Latest Blog Posts
A worldwide food crisis is happening
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The world is in a food crisis that will affect everyone. The inflation in crop prices is threatening to trigger widespread starvation... Read more
China stimulus will be too little this time
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
China used to be an economic growth leader, with expansion rates of close to 10 percent for years, unrivaled in any large economy.... Read more
Battery costs for electric vehicles are soaring
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Worldwide demand for battery electric vehicles is soaring. The cost of materials needed for vehicle batteries is rising even faster... Read more
The Bank of Canada signals the end of speculative excess
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The Bank of Canada (BOC) has started tightening monetary policy, with a 50 basis points hike this week. This is the end of the easy... Read more
Guest post: Is Canada’s new climate plan ambitious or absurd?
Author: Jonathan MacLeod
On March 29th the Canadian government announced a plan to reduce carbon emissions across all sectors of the economy, targeting a 40-45%... Read more