Monthly Archives: January 2016

Redux: Does labour follow capital or vice versa?

Should New Brunswick focus more on trying to attract jobs or on growing the population?An interesting new study out of Indiana has important implications for economic development in New Brunswick. The researchers looked at whether or not job growth (efforts … Continue reading

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Manitoba and immigration: An interesting case study

The Manitoba example is an interesting one for us to consider as we think more deeply about immigration and the labour market. ¬†Even though Manitoba has no oil and gas industry and only a fairly small mining sector (less that … Continue reading

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The size of NB’s workforce is smaller now than back in 2008. Only province to shrink.

New Brunswick saw an uptick in job creation in the last few months on 2015 and an overall real GDP growth rate (the final number is not in) of likely something above one percent.¬† That may not seem like much … Continue reading

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