A new research paper makes the case that government has to stop subsidizing business, and it should start by doing away with regional development authorities.
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies’ director of research Don McIver is calling for an end to Regional Development Authorities in Nova Scotia.
AIMS Director of Research calls for the abolishment of Regional Development Authorities in Nova Scotia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE29 NOVEMBER 2011 AIMS Director of Research calls for the abolishment of Regional Development Authorities in Nova ScotiaHalifax: The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies’ Director of Research Don McIver is calling for an end to Regional Development Authorities in Nova Scotia. His view is outlined in a new AIMS paper entitled Nova Scotians [...]
In this paper, AIMS Director of Research Don McIver asserts that industrial strategies are not a legitimate role of government and when they are attempted, they waste resources that could be better used to serve citizens.
This commentary, written by Dalhousie University economics graduate student Ali Nadeem, asserts that the growing public debt in Nova Scotia is eroding the capacity for government to fund programs we consider essential.
In this op-ed, AIMS Board Vice Chair Dianne Kelderman suggests that a local MP - and anyone who thinks exporting our workforce to Alberta is good for Nova Scotia's economy - may need a lesson in Economics 101.
In this commentary, AIMS Board Chair John Risley reflects on the importance of understanding among Canadians and political leaders of growth, particularly pertaining to industrial policy.