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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Michael Wolfson

Michael Wolfson held the Canada Research Chair in Population Health Modelling at the University of Ottawa from 2010 to 2017. He worked in several federal departments, including the Treasury Board Secretariat, Finance, the Privy Council …

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