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Yukonomist: Time to stop digging

In Economics 100 textbooks, rent controls are commonly included as case studies of well-meaning but economically damaging policy, Halliday argues

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Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Your furnace and your truck need to go

Perhaps the biggest commitment in the NDP deal with the Liberals was boosting the Yukon’s climate target

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Yukon Budget 2.0

If the banks that finance the Yukon’s growing debt were the only…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

The economics of Yukon child care

Early learning and child care turn out to be critical for faster growth

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Doug Bell, A Life Lived

It could have been a scene out of a 1940s movie: the…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Another election, another anomaly

Monday’s “double-tie” election is generating some free publicity for the Yukon as Outside news agencies scramble to find someone to interview.

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: The Neapolitan election

Do you remember those old bricks of Neapolitan ice cream from birthday…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Bernie Sanders enters the Yukon election campaign

“An election is no time to discuss serious issues,” Prime Minister Kim…

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YUKONOMIST: Elections and economic development

Ever since responsible government came to the Yukon in 1979, economic development…

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Yukonomist: School competition ramps up in the Yukon

It’s common to see an upstart automaker trying to grab share from…

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Yukonomist: The aesthetics and economics of highway strips

One of the many cultural experiences you enjoy while driving from Whitehorse…

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Yukonomist: The changing Yukon debt landscape

Sometimes you hear people say that the Yukon is a great place…

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Yukonomist: The $90 million burning a hole in Yukon wallets

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.”…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: More twists and turns than a mining road

In James Bond thrillers, to launch a nuclear missile it always takes…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Summer 2021 — Does the recovery start here?

Thanks to the North’s vulnerable communities and distance from healthcare facilities, the…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Are they coming?

One of COVID-19’s big economic questions is whether it will prompt a…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Your Northern regulatory adventure awaits!

“Your Northern adventure awaits!” blared the headline on a recent YESAB assessment…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Did you forget to buy your coffee table a present?

With a desiccated spruce tree at the curb and the holidays behind…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

Yukonomist: Wall Tent Christmas

2020 has been so awful this may be the perfect year to…

Yukonomist Keith Halliday
Yukonomist Keith Halliday

YUKONOMIST: Climate emergency, lite edition

Back in September 2019, Whitehorse City Council declared a climate emergency, to…

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