Green Jobs – April 26, 2011
Many activists and politicians promise to improve economic performance through government spending on “green jobs.” Economic theory and empirical evidence from Europe both suggest that such efforts are unlikely to strengthen the economy.
Media Release - Green Jobs – April 26, 2011
Dr. Kenneth Green and Ben Eisen review European efforts to create “green jobs” and find that these policies have done more harm than good, leading to net job losses, higher energy prices and widespread corruption.
Improving Quality of Life Through Telecommuting – October 6, 2009
Senior Fellow Wendell Cox, an international transportation expert, finds that in Canada, Saskatoon has more telecommuters than any other metropolitan area as a percentage of its working-age population, at 1.5%. Next in line are Vancouver and Edmonton tied at 1.1%.
Media Release - Improving Life from Telecommuting – October 6, 2009
Spurred by advances in information technology, especially the spread of broadband services, telecommuting is already the fastest growing mode of getting from home to work.
Poverty Policies Tend to Impoverish – September 12, 2007
The poor suffer the most collateral damage when policy is designed for the few, not the many.
Value Killers at the CPPIB – April 3, 2007