in Canada and the United States: 2017 Edition
A recent infographic from a Fraser Institute study compares different labour markets in the United States and Canada.
An 1854 Treaty and the Lessons for NAFTA
by Livio Di Matteo
Senior Fellow Livio Di Matteo revisits past trade agreements between Canada and the US and discusses the implications of the dissolution of NAFTA.
A quote from the author of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell.
Trudeau Government’s New Housing Benefit Seems to Ignore Regional Differences
by Josef Filipowicz and Steve Lafleur
This article looks into the Trudeau governments National Housing Strategy and speculates its effectiveness in different municipalities across Canada.
Comparing Performance of Universal Health Care Countries, 2017
by Bacchus Barua, Sazid Hasan, Ingrid Timmermans
This recent Fraser Institute study compares universal health care systems from around the world to see where Canada’s spending and performance stand relative to other countries.
The Age of Eligibility for Public Retirement Programs in the OECD
by Jason Clemens and Sasha Parvani
Canada is out of step with most major industrialized countries—and all other G7 countries— which are raising the age of eligibility for public retirement programs.