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posted by Robert DeVet in on Apr 20, 2013 - View profile

Halifax

The Economic Costs and Benefits of Taxes

with Jim Stanford


5:30pm
- 7:00pm
Friday May 10 2013

Venue: Room 204 at the Weldon Law Building
Address: 6061 University Avenue

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Nova Scotians for Tax Fairness invites you to the following event:

You are invited to hear Jim Stanford speak on:

“The Economic Costs and Benefits of Taxes”
There Will also be Time For a Q & A.

Jim Stanford is an Economist for the Canadian Auto Workers, Founder of the Progressive Economics Forum, Globe and Mail Columnist, and Panellist on CBC TV's The National. He has a master's degree in Economics from Cambridge University and a PhD from the New School of Social Research. He has written a number of books and numerous publications including:

• Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism (with Tony Biddle) London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008.
• Challenging The Market: The Struggle To Regulate Work And Income (with Leah F. Vosko and the Challenging the Market Conference), 2004
• Paper Boom: Why Real Prosperity Requires a New Approach to Canada's Economy, Lorimer, 1999
• Power, Employment, and Accumulation: Social Structures in Economic Theory and Policy (with Lance Taylor and Ellen Houston) Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe 2000
• Estimating the effects of North American Free Trade: A three-country general equilibrium model with "real- world" assumptions, 1993
• Social dumping under North American free trade, 1993.
• Going south: Cheap labour as an unfair subsidy in North American free trade, 1991

NOTE: We will not be providing food, so please plan accordingly. As many of you will know, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is sponsoring a fund raising event later the same evening (8:00 - doors open at 7:30) at the University Club near by to celebrate the career of Howard Epstein - see http://www.policyalternatives.ca/offices/nova-scotia/events for tickets and other details.
Nova Scotians for Tax Fairness
6299 Summit St
Halifax, NS B3L 1R6
902-454-1656

Organizer:http://www.taxfairness.ca/group/nova-scotians-tax-fairness

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