Dealing with inflation and unemployment in Canada

by Canada. Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada.

Publisher: University of Toronto Press in Toronto

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  • Inflation (Finance) -- Canada.,
  • Unemployment -- Canada -- Effect of inflation on.,
  • Wage-price policy -- Canada.

Edition Notes


StatementW. Craig Riddell.
SeriesThe Collected research studies of the Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada ; 25
ContributionsRiddell, William Craig.
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21586281M

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KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED. What is the risk of inflation in Canada over the next 12 months? What is the health of Canada’s banking sector? Bolstering unemployment insurance and shoring up states’ funds to pay in Britain and Canada, for example, also dealing with sudden and your money keeps up .First it seeks to review the facts about unemployment and inflation with an emphasis on putting recent experience into a longer-term perspective.

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