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RUGGERI, Joe. Atlantic Canada in the Knowledge-Based Age. (Fredericton, N.B. : Policy Studies Centre, University of New Brunswick), June 2003. First Printing. Pp. (2),iii,(1),iv,(7),1-222. 8vo, decorated white paperback with red and black lettering to front cover and spine. Contents: Part I: Economic Framework: 1. Historical Trends: Demographic Trends, 1796-2001 -- Labour Market Trends, 1976-2001 -- Output and Income Trends, 1981-2001 -- Convergence. 2. Special Features of the New Economy: Globalization and Economic Activity -- Information and Communication (IT) Revolution -- Pervasiveness of Change -- Internationalization of Cities -- Human Capital -- Crucial Role of Innovation. 3. Elements of the Knowledge-Based Economy in Atlantic Canada: Summary Indicatores [sic] -- Elements of the Knowledge-Based Economy. 4. Strengths and Weaknesses of the Atlantic Economic: Weaknesses -- Strengths.Part II: Fiscal Framework: 5. Fiscal Sustainability: The Provincial Side - - Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations. 6. Taxation: Federal and Provincial-Local Taxes -- The Revenue Mix: Provincial Comparisons -- Interprovincial Comparison of Corporate Taxes Rates -- Interprovincial Comparison of Personal Income Taxes Rates. 7. Human Capital and Innovation: Human Capital -- Innovation -- The Special Case of Quebec -- Venture Capital. Part III: The Policy Framework: 8. Foundations of the Policy Framework: Economic Changes andthe Role of Government -- National Policy Framework -- Rgional Approach -- Major Changes and Long-term Horizon -- Balanced Approach. 9. Fiscal Sustan ability: The Federal Role -- The Provincial Role. 10. Tax Policy: Policy Suggestions -- Paying for the Tax-Based Initiatives -- Appendix. 11. Human Capital. 12. Avenues for Provinical Co-operation. Very good. 30.00
Title: Atlantic Canada in the Knowledge-Based Age. Paperback.
Publisher: Policy Studies Centre, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 2003, ISBN:1551310872:
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