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Do Higher Minimum Wages Benefit Workers AND Employers?

Andrew Jackson, of the Broadbent Institute, argues in a Huffington Post article that the recent increase in Alberta’s minimum wage to $12.20 (on a path to $15 in 2018) not only benefits workers, but also employers. He presents the cons and pros of minimum wages, including a claim […]

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“But I Studied Hard … and Only Got a C!”

In the Spring 2016 issue of The Teaching Economist, William McEachern describe a familiar office hours scenario following the first term test of introductory economics: They tell us they “studied hard.” They came to class, took notes, read the textbook, and highlighted key passages. They even reread […]

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