University of Alberta Press

Western Studies In Economic Policy

Canadian economic policy

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    A rare social-science experiment was recently undertaken in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Within the space of one year, all three provincial governments embarked on programs to eliminate their deficits. This volume considers the political culture of each province, examines the strategies chosen, and measures the comparative outcomes of the experiment.
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    Despite fairly similar beginnings, the Australian and Canadian federations have evolved quite differently. The goal of this volume is to examine the effects of increasing global competition on fiscal reform.
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    After a decade of exceptionally strong performance, the Alberta economy experienced large swings in activity in the 1980s and ranked among the most unstable in Canada and the United States. This detailed study of the course of the Alberta economy from the early 1970s to the late 1980s assesses the causes for this instability and explores ways in which federal and provincial government policies and market forces could lessen the volatile nature of the economy.
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    The international competitive position of Western Canada and each of the four western provinces within a Canadian context are the focus of this study. Through trade profiles of major commodity exports and their spatial markets, a situational assessment of the region and its continued heavy dependence on natural resources is offered.