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Introducing Fast Start: A Hiring Challenge to employers in public policy

Learn more about the Fast Start Public Policy Hiring Challenge   Let me tell you why I’m choosing to take the…


Building an inclusive industrial policy for Canada

Matthew Mendelsohn is Visiting Professor at Ryerson…


Did this week’s economic policy statements go far enough?

The federal government issued three big updates this week about Canada’s approaches to economic and public health…


We must capitalize on this moment to deliver shared prosperity

Matthew Mendelsohn is Visiting Professor at Ryerson…


We're six months into the pandemic. Where do we go from here?

Most of us are still standing, though many are weary. The hopes for a “return to normal” have been dashed, as school…


Five lessons in one month

What we’ve learned so far As our First Policy Response project moves into its third week, it is time to start…


A buffet of programs – but some items still not on the menu

So many decisions, so quickly. First, it is important to re-state how breathtakingly quickly governments have mobilized…


What’s at risk?

The latest round-up on economic and policy thinking; plus, which economic and social problems need more action?…


What are policy professionals saying we must do first?

As the exponential growth in the number of Covid-19 cases starts to sink in, the exponential growth in the economic…


Introducing “Policy Response”

There is a need to come together as a policy community to outline economic and social policy responses in real time…