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Tirth Bhatt

I am a third-year Economics student with an interest in Econometrics. This is my second term with the Economics Society as a writer on the Canadian economy.

Posts by Tirth Bhatt

The Cobra Effect

  I don’t think the British had cobras roaming the street. Wild guess, I know, but it probably explains why they were so surprised to...

India’s Attempt at Becoming Cashless

Do you remember when Canada got rid of the penny? There was months of advertising, plenty of time for planning, and thus it was...

Tax Evasion in Canada’s Sharing Economy

Canada’s sharing economy is booming. According to Statistics Canada, almost 3 million Canadians spent over CAD 1.3 billion participated in the sharing economy ....

Okanagan Apple to Serve as Litmus Test for GMOs

GMOs have been the centre of a political debate for a long time. Now, a product made in Canada will serve as a major...

IMF has Positive Outlook for Canada’s Economy in 2017

Last Monday, the IMF improved the outlook for the Canadian Economy - which will be welcome news after a sluggish period since late...

The Skyrocketing Housing Markets of Toronto and Vancouver

One of Canada’s biggest news stories in 2016 was the skyrocketing housing prices in Vancouver and Toronto. To get a sense of the scale of...