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Greater Saving Required: How Alberta Can Achieve Fiscal Sustainability from its Resource Revenues

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  • Leslie Shiell

    (University of Ottawa)

  • Colin Busby

    (C.D. Howe Institute)

Abstract

The challenges that come with an abundant supply of resource wealth present difficult fiscal decisions for the Alberta government. One highly publicized concern is the need for the province to devise a long-run plan for resource revenue savings.

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  • Leslie Shiell & Colin Busby, 2008. "Greater Saving Required: How Alberta Can Achieve Fiscal Sustainability from its Resource Revenues," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 263, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdh:commen:263
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    Cited by:

    1. Serge Coulombe, 2011. "Lagging Behind: Productivity and the Good Fortune of Canadian Provinces," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 331, June.
    2. Arthur J. Cockfield, 2008. "Finding Silver Linings in the Storm: An Evaluation of Recent Canada-US Crossborder Developments," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 272, September.
    3. Peter W. Hogg, 2008. "A Question of Parliamentary power: Criminal Law and the Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions," C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 114, August.

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    Keywords

    fiscal policy; fiscal sustainability; government spending;

    JEL classification:

    • H72 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics

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