Benjamin Dachis

C.D. Howe Institute

Policy Analyst

67 Yonge St., Suite 300

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1J8

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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6

Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Rethinking Royalty Rates: Why There is a Better Way to Tax Oil and Gas Development

C.D. Howe Institute
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Colin Busby, Benjamin Dachis and Bev Dahlby
C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute and University of Alberta - Department of Economics
Downloads 103 (178,680)

Abstract:

Fiscal and Tax Competitiveness, Province of Alberta, oil and gas royalties, tax revenues

2.

The Laws of Unintended Consequence: The Effect of Labour Legislation on Wages and Strikes

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, No. 304, June 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jul 2010
Benjamin Dachis and Robert Hebdon
C.D. Howe Institute and McGill University
Downloads 70 (242,301)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economic Growth and Innovation, Canadian Federal and Provincial Governments, Labour Relations, Compulsory Arbitration, Back-to-Work Legislation

3.

Picking Up Savings: The Benefits of Competition in Municipal Waste Services

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 308
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 37 (312,055)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Urban Issues, competitive tendering, waste services contracts, Ontario, municipalities, contracting

4.

Stuck in Place: The Effect of Land Transfer Taxes on Housing Transactions

C.D. Howe Institute 364
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 34 (263,881)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Fiscal and Tax Competitiveness, Canadian provincial and municipal governments, Land Transfer Taxes (LTTs), real estate sale or transfer, household mobility

5.

At the Crossroads: New Ideas for Charity Finance in Canada

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Apr 2012
Adam Aptowitzer and Benjamin Dachis
Drache Aptowitzer, LLP and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 33 (332,545)

Abstract:

Governance and Public Institutions, Canada, Canadian charities, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

6.

Full Throttle: Reforming Canada's Aviation Policy

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 398
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jan 2014
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 27 (351,952)

Abstract:

Economic Growth and Innovation

7.

Holding Canada's Cities to Account: An Assessment of Municipal Fiscal Management

C.D. Howe Institute Vol. 145, November 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Benjamin Dachis and William B. P. Robson
C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 25 (317,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Fiscal & Tax Competitiveness, Governance and Public Institutions, Urban Issues Series, Canadian municipalities, fiscal management, municipal budgets

8.

Tackling Traffic: The Economic Cost of Congestion in Metro Vancouver

C.D. Howe Institute eBrief 206
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 17 (355,405)

Abstract:

Economic Growth and Innovation, Urban Issues Series, Congestion, Traffic

9.

Measuring Innovation in Canada: The Tale Told by Patent Applications

C.D. Howe Institute e-brief 191
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute, Nuffield College and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 17 (390,605)

Abstract:

Economic Growth and Innovation, Energy & Environment

10.

Access Denied: The Effect of Apprenticeship Restrictions in Skilled Trades

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 380
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Robbie Brydon and Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 14 (409,589)

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Innovation, Skills, Trades, Apprenticeship, Labour Market

11.

What Gets Measured Gets Managed: The Economic Burden of Business Property Taxes

C.D. Howe Institute Ebrief 166
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Oct 2013
Adam Found, Benjamin Dachis and Peter Tomlinson
University of Toronto, C.D. Howe Institute and University of Toronto
Downloads 12 (409,589)

Abstract:

Fiscal and Tax Competitiveness

12.

Capital Needed: Canada Needs More Robust Business Investment

C.D. Howe Institute e-Brief No. 179
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2014
C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute and Nuffield College
Downloads 10 (460,424)

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Innovation

13.

Baffling Budgets: Canada's Cities Need Better Financing Reporting

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 397
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
Benjamin Dachis and William B. P. Robson
C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 10 (440,025)

Abstract:

Fiscal Policy and Tax Competitiveness

14.

Cars, Congestion and Costs: A New Approach to Evaluating Government Infrastructure Investment

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 385
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 10 (348,491)

Abstract:

Economic Growth, Innovation, Congestion, Public Infrastructure, Transportation

15.

How Ottawa Can Deliver a Reformed Canada Post

C.D. Howe Institute e-Brief No. 162
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2013
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 7 (480,537)

Abstract:

Governance and Public Institutions, Canada Post, Transport

16.

