Monthly Archives: September 2012

Canada Britain co-operation makes sense despite the critics’ complaints

The Canadian minister of External Affairs and the British foreign minister have announced a sensible program of sharing facilities in certain posts abroad in an effort to find economies and maximize their shared policy thrust where circumstances warrant. The critics … Continue reading

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The fall economic conversation: Hayek versus Keynes, Romney versus Obama, whither the global business cycle ?

Now that relative calm has  returned to Québec after the provincial election we can focus our attention on the broader economic issues that beset the global economy. The American election although currently focused on foreign policy appears set to return … Continue reading

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Poli 610:Macro-economic theory and policy after Keynes and the crash of 2008

Pol. 610  Macro-economic policy-making after Keynes Concordia University fall, 2012 Prof. H. Chorney tel. 848 2424 ext.2106  e mail Chorney@alcor.concordia.ca Office hours tba This course is an intensive examination of macro-economic policy-making and macro-economic theory in the light of recent … Continue reading

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Poli 349 Fall 2012

Under construction: Poli 349 Fall 2012 POLITICS 349 Fall 2012 Professor Harold Chorney Concordia university Chorney@alcor.concordia .ca office hours Tuesday 5:10 to 6 :10 This course explores the deep seated search for community in the context of the debate between … Continue reading

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Quebec election:PQ 54, Liberals 50, CAQ 19, Quebec solidaire 2.PQ minority government.

Québec has voted and the results are the election of a weak minority PQ government. The PQ received 32 % of the vote as opposed to the 31 % who voted for the Québec Liberal party. The CAQ received 27 … Continue reading

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