measuring entrepreneurship

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The Death of Capitalism—Schumpeter’s prognosis coming true

In a system of crony capitalism, firms and individuals compete for government favours rather than consumer dollars.

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Capital gains tax hike would be disastrous for economic recovery

Higher capital gains taxes reduce the incentive for investment and entrepreneurship.

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Insights from the Text of the Throne Speech

The Trudeau government sees the government itself as the driver of prosperity, and the private sector, including entrepreneurs, small business owners and investors playing a secondary role.

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Ontario can spur entrepreneurship by cutting personal income taxes

An estimated 2,158 new businesses will not startup in the province due to the higher tax rate.

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B.C. can spur entrepreneurship by cutting personal income taxes

B.C. recently raised its top personal income tax rate from 14.7 per cent to 16.8 per cent.

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Stemming the demographic tide on entrepreneurship in Canada

The share of Canadians between the ages of 30 and 39 has declined 16.6 per cent since the 1980s.