Small Business Preferences as a Barrier to Growth: Not So Tall after All

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 426
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 May 2015
Benjamin Dachis and John Lester
C.D. Howe Institute and University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy
Downloads 6 (390,605)

Abstract:

Fiscal and Tax Policy

17.

The 2014 C.D. Howe Institute Business Tax Burden Ranking

C.D. Howe Institute e-brief 187
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Nov 2014
Adam Found, Benjamin Dachis and Peter Tomlinson
University of Toronto, C.D. Howe Institute and University of Toronto
Downloads 5 (465,389)

Abstract:

Fiscal Policy and Tax Competitiveness

18.

Equipping Canadian Workers: Business Investment Loses a Step Against Competitors Abroad

C.D. Howe Institute E-brief 167
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Benjamin Dachis and William B. P. Robson
C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 3 (499,282)

Abstract:

Economic Growth and Innovation

19.

Drilling Down on Royalties: How Canadian Provinces Can Improve Non-Renewable Resource Taxes

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 435
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Sep 2015
Robin Boadway and Benjamin Dachis
Queen's University and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 1 (326,485)

Abstract:

Energy and Natural Resources, Taxation, Non-renewable resource

20.

Railroad Blues: How to Get Canada's Rail Policy Back on Track

C.D. Howe Institute e-brief No. 207
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Apr 2015
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 1 (494,758)

Abstract:

International Paper, Sectoral Studies, Railroad

21.

The Impact of Collective Bargaining Legislation on Strike Activity and Wage Settlements

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 53, Issue 3, pp. 394-429, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Michele Campolieti, Robert Hebdon and Benjamin Dachis
University of Toronto at Scarborough - Division of Management, McGill University and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 1 (521,734)

Abstract:

22.

Two Sets of Books at City Hall? Grading the Financial Reports of Canada's Cities

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 460
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Benjamin Dachis, William B. P. Robson and Jennifer M Tsao
C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (508,133)

Abstract:

Public Governance and Accountability

23.

Changing the Channel on Canadian Communications Regulation

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 451
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 May 2016
Benjamin Dachis and Daniel Schwanen
C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute - Research
Downloads 0 (355,405)

Abstract:

Industry Regulation and Competition Policy

24.

The National Energy Board's Limits in Assessing Upstream Greenhouse Gas Emissions

C.D. Howe Institute ebrief 229
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Grant Bishop and Benjamin Dachis
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (409,589)

Abstract:

Industry Regulation and Competition Policy

25.

Collective Bargaining in the Canadian Public Sector, 1978–2008: The Consequences of Restraint and Structural Change

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 192-213, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
Michele Campolieti, Robert Hebdon and Benjamin Dachis
University of Toronto, McGill University and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (521,734)

Abstract:

26.

National Priorities 2016: The Future of Canadian Energy Policy

C.D. Howe Institute ebrief 224
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2016
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (320,648)

Abstract:

Industry Regulation and Competition Policy

27.

Getting More Buildings for Our Bucks: Canadian Infrastructure Policy in 2016

C.D. Howe Institute ebrief 225
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2016
Benjamin Dachis
C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (390,605)

Abstract:

Public Investments, Infrastructure

28.

A Crisis of Capital: Canadian Workers Need More Tools, Buildings and Equipment

C.D. Howe Institute ebrief 223
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Benjamin Dachis, William B. P. Robson and Aaron Jacobs
C.D. Howe Institute, C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (490,168)

Abstract:

Innovation and Business Growth

29.

Building Better Budgets: Canada's Cities Should Clean Up Their Financial Reporting

C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 439
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Benjamin Dachis and William B. P. Robson
C.D. Howe Institute and C.D. Howe Institute
Downloads 0 (381,876)

Abstract:

Public Governance and Accountability

30.

Business Tax Burdens in Canada's Major Cities: The 2015 Report Card

C.D. Howe Institute eBrief 221
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Benjamin Dachis, Peter Tomlinson and Adam Found
C.D. Howe Institute, University of Toronto and University of Toronto
Downloads 0 (455,272)

Abstract:

Public Investments, Infrastructure