Daniel Béland is professor and holds the Canada Research Chair in Public Policy at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. His work principally focuses on fiscal federalism and social policy in a comparative perspective.

Articles by this author

A political year in the West

The four western provinces are typically viewed as a demographically and economically dynamic region that is a growing source of fascination in Central and Eastern Canada. Yet the West is anything but a homogeneous region, …

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La péréquation n’est pas près de disparaître

(Cet article a été traduit de l’anglais.) Comme la plupart des États fédéraux, le Canada doit recourir à la péréquation pour amoindrir les conséquences des inégalités régionales, notamment la qualité variable des services publics provinciaux et …

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The challenge for Canada’s equalization program

(This article has been translated into French.) Canada, like most federal countries, needs equalization to ease the consequences of regional inequalities, namely the uneven quality of public services across provinces and significant population retention problems. They stem …

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