A Balanced Look at Alberta's Finances
The Role of Immigration, Migration, and Developing Existing Human Capital
The newly elected UCP government has announced a "blue-ribbon panel" to examine Alberta's finances, but the panel’s mandate has already tied one hand—the revenue hand—behind its back.
Parkland Institute executive director Ricardo Acuña asks seven questions about the Alberta government's plan to mandate production cuts in response to the oil price differential.
This op-ed by researchers Bob Ascah and Mark Anielski appeared in the Edmonton Journal on October 2, 2018.
How ATB Can Help Shape the New Economy
Despite promises of "a path to balance" and "compassionate belt-tightening," and dire warnings of an economic apocalypse, Alberta's Budget 2018 is ... a little bit dull, writes Rebecca Graff-McRae.
Parkland Institute research managers Rebecca Graff-McRae and Ian Hussey respond in this National Observer op-ed to the recent paper on the Alberta budget by Janice MacKinnon and Jack Mintz.
What Census 2016 reveals about income inequality in Alberta
While the data on income from the 2016 census released last week has been presented as a good-news story, a closer look reveals a persistent and troubling degree of income inequality in Alberta.
Is the NDP doing enough for Alberta women?
Parkland Institute researchers Emma Jackson and Ian Hussey look at the Notley government's efforts to address the link between Alberta's resource-revenue-dependent economy and its status as the province with the widest gender pay gap.