In Sweden, immigration is regarded as being primarily for the benefit of the immigrants themselves, and admission of refugees is the main priority. Elin Naurin and Patrik Öhberg report that, despite riots in a Stockholm suburb...
In Canada, the primary purpose of immigration is regarded as being to boost the Canadian economy. Herbert Grubel proposes that economic immigrants should be admitted only if they have firm job offers in Canada. [Issue 34, 2013]
Henry Milner finds that Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett are on the right track in drawing a correlation between greater equality and favourable social outcomes, but they miss the policy choices [Issue 34, 2013]
In the Poitou-Charentes region in west-central France, a participatory budget process for high schools has existed since 2005, resulting in greater transparency and the dissemination of more information about school boards. [Fr...
Ultimately the Greek and French elections signify nothing: they cannot address the toxic economic bonds that make fiscal policy a burning cross-border issue within the eurozone. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
During the period in which its major and distinctive antipoverty programs were implemented, Quebec appears to have succeeded in virtually eradicating acute poverty for both single- and two-parent families. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
Quebec's student strike leads not to Scandinvian higher education but to that in France, Quebec’s students should ask their confrères and consœurs from France if that is the direction they should take. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
In the immediate postwar period, Quebec enjoyed substantial advantages. It exploited them to meet short-term objectives as laid out by Fortin. The consequence was the dilapidation of human, social, cultural and economic capital...
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