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  • Beyond GDP: Measuring Economic Well-being in Canada and the Provinces, 1981-2010 

    Osberg, Lars and Andrew Sharpe, "Beyond GDP: Measuring Economic Well-being in Canada and the Provinces, 1981-2010," CSLS Research Report. September 2011.
  • Can Increasing Inequality be a Steady State? 

    Osberg, Lars, "Can Increasing Inequality be a Steady State?" OECD Working Paper. 2014
  • Canada's Declining Social Safety Net, The Case for EI Reform 

    Osberg, Lars. 2009. Canada's Declining Social Safety Net, The Case for EI Reform. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Canada's Declining Social Safety Net: EI Reform and the 2009 Budget 

    Osberg, Lars, "Canada's Declining Social Safety Net: EI Reform and the 2009 Budget" (paper presented at the 2009 Federal Budget: Challenge, Response and Retrospect, Queen's University, May 7-8, 2009).
  • Canada's Economic Performance: Inequality, Poverty and Growth 

    Osberg, Lars, Allen, R.C., and Rosenbluth, G. (1992). Canada's Economic Performance: Inequality, Poverty and Growth. In Allen, Robert C, and Rosenbluth, Gideon. (1992). False Promises: The Failure of Conservative Economics. Vancouver, B.C.: New Star Books.
  • Canadian Inequality, Then and Now: Can Increasing Inequality be a Steady State? 

    Osberg, Lars, "Canadian Inequality, Then and Now: Can Increasing Inequality be a Steady State?" (paper presented at Progressive Economics Forum, Canadian Economics Association Annual Meetings, Vancouver, May 31, 2014).
  • Canadian Retirement Incomes: How Much Do Financial Market Returns Matter? 

    Osberg, Lars, Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald. 2014. Canadian Retirement Incomes: How Much Do Financial Market Returns Matter? Canadian Public Policy, 40(4):315-338. doi:10.3138/cpp.2013-009
  • Comment: The Nature of Dependency 

    Osberg, L.. (1994). "Comment: The Nature of Dependency." In Keith G. Banting, Douglas M. Brown, and Thomas J. Courchene. (Eds.), The Future of fiscal federalism (page 123-129). Kingston [Ont.] : School of Policy Studies, Queen's University.
  • COMMENTARY 

    Osberg, Lars. 2005. "COMMENTARY." Economic Policy Review - Federal Reserve Bank of New York 11(1): 19-22.
    As Richard B. Freeman and William M. Rodgers III document, the past four years has been the weakest recovery from a US recession in the past forty years -- employment creation in the 2001-2004 period has fallen short of ...
  • Comparisons of Trends in GDP and Economic Well-being - The Impact of Social Capital 

    Osberg, Lars, Sharpe, Andrew, (2001). Comparisons of Trends in GDP and Economic Well-being - The Impact of Social Capital. In International Symposium Report, (pages 310-351). Ottawa: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and Human Resource Development Canada
  • Concepts of Unemployment and the Structure of Employment 

    Osberg, Lars. 1995. "Concepts of Unemployment and the Structure of Employment." Economie Appliquee 48(1): 157-181.
    Section 1 notes that a continuing reason for dissatisfaction with the economics literature on employment is its focus on the decision-making of workers, rather than that of firms, and its neglect of shifting structures of ...
  • Consensus and Controversy in the Debate on Deficit Reduction 

    Osberg, Lars, and Fortin, Pierre. (1996). Consensus and Controversy in the Debate on Deficit Reduction. In Larrs Osberg (eds.), and Pierre Fortin (eds.) Unnecessary debts (pages ix-xvi). Toronto: J. Lorimer.
  • The Constitution and the Social Contract 

    Boadway, R., K. Norrie, and Lars Osberg, "The Constitution and the Social Contract," in Economic Dimensions of Constitutional Change, Vol. 1, edited by R. Boadway, T. Courchene, and D. Purvis, 225-255. Kingston: John Deutsh Institute, Queen's University, 1991.
  • Credibility Mountain 

    Osberg, Lars, and Fortin, Pierre. (1996).Credibility Mountain. In Larrs Osberg (eds.), and Pierre Fortin (eds.) Unnecessary debts. Toronto: J. Lorimer.
  • Demand or Supply for Schooling in Rural India? 

    Motiram, Sripad, and Lars Osberg. 2012. "Demand or Supply for Schooling in Rural India?." electronic International Journal of Time Use Research 9(1): 1-27.
    Is the poor human capital investment by rural Indian families primarily a supply side or a demand side issue? We examine school attendance and total human capital investment time (time in school plus travel time plus in-home ...
  • Demand or Supply for Schooling in Rural India? 

    Osberg, Lars and Sripad Motiram, "Demand or Supply for Schooling in Rural India?" (paper presented at Seminar on Towards Mainstreaming Time Use Surveys in National Statistical System in India, Goa, May 24-25, 2007).
  • Democracy, Affordability, and the Social Charter: A Reply 

    Osberg, Lars. (1992). Democracy, Affordability, and the Social Charter: A Reply. In A Social Charter for Canada? Perspectives on the Constitutional Entrenchment of Social Rights (pages 111-117). Toronto: C.D. Howe Institute
  • The Distribution of Income, Wealth and Economic Security: The Impact of Unemployment Insurance Reforms in Canada 

    Erksoy, S., Lars Osberg, and S. Phipps, "The Distribution of Income, Wealth and Economic Security: The Impact of Unemployment Insurance Reforms in Canada," in The Distribution of Welfare and Household Production: International Perspectives, edited by S. Jenkins, A. Kaptyn, and B.M. van Praag, 321-345. Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • The Distribution of Wealth and Riches 

    Osberg, Lars, "The Distribution of Wealth and Riches," in Social Inequality in Canada, edited by J. Curtis, E. Grabb, N. Guppy, and S. Gilbert, 92-96. Scarborough: Prentice-Hall, 1988.
  • A Distribution-Free Test for Deprivation Dominance 

    Xu, Kuan, and Lars Osberg. 1998. "A Distribution-Free Test for Deprivation Dominance." Econometric Reviews 17(4): 415-429.
    The Rawlsian perspective on social policy pays particular attention to the least advantaged members of society, but how should "the least advantaged" be identified? The concept of deprivation dominance operationalizes in ...