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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Barriers for consumers of marijuana post-legalization, Professor Sen reports

Professor Anindya Sen was cited in the Washington Post's article titled, "Marijuana becomes legal in Canada on Wednesday, but barriers remain for consumers". 

Friday, September 7, 2018

How do International Students fare in the job market after graduation?

Professor Mikal Skuterud and PhD student Zong Jia Chen studied the labour market performance of former international students with their Canadian counterparts. Check out the report titled, "Comparing Outcomes: The Relative Job-Market Performance of Former International Students".  

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Which provinces with get cannabis retail sales right?

Professor Anindya Sen wrote an article titled, "Which provinces will get retail cannabis sales right?" for Policy Options. Sen discusses the different approaches by the different provinces and how provincial retail markets will compete with the black market. 

This article is part of The Economics of Canadian Cannabis special feature.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

What is the plan for marijuana in Ontario?

This is going to be very costly. I think this actually will help the black market get entrenched. This is just bad policy

-Anindya Sen

With the legalization of marijuana in Ontario approaching quickly, Professor Sen reports on Ontario's plan for selling pot. See the full news story here

Monday, August 13, 2018

Why do highly skilled immigrants choose the U.S. over Canada? Professor Skuterud explains

The crème de la crème of talent will tend to go to the U.S. because that’s where they’re going to get the big returns,