Michael Wolfson a travaillé au gouvernement fédéral, notamment au Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor, au ministère des Finances, au Bureau du Conseil privé et à Statistique Canada, où il a été statisticien en chef adjoint. De 2010 à 2017, il a détenu la Chaire de recherche du Canada en systèmes de modélisation sur la santé de la population à l’Université d’Ottawa.

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A Guaranteed Income

With its Universal Income Security Program (UISP) the Macdonald Royal Commission has proposed a fundamental reform of the income security system. It has also raised the question of a guaranteed income for Canada, but the …

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Do Canadians spend too much on taxes?

“There are lies, damned lies and statistics” is the well-worn phrase, but nothing better sums up the recent Fraser Institute scare mongering about taxes being the single largest budget item of Canadian households. “Your family’s …

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How a guaranteed income could work

Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in Canada in the idea of a guaranteed or basic income. The essential idea is that everyone would be entitled to some minimum income, provided by regular …

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