Unravelling Conservative Labour Market Policy: The Maximum Wage Law.

The OECD and the CATO institute have both consistently ranked Canadian labour markets as some of the most flexible in the advanced capitalist world.  Indeed, Canada ranks only second to the US on most stingy when it comes to labour market protections.  Odd then, that the Conservatives have chosen labour market policy as their marquis ...

CHAPTER 8: The Miserable Metrics of Neoliberalism

Conclusion to Chapter 8 Consistent with the main line of argument in this thesis then, is the proposition that labour market flexibilisation is the other side of the neoliberal policy coin; namely, price stability and conservative fiscal policy all locked in via the globalisation of production and finance.  In this sense, neoliberalism as a hegemonic ...