public policy

What makes societies happy? The dawn of happiness-guided policies

21Mar201912:00
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Are we ready to enact happiness-guided policies? It has been four decades since economists began to be interested in a subjective measure, "life satisfaction", as an overall assessment of well...

Which Media Can Be Trusted in the Digital Age?

27Nov201817:30
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Join the Max Bell School of Public Policy for a panel discussion, co-hosted by the McGill Alumni Association of Toronto, on the future of credibility for journalists and news organizations in the...

Debunking carbon tax myths | Financial Post

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 5, 2019 | With the federal carbon tax coming in to the four provinces in Canada, how will it affect small businesses? Is the carbon tax constitutional?  Chris Ragan, economist and director of...

There’s probably more consensus on output-based pricing than you think | Canada's Eco-fiscal Commission

Published: 5Apr2019

MARCH 29, 2019| "Meeting Canada’s climate targets in a way that is best for our economic prosperity requires broad policy that creates consistent incentives across all emissions in the economy,...

Regulating Social Media Giants | The Reporter

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 9, 2019 | The Canadian government is now considering to actively regulate social media platforms such as Facebook, given the lack of results from self-regulation. "We better get the...

Why are governments slow to regulate social media? | Global News

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 8, 2019 | Social media has been deeply ingrained in our daily lives and with the current spread of hate and misinformation, governments have been slow to regulate social media companies....

Federal carbon tax comes into effect | CTV Power Play

Published: 4Apr2019

APRIL 1, 2019 | Director of the Max Bell School of Public Policy, Christopher Ragan, sat down with Don Martin on Power Play to speak about the Federal Carbon Tax....

The Politics of Carbon Pricing | Breakfast Television Montreal

Published: 8Jan2019

Director of the Max Bell School of Public Policy, Chris Ragan, sat down with Breakfast Television Montreal to discuss carbon pricing....

Better Environmental and Economic Outcomes | The Future Economy

Published: 18Mar2019

In this interview, Christopher Ragan, Director of Max Bell School of Public Policy and Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, helps to identify policy options to improve environmental and economic...

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