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1.

Alberta Cities at the Crossroads: Urban Development Challenges and Opportunities in Historical and Comparative Perspective

SPP Research Paper No. 7-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto at Scarborough, Neptis Foundation and University of Toronto

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The Connection between Professional Sporting Events, Holidays and Domestic Violence in Calgary, Alberta

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 12 • June 2017,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stony Brook University - Department of Sociology, Students, University of Calgary, University of Calgary, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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The Ground Rules for Effective OBAs: Principles for Addressing Carbon-Pricing Competitiveness Concerns through the Use of Output-Based Allocations

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10:17 June 2017
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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Where in the World are Canadian Oil and Gas Companies? An Introduction to the Project

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 13 • June 2017,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CAEP) and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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Where in the World are Canadian Oil and Gas Companies? 2011

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 14 • June 2017,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CAEP)
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6.

Policy Reflection: Letter of Credit Usage by Defined Benefit Pension Plans in Canada

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 8 • May 2017,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
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The Context and Challenges for Canada's Mid-Sized Cities

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 9 • May 2017,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Ryerson University - Department of Economics
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8.

Estimating Costs and Benefits Associated with Evidence-Based Violence Prevention: Four Case Studies Based on the Fourth R Program

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 10 • May 2017,
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Western University, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, Western University, Independent and University of Calgary - Department of Economics
Downloads 59
9.

Policy Interventions Favouring Small Business: Rationales, Results and Recommendations

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 11 • May 2017,
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 85
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Where in the World are Canadian Oil and Gas Companies? 2012

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 15 • June 2017,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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Where in the World are Canadian Oil and Gas Companies? 2013

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 16 • June 2017,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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12.

Who Pays the Corporate Tax? Insights from the Literature and Evidence for Canadian Provinces

SPP Research Paper, Volume 10, Issue 6, April 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics and MacEwan University
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13.

The Incidence of the Corporate Income Tax on Wages: Evidence from Canadian Provinces

SPP Research Paper, Volume 10, Issue 7, April 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics and MacEwan University
Downloads 86
14.

National Pharmacare in Canada: 2019 or Bust?

University of Calgary, The School of Public Policy Publication, Volume 10, Issue 5, March 2017
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Canadian Medical Association and Colby College, Students
Downloads 67
15.

Policy Responsiveness and Political Accountability in City Politics

University of Calgary, The School of Public Policy, Volume 10, Issue 4, March 2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary and University of Calgary
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16.

80,000 Inactive Oil Wells: A Blessing or a Curse?

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 3. February 2017,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Resources for the Future
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17.

Discerning ‘Functional and Absolute Zero’: Defining and Measuring an End to Homelessness in Canada

SPP Research Paper, Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2017
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, Abt Associates, Inc. and Queen's University (Canada), Students
Downloads 99
18.

Public-Interest Benefit Evaluation of Partial-Upgrading Technology

SPP Research Papers, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - Department of Economics and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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Municipal Revenue Generation and Development in the Calgary and Edmonton Metropolitan Regions

SPP Research Papers, Volume 9, Issue 39, December 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary and University of Alberta
Downloads 37
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Municipal Revenue Generation and Sprawl: Implications for the Calgary and Edmonton Metropolitan Regions Derived from an Extension of ‘Causes of Sprawl’ (Technical Paper)

SPP Technical Paper, Volume 9, Issue 40, December 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alberta
Downloads 28
21.

2015 Tax-Competitiveness Report: Canada is Losing Its Attractiveness

SPP Research Paper, Volume 9 • Issue 37,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 46
22.

2015 Status Report on Major Defence Equipment Procurements

SPP Research Paper December 2015
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI)

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23.

Getting Financial Regulations Right: Avoiding Unintended Effects

SPP Research Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
World Bank and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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24.

On the Role and Future of Calgary’s Community Associations

SPP Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 12
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If It Matters, Measure It: Unpacking Diversification in Canada

SPP Research Paper, Volume 9, Issue 36, November 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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Alberta's New Royalty Regime Is a Step towards Competitiveness: A 2016 Update

SPP Research Paper, Volume 9, Issue 35, October 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 47
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A Rule of Reason for Inward FDI: Integrating Canadian Foreign Investment Review and Competition Policy

SPP Research Paper, Volume 9, Issue 34, October 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 80
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From Impact Assessment to the Policy Cycle: Drawing Lessons from the EU's Better-Regulation Agenda

SPP Technical Paper, Volume 9, Issue 33, October 2016
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Downloads 84
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Do Insiders Comply with Disclosure Rules? Evidence from Canada, 1996-2011

SPP Research Paper, Vol. 9, Issue, 30, Oct. 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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A Practical Guide to the Economics of Carbon Pricing

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 28, September 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Guelph - Department of Economics
Downloads 157
31.

The Very Poor and the Affordability of Housing

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 27, September 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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The Disability Tax Credit: Why it Fails and How to Fix it

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 24, June 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and University of Manitoba
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Tax-Assisted Approaches for Helping Canadians Meet Out-of-Pocket Health-Care Costs

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 23, June 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics
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Planning for Infrastructure to Realize Canada’s Potential: The Corridor Concept

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 22, May 2016
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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Shrinking the Need for Homeless Shelter Spaces

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 21, May 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
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What Statistics Canada Survey Data Sources Are Available to Study Neurodevelopmental Conditions and Disabilities in Children and Youth?

SPP Research Papers, Vol. 9, Iss. 29, September 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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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
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38.

Efficient Metropolitan Resource Allocation

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 9 • Issue 18 • May 2016,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College
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The Value Proposition of Prevention: The Impacts of Pure North S’Energy Foundation’s Preventive Care Program on Acute Care Utilization in Alberta

SPP Research Paper Volume 9, Issue 17, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - Department of Economics
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It’s Not Just About Baby Teeth: Preventing Early Childhood Caries

SPP Research Paper Vol. 9, Issue 14, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and University of Calgary - Department of Economics
Downloads 91
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A Major Setback for Retirement Savings: Changing How Financial Advisers are Compensated Could Hurt Less-than-Wealthy Investors Most

SPP Research Paper Vol 9, Issue 13, 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Dentons Canada LLP
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42.

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 219
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The Costliest Tax of All: Raising Revenue Through Corporate Tax Hikes Can Be Counter-Productive for the Provinces

SPP Research Paper Vol. 9, Issue 11, 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
MacEwan University and University of Calgary
Downloads 33
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Cutting Provincial Corporate Income Tax Rates to Promote Investment, Employment and Economic Growth

SPP Research Paper Vol. 8, Issue 8, 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
MacEwan University and University of Calgary
Downloads 48
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Into the Mire: A Closer Look at Fossil Fuel Subsidies

SPP Research Paper Vol. 9, Issue 10, 2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of St Andrews
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2015 Status Report on Major Defence Equipment Procurements

SPP Research Paper
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Carleton University, Students
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Energy Projects, Social Licence, Public Acceptance and Regulatory Systems in Canada: A White Paper

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 9 • Issue 20 • May 2016, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2788022,
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Acadia University, Dalhousie University, Queen's University, Independent, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Independent, Independent, University of Victoria, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Independent
Downloads 217
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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
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Understanding the New Public Outlook on the Economy and Middle-Class Decline: How FDI Attitudes are Caught in a Tentative Closing of the Canadian Mind

SPP Research Paper No. 9-6
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
EKOS Research Associates Inc.
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Give Canada Post a Break: Allowing More Pricing Flexibility and Competition Could Help the Corporation Succeed

SPP Research Paper No. 9-5
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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