The Conference Board of Canada has turned its attention to the debate around education and skills. What are the implications for graduate students and faculty?
Points I raised in the address include the following:
-Canada’s economy has been growing quite steadily over the past three decades, even when one adjusts for inflation, and even when one accounts for population growth. The exceptions, of course, occur during recessions.
-Yet, since the early 1980s, the federal government …