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Title Boom and bust again : policy challenges for a commodity-based economy / edited by David L. Ryan
Published Edmonton : The University of Alberta Press, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 361 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / David L. Ryan -- Bradford Reid In Memoriam / David L. Ryan -- Is There a Commodity Curse? Lessons from the Past / John D. Murray -- Three Strikes and You're Out? The Inevitability of Resources Busts and its Challenges for Alberta's Policy Makers / J.C. Herbert Emery and Ronald Kneebone -- Output Instability in Resource-Based and Diversified Economies Alberta and Ontario / Bev Dahlby, Kathleen Macaspac, and Melville McMillan -- I've Heard That Song Before Harry James on Boom, Bust, and Diversification / Edward J. Chambers, Jason Brisbois, and Nicholas Emter -- When Worlds Collide Alberta Economic Diversification and Global Warming / Roger Gibbins -- Savings of Non-renewable Resource Revenue. Why is it so Difficult? A Survey of Leaders' Opinions / Robert L. Ascah -- Searching for Ropes and a Mast How to Develop a Long-Term Plan for Alberta's Fiscal Future / Colin Busby -- Government Revenue Volatility in Alberta / Stuart Landon and Constance Smith -- Booms, Busts, and Gambling Can Gaming Revenues Reduce Budget Volatility? / Brad R. Humphreys and Victor A. Matheson -- Expenditure Management in Alberta In Search of Stability / Al O'Brien -- Alberta's Health Spending Challenge Inter and Intraprovincial Differences in Health Expenditure / Stephen Duckett, Gordon Kramer, and Liesje Sarnecki -- Bradford Reid's Mission The Practice and Promotion of Evidence-Based Decision Making / Alice O. Nakamura
Summary Facing and overcoming destabilizing challenges associated with the historical phenomenon of boom-and-bust economies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Business cycles -- Alberta.
Business cycles.
Form Electronic book
Author Ryan, David Leslie, 1954- editor
ISBN 0888646895 (electronic bk.)
9780888646897 (electronic bk.)