MEDIA ADVISORY: Economic diversification - Who needs it?

Major new report to unpack facts and myths about economic diversification in Alberta

CALGARY, Nov. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - With the Alberta economy in recession, cries for a more "diversified economy" are being heard across Alberta, and Canada. If we had a more diversified economy, we would be protected from volatility, and would be more prosperous. Or would we?

Thursday, November 17, The School of Public Policy will hold a news conference to release a new report by authors Trevor Tombe and Robert Mansell that paints a surprising and counter-intuitive picture of diversification in Canada. This is a critical report for anyone who believes that diversification is an economic silver-bullet. 

WHAT:     

News conference to release "If it Matters, Measure it: Unpacking
Diversification in Canada" with authors Trevor Tombe and Robert Mansell



WHEN:

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 10 a.m. mountain



WHERE:

Nexen room, 5th floor, 906 -8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB



SOURCE The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

For further information: Morten Paