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  • "Muslim Immigration Fuels the Terrorist Threat to Canada" New!

  • "Clément Gignac is Wrong on Immigration"

  • "Conservative Immigration Policy Reform Has Not Yet Produced Any Significant Improvement in the Aggregate Labour Market Performance of Recent Immigrants"

  • "Whazup with Sovereign Currencies?"

  • "Is the Manitoba PNP Really Worth Crowing Over?"

  • "Fareed Zakaria’s CNN Special on Immigration Gets It Wrong on Canadian Immigration"

  • "A Review of Toward Improving Canada’s Skilled Immigration Policy: An Evaluation Approach by Charles M. Beach, Alan G. Green and Christopher Worswick"

  • "Immigration Minister Jason Kenney on the Right Track, but Has Long Way to Go"

  • "Two Cheers for Immigration Minister Kenney’s Elimination of the FSW Backlog"

  • "Praise for Immigration Minister Kenney is Premature"

  • "Fiscal Transfers to Immigrants in Canada: Responding to Critics and a Revised Estimate"

  • "Canadian Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Pay for the Care of Immigrants’ Parents"

  • "A Mawkish View of Immigration Overlooks the Facts"

  • "The Canada West Foundation Misinterprets Immigration Data"

  • "How are the Children of Visible Minority Immigrants Doing in the Canadian Labour Market?"

  • "Immigration and the Growing Canada-U.S. Productivity Gap"

  • "The Inconvenient Facts the Government Hides About Immigration "

  • "Recent Immigrants Have Experienced Larger Increases in Unemployment Due to the Recession"

  • "Recent Immigrants from Lower-income Countries Are Doing Much Worse"

  • "Recent Immigrants Have Experienced Larger Increases in Unemployment Due to the Recession"

  • "Are Recent Immigrants Paying their Share of Income Taxes?"

  • "The Refugee Reform Proposals Won't Solve the Problem"

  • "How to Fix Canada’s Broken Immigration System"

  • "The impact of immigration on Canada’s labour market"

  • “The Misguided Economics of Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story"

  • “The Conservative GST Cut Has Catalyzed Sales Tax Harmonization

  • “Longer Term Industrial Structure: So What?” A Paper Based on a Presentation to the CABE Moneco-Econtro Summer Conference August 24-25, 2009.

  • “The FTA/NAFTA After Two Decades," Notes for Remarks to the 25th TransAmerica Conference sponsored by the Franklin Center for Global Policy Exchange, August 12, 2009.”

  • “High EI benefits discourage Work”

  • "Lowering EI Eligibility Requirements to 360 Hours Would Boost Structural Unemployment"

  • "GST cuts, harmonization and other blessings in disguise: the case for cutting consumption taxes"

  • "The Change We Need is a More Open and Secure Border"

  • "A More Open and Secure Border for Trade, Investment, and People," Paper presented to the Carleton U.S. Project Conference: Blueprint for Canada-US Engagement under a New Administration December 8, 2008. Final Document containing all Conference papers.

  • "How Much Were Canadian Exports Curtailed by the Post-9/11 Thickening of the U.S. Border? An Executive Summary"

  • "Is Canadian Immigration too high?" published in Herb Grubel (ed.) The Effects of Mass Immigration.

  • "The GST Cut is not so Stupid"

  • "Get Serious on Trade: Ontario, Quebec may talk but they won't act on barriers"

  • "A New Prescription: Can the BC-Alberta TILMA Resuscitate Internal Trade in Canada?"

  • The Liberal Red Book: The Economist’s Perspective

  • The Conference Board of Canada’s $4.8 Billion Estimate of the Impact of the BC-Alberta TILMA is not Credible

  • Proposed Liberal Kyoto Half Measure is Half-Baked

  • "A Distinguished Economist's Memoirs of the War on Terror: A Review of Global Financial Warriors by John B. Taylor"

  • "The Québécois Nation versus Multiculturalism"

  • "The Fantasy Life of an Economic Walter Mitty: A Review of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins"

  • "The Expert Panel’s Report on Equalization was Dead on Arrival"

  • "The Liberal Pre-Election Budget Disguised as an “Update”"
  • "Equalization Up for Grabs"

  • "Did the Disaster at Cancun Destroy the WTO?"

  • "The WTO under Renewed Attack in Cancun"

  • "Getting over Budgetary Paralysis Induced by Fear of Deficits"

  • "Dodge's Moment of Truth"

  • "Straight, Hardhitting Talk from a Former Governor of the Bank of Canada: A Review of Making Money: An Insider's Perspective on Finance Politics, and Canada's Central Bank by John Crow"

  • "The Challenges of Complying with the Kyoto Protocol"

  • "Ex-insider settles some old scores: A Review of Globalization and its Discontents by Joseph E. Stiglitz"

  • "Martin and Dodge Open a Can of Worms with Their Comments"

  • "A Crack in the NAFTA Piñata: How Loyal are the Three Amigos?"

  • "High Stakes Trade Talks"

  • "Say No to Ontario Tax Separatists"

  • "Is North-South Killing East-West?"

    IMMIGRATION PAPERS on economic and social issues related to immigration.

    NATIONAL SECURITY NOTES on national security and terrorism.


    Research Papers

  • "Fiscal Transfers to Immigrants in Canada: Responding to Critics and a Revised Estimate" New!

  • "The Parent and Grandparent Immigration Program in Canada: Costs and Proposed Changes" New!

  • "Immigration and the Canadian Welfare State 2011," A Fraser Institute Study done with Herbert Grubel.

  • "An Analysis of the Poor Performance of Recent Immigrants and Some Observations on Immigration Policy," A Paper Prepared for Annual Conference of The Canadian Economics Association, June 2 - 5, 2011, University of Ottawa.

  • "How are the Children of Visible Minority Immigrants Doing in the Canadian Labour Market?"

  • "Immigration and the Growing Canada-U.S. Productivity Gap"

  • "An Analysis of the Underlying Causes of the Poor Performance of Recent Immigrants Using the 2006 Census PUMF and Some Observations on Their Implications for Immigration Policy"

  • "Some Observations on Net Fiscal Transfers to Recent Immigrants Resulting From Income Taxes and Government Transfer Programs"

  • Were Canadian Exports to the U.S. Curtailed by the Post-9/11 Thickening of the U.S. Border?

  • How Much Were Canadian Exports Curtailed by the Post-9/11 Thickening of the U.S. Border?

  • Inter-provincial Barriers to Internal Trade in Goods, Services and Flows of Capital: Policy, Knowledge Gaps and Research Issues

  • Inter-provincial Barriers to Labour Mobility in Canada: Policy, Knowledge Gaps and Research Issues

  • A Separate Personal Income Tax Collection System For Alberta: Advantages and Disadvantages

  • "The Approach to Seasonal Employment in the Nordic Countries: A Comparison with Canada,"
    French version available in


    Books

  • Alan Freeman and Patrick Grady, Dividing the House: Preparing for a Canada without Quebec (Toronto: Harper Collins Canada, 1995).


  • Patrick Grady and Kathleen Macmillan, Seattle and Beyond: the WTO Millennium Round (1999).


  • Patrick Grady, The Economic Consequences of Quebec Sovereignty (Vancouver: The Fraser Institute, 1991).


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