The Poverty Debate
A Short Note on the History of Poverty
These articles have been published in the Ottawa Citizen and the Globe and Mail. They concern the effort by the Fraser Institute to make their "Basic Needs" measures the operative poverty-line.
Ottawa Citizen - July 28, 1997 - op ed
Ottawa Citizen - Dec. 18, 1997
- letter to editor
Toronto Star - Dec. 30, 1997 -
The Market Basket Measure - HRDC's Poverty Measure
A short discussion paper on HRDC's Market Basket Measure - MBM
Toronto Star - Jan. 29, 1999 - op ed
More critique of the HRDC Market Basket Measure - MBM.
An update -April 2003- to notes on HRDC's Market Basket Measure - MBM
An update - May 2003- after HRDC announced the Market Basket Measure - MBM co-authoured with others.