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  Canadian and American economies compared - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Another advantage is that the Canadian health care system is also very attractive to employers, as in Canada health care is mostly paid through employee income taxes, while in the United States most companies have to extend health benefits to full-time employees, something they do not have to do in Canada.
Canadian banks had, until the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act in 1999, been freer to participate in the financial planning and insurance industries than their American counterparts.
Return on equity for Canadian banks were generally comparable to U.S. banks (with return on assets lower, but with Canadian banks using more leverage to compensate), though with recent changes in American law, the most profitable bank today is, by far, Citigroup.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_and_American_economics_compared   (4069 words)

 Media Coverage
Americans "take drug quality for granted precisely because we are well-regulated," said Lucinda Maine, a spokeswoman for the American Pharmaceutical Assn., a professional group for pharmacists in Washington that has been skeptical of import measures.
Canadian authorities, meanwhile, are considering new rules that would make it harder for Internet pharmacies based there to fill orders from the U.S. Demand for Canadian imports has been fueled as increasingly expensive drugs have hit the U.S. market in recent years.
Canadian law, meanwhile requires a physician to review each patient's case, meaning the concerns some people have about receiving tainted drugs because of an unregulated environment can be eased to some extent, according to Bill Murrin, a Geneva resident and volunteer who has researched the idea for Lauzen.
www.canadianpharmacynetwork.com /media2001.htm   (5307 words)

 Does Studying Economics Inhibit Cooperation?
In a sample of 43 economics majors, the average minimum amount acceptable by the receiver was $1.70, as compared with an average of $2.44 for a sample of 49 noneconomics majors (p<.05).
Economics proposed to keep an average of $6.15 for themselves, as compared to an average of only $5.44 for the sample of 49 nonmajors (p<.01).
The choices for economics majors and nonmajors are shown in Figure 6, where we see that the defection rate for economics majors was 60.4 percent, as compared to only 38.8 percent for nonmajors.
www.gnu.org /philosophy/economics_frank   (6722 words)

 Neoconservatism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Compared to other U.S. conservatives, neoconservatives may be characterized by an idealist stance on foreign policy, a lesser social conservatism, and a much weaker dedication to a policy of minimal government, and, in the past, a greater acceptance of the welfare state, though none of these qualities are necessarily requisite.
As compared with traditional conservatism and libertarianism, which sometimes exhibit an isolationist strain, neoconservatism is characterized by an increased emphasis on defense capability, a willingness to challenge regimes deemed hostile to the values and interests of the United States, pressing for free-market policies abroad, and promoting democracy and freedom.
The fact that the use of the term "neoconservative" has rapidly risen since the 2003 Iraq War is cited by conservatives as proof that the term is largely irrelevant in the long term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Neoconservatism_(United_States)   (6702 words)

 Since the beginning to the year
Compared to investments made by central banks, now, hedge funds are no longer major players.
Fears concerning the financing needs of the american deficits (federal budget, and external trade), which were used to justify forecasts of a falling dollar, did not affect the american currency.
A few months ago, explanations with the variation of the american trade deficit worked well, today it seems that the difference in interest rates between the US and Europe is the main explanatory factor.
www.lapasserelle.com /economics/finance_commentaries_oct_10_2005.htm   (879 words)

 Canadian Democratic Movement - Alternative News Media on Democracy, Energy, Politics, Trade, Environment, Military and ...
New American rules that will require travellers to show passports or "other secure documents" when entering, re-entering or leaving the United States are threatening travel between Canada and the U.S., and the tourism industry is taking action.
The annual cost of the Canadian Crown to each resident is roughly the same as that of a chocolate bar.
The $1.54 per Canadian per annum figure is revealed in the Monarchist League of Canada's triennial survey which totals the expenses of official Royal Homecomings, the Governor General and Lieutenant Governors' offices and the historic houses in which the vice-regal officeholders live and work.
www.canadiandemocraticmovement.ca /News-startnum-151-newlang-fra.html   (2385 words)

 Majikthise : Economics
We have to ask the question what economic growth is a means for (for Aristotle, it was ultimately one contributing means among others towards the end of happiness, found ideally in the contemplative life of the philosopher).
The model only works if voters' sense economic well being is closely related the subset of economic variables specified by the equation: present economic growth and inflation, and history of growth during the incumbent's last term.
Fair makes the further claim that voters calculate their expected utility based on a handful of current economic indicators and the assumption that they are better off under an incumbent with a reasonable economic track record.
majikthise.typepad.com /majikthise_/economics/index.html   (7362 words)

 American Pioneers In Antigonish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
There was for the Americans, too, in emulation of European armies, an attempt at military smartness, e.g., Pushee and Williams if their hair was short would have it tied at the back of their neck; if long, it would be plaited down their back.
General Gates, in American military lore not a respected figure by his record as assayed by historians, seems to have combined stupidity and bullheadedness, with a touch of cowardice emerging when failure came from his leadership.
American Government Pension Records show her having been born in 1760, which, if correct, means she died at 93.
www.yorkrite.com /Cameron.htm   (11483 words)

 American University Law Review
The existence of a Canadian statute that directly conflicts with the Helms-Burton Act also is significant because international law mandates an assessment of each state's interest when both regulate the same conduct.
Whether the Act violates international law is not the focus of this Comment; that task ultimately is delegated to the judicial bodies authorized to hear claims brought in the appropriate fora.
Compare FRANCK & GLENNON, supra note 49, at 276-281 (tracing origins of executive agreement from British practice to early practice under Constitution), with TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS, supra note 45, at 51 (noting only one reference to another type of international agreement in Constitution as compared to four references to treaty).
www.wcl.american.edu /journal/lawrev/46/faire.cfm   (16194 words)

 compared - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Canadian Politics: Nice American Article: US vs. Canada
Our Canadian system means I have a life of dignity as a human-being, even if I don't have a lot of money.
Unfortunately for Canada, all U.S. states, except for West Virginia, have higher levels of economic freedom than the Canadian provinces, with the exception of Alberta and Ontario.
I think it is just more "pro american" propaganda that the American government constantly feeds it people.(from the day they are born, I would say).
www.canadiancontent.net /forums/post-3807.html   (3290 words)

 Case Study
The significance to the Native American population on the Plains refers to the bison being a major source of food, clothing, shelter and tools prior to settlements by people of European decent.
The decline of bison population in the 19th century, coincided with a decline in Native American population and consequent placement on reservations.
The bison is a symbol of the "pioneer spirit" and like the Native Americans was the source of food and clothing.
www.american.edu /TED/bison.htm   (2273 words)

 Milk Wars
American governments have been seeking to protect the economic interests of farmers by encouraging technological improvements in order to increase agricultural productivity.
On the other hand, the European Union has sought to protect the economic welfare of farmers by discouraging the introduction of technologies designed to increase production.Decisions concerning the use and sale of rBST in Europe are closely related to the future of milk production quota system as well as EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
In addition, economic benefits deriving from trade with third countries are less likely as it becomes uncertain whether consumers in other countries as for instance Japan Canada or Switzerland will accept milk produced with rBST treated cows.
www.american.edu /TED/milk.htm   (4226 words)

 Canadian Desi - Reading Topic: The legacy of indian leaders
As for the legacy of Reagan, despite his lack lustre performance in US economics, his brand of economic policies (reagan-omics) has become the mainstay of the Republican party in US.
He basically took the so-called "supply side economics" theory of Friedman and interpreted it to mean tax cuts for the ultra rich, the giant corporations and interest rate cuts.
His single biggest achievement on the world stage was the end of Cold war...it was mostly his initiative...remember his speech at he fall of berlin wall when he said " Mr gorbachev tore down this wall"...that was his biggest contribution to the world and demonstration of his true leadership.
www.canadiandesi.com /read.php?TID=3462   (1456 words)

 Power is blowing in the Wind
But after the initial investment is made, the wind is free; it is the cost of building the machines that is expensive.  The manufacturing costs are coming down; the capital investment for a Wind farm will be comparable to the cost of building a new coal fired electric plant that has equivalent generating capacity.
When considering the economics of wind as compared to fossil fuels, it is important to recall the actual magnitude of the investment associated with oil and natural gas production.
The U.S. and Canadian investment in oil and natural gas over this time period is predicted to be more than one-fourth of the global total.
www.americanenergyindependence.com /windenergy.html   (1451 words)

 Iraq War Economics
Most Americans are astonished when academics such as Chalmers Johnson or Noam Chomsky explain to them they have a global empire in everything but name.
It never enters his head that such extreme inequality can only be maintained by global military oppression and state-sponsored political corruption to bribe and threaten world leaders to act in the interests of American business rather than the interests of their own countries.
The economic neocolonialism is the same as had the Nazis won.
mindprod.com /politics/iraqeconomics.html   (1721 words)

 Truck and Barter: Economics Archives
Economic forecasts-The panel now expects America's GDP growth to slow to 2.5% in 2007, compared with August's prediction of 2.7%.
American inflation; The problem is that the Fed's stern talk may backfire.
Economics focus; The euro and trade; IN THE continuing controversies about Europe's bold experiment in monetary union, there has at least been some agreement about where the costs and benefits lie.
truckandbarter.com /mt/archives/economics   (9954 words)

 ECONOMICS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Blue, Sarah A. "State Policy, Economic Crisis, Gender, and Family Ties: Determinants of Family Remittances to Cuba." Economic Geography 80(1):63-82.
"North American Free Trade and Changes in the Nativity of the Garment Industry Workforce in the United States." International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 25(2):301-326.
Zentgraf, Kristine M. "Through Economic Restructuring, Recession, and Rebound: The Continuing Importance of Latina Immigrant Labor in the Los Angeles Economy." Pp.
www.towson.edu /~hofstet/economics.htm   (4742 words)

 CanadianGrassroots.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
He wrote that the first political institution of American democracy was religion.
All this affects economic freedom, which for Canada has dropped from 4th place in 1990 to 13th place now.
In 1990, Canada was in 4th place and now we are in 13th place on an Economic Freedom Rating which measures 7 categories: 1) size of government; 2) economics and market structure; 3) money policy; 4) access to sound money; 5) legal structure; 6) freedom to trade; 7) and freedom of exchange in capital markets.
www.canadiangrassroots.ca /article.php?sid=1040   (1461 words)

Economics is science in some senses, but is at the same time ideology.
Although the U.S. is the world's second-largest ethanol maker, producing 3.4 billion gallons last year compared with around 4 billion gallons for Brazil, ethanol's main use is as a gasoline oxygenate to boost air quality rather than as a serious replacement for foreign oil.
The purpose of "Our Economics" is to discredit both capitalism and socialism as flawed and alien systems, offer Islamic economics as a vastly superior alternative and demonstrate that Islam harbors solutions to a panoply of vexing economic problems.
math.ucr.edu /home/baez/economics   (18984 words)

 Why is the NHL leaving Canada? It’s the Economy, Stupid.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
One newspaper, the Financial Times of London, suggested that when the American national anthem was booed at a Montreal hockey game, it was not because the US was about to go to war in Iraq, but it was because the corporations in the US were taking over professional hockey.
The Swiss gnomes notice this and the value of the Canadian buck goes up when compared to the US dollar.
A strong Canadian dollar is bad for the economy and good for Budweiser.
www.american-partisan.com /cols/2003/madias/qtr2/0515.htm   (693 words)

 CanadianGrassroots.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Americans oppose Bush's environmental actions by a 2-to-1 margin, yet 65
economics if they want to make political progress.
births for Latinas is 5.6, compared to 5.7 for whites and 13.5 for African
www.canadiangrassroots.ca /print.php?sid=6319   (6998 words)

Norway GDP Compared to Other High Income Areas (20011230)
Iceland GDP Compared to Other High Income Areas (20011230)
Australian State GDP Compared to Other High Income Areas (20011201)
www.demographia.com /dbx-economics.htm   (593 words)

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