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1.

The Myths and Facts of Fossil Fuel Subsidies: A Critique of Existing Studies

SPP Research Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 377
2.

Supply Management: Problems, Politics and Possibilities

SPP Research Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 349
3.

Aggressive International Tax Planning by Multinational Corporations: The Canadian Context and Possible Responses

SPP Research Paper No. 07.29
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 287
4.

A Survey of the Literature on Local Content Policies in the Oil and Gas Industry in East Africa

SPP Research Paper No. 9/16
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary
Downloads 263
5.

A Review and Assessment of Privatization in Canada

SPP Research Paper No. 12-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Strategy and Business Economics and Simon Fraser University
Downloads 246
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Capturing Economic Rents from Resources Through Royalties and Taxes

SPP Research Paper No. 12-30
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 240
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China's State-Owned Enterprises and Canada's FDI Policy

SPP Research Paper No. 7-10, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2416422
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 237
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The International Experience with Privatization: Its Rapid Rise, Partial Fall and Uncertain Future

SPP Research Paper No. 12-3
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 229
9.

Why Delay the Inevitable: Why the AIIB Matters to Canada’s Future

SPP Research Paper Vol. 7, Issue 3, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2590371
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 206
10.

Housing Subsidies and Homelessness: A Simple Idea

SPP Research Paper No. 12-2
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 201
11.

Wireless Competition in Canada: An Assessment

SPP Research Paper, Vol. 6, Issue 27, September 2013
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics and U Calgary School of Public Policy
Downloads 200
12.

China's State-Owned Enterprises: How Much Do We Know? From CNOOC to Its Siblings

SPP Research Paper No. 6-19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 184
13.

Rhetoric and Realities: What Independence of the Bar Requires of Lawyer Regulation

SPP Research Paper No. 11-9
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 173
14.

The Role of Crown Corporations in the Canadian Economy: An Analytical Framework

SPP Research Paper No. 12-9
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 170
15.

Income Support for Persons with Disabilities

SPP Research Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary
Downloads 168
16.

Canada and the Challenges of Cyberspace Governance and Security

SPP Communiqué, Vol. 5, Issue 3,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Munk Centre for International Studies
Downloads 152
17.

Smart Environmental Policy with Full-Cost Pricing

SPP Research Paper No. 12-6
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 142
18.

How a Guaranteed Annual Income Could Put Food Banks Out of Business

SPP Research Paper No. 6-37
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics, University of Calgary and University of Calgary
Downloads 140
19.

Small Business Taxation: Revamping Incentives to Encourage Growth

SPP Research Paper No. 4-7
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 138
20.

Mining Taxation in Colombia

SPP Research Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 129
21.

Ontario's Experiment with Primary Care Reform

SPP Research Paper No. 7-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 May 2014
Working Paper Series
McMaster University - Department of Economics and McMaster University
Downloads 121
22.

Size, Role and Performance in the Oil and Gas Sector

SPP Research Paper No. 12-23
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary
Downloads 119
23.

What Do We Know About Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?

SPP Research Paper Volume 8 • Issue 32 • September 2015,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 116
24.

Departures from Neutrality in Canada's Goods and Services Tax

University of Calgary SPP Research Papers, Vol. 5, Issue 5, February 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 114
25.

The Theory and Evidence Concerning Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and Elsewhere

SPP Research Paper Volume 9, Issue 12, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Strategy and Business Economics, University of Toronto and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
Downloads 110
26.

All the Workers We Need: Debunking Canada's Labour-Shortage Fallacy

SPP Research Paper No. 6-16
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 108
27.

Preventing Domestic Violence in Alberta: A Cost Savings Perspective

SPP Research Paper No. 12-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Calgary - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 107
28.

Government-Owned Enterprises in Canada

SPP Research Paper No. 6-8
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - Department of Economics
Downloads 105
29.

The Value of Caregiver Time: Costs of Support and Care for Individuals Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

SPP Research Paper No. 7-1
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - Department of Economics
Downloads 104
30.

The Taming of the Skew: Facts on Canada's Energy Trade

SPP Research Paper No. 7-9
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary
Downloads 101
31.

Climate Change and the Trading System: After Doha and Doha

SPP Research Paper, Volume 6, Issue 34, November 2013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Ciuriak Consulting Inc. and Ciuriak Consulting Inc.
Downloads 100
32.

The 2014 Global Tax Competitiveness Report: A Proposed Business Tax Reform Agenda

University of Calgary, The School of Public Policy – University of Calgary Publications Series, Volume 8, Issue 4, February 2015,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 100
33.

Can We Avoid a Sick Fiscal Future? The Non-Sustainability of Health-Care Spending with an Aging Population

SPP Research Paper No. 12-31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 95
34.

The Impact of Sales Tax Reform on Ontario Consumers: A First Look at the Evidence

SPP Research Paper No. 11-3
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 94
35.

Tantalus Unbound: Government Policy and Innovation in Canada

SPP Research Paper No. 12-8
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 93
36.

The Problem with the Low-Tax Backlash: Rethinking Corporate Tax Policies to Adjust for Uneven Reputational Risks

SPP Research Paper No. 8-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 93
37.

The Rise and Fall of Social-Assistance Use in Canada, 1969-2012

SPP Research Paper No. 7-5
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
Downloads 93
38.

2013 Annual Global Tax Competitiveness Ranking: Corporate Tax Policy at a Glance

SPP Research Paper No. 6-35
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 89
39.

Risky Business: The Issue of Timing, Entry and Performance in the Asia-Pacific LNG Market

SPP Research Paper No. 7-18
Number of pages: 181 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, Stillwater Associates, Stillwater Associates, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 89
40.

The 'Green Jobs' Fantasy: Why the Economic and Environmental Reality Can Never Live Up to the Political Promise

SPP Research Paper, Vol. 6, No. 31, October 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 85
41.

Homelessness in Alberta: The Demand for Spaces in Alberta's Homeless Shelters

SPP Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - Department of Economics and University of Calgary
Downloads 84
42.

The Syrian Crisis: What it Means for the World; Is There a Role for Canada?

SPP Research Paper Communiqué, Vol. 4, Issue 5, December 2012,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute
Downloads 84
43.

Repairing Canada's Mining-Tax System to Be Less Distorting and Complex

SPP Research Paper No. 6-18
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 83
44.

The Case for a Carbon Tax in Alberta

SPP Research Paper No. 8-40
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 83
45.

The Siren Song of Economic Diversification: Alberta’s Legacy of Loss

SPP Research Paper No. 8-13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Independent
Downloads 80
46.

The Opening of the Northern Sea Routes: The Implications for Global Shipping and for Canada's Relations with Asia

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 9 • Issue 19 • May 2016,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 78
47.

Estimating Discount Rates

SPP Research Paper, Volume 8 • Issue 18 • April 2015,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 75
48.

Accountability by Design: Moving Primary Care Reform Ahead in Alberta

SPP Research Paper Vol. 6 No. 28
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Lethbridge, University of Calgary, Independent, Chinook Primary Care Network, Chinook Primary Care Network and Alberta Health Services
Downloads 74
49.

Assisted Reproduction Policy in Federal States: What Canada Should Learn from Australia

SPP Research Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Calgary
Downloads 72
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Reform Proposals for Replenishing Retirement Savings

SPP Research Paper No. 6-9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 69