Governments in Canada have implemented many laws and regulations that discourage firms from entering a range of industries.
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The “demand curve” starts high and then falls.
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Tariffs hurt Canadian consumers, but also Canadian producers who rely on imported inputs.
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If people like a product a lot, they’ll be willing to pay a lot to get it.
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Sex doesn’t sell particularly well—violence does a lot better.
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Value is subjective, and the value of art may be one of the most subjective values out there.
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For much of human evolution we have lived in primitive shelters and gathered around fires for warmth and cooked food.
June 16, 2016 10:44AM
Knitters need to stop claiming that knitting is somehow “anti-consumption.”
September 28, 2015 9:51AM
People make decisions every day based on the costs they perceive and the benefits they expect from individual actions.
September 22, 2015 8:54AM
Among OECD countries (including Canada), there’s a lot of diversity in growth numbers, but little variation in consumer confidence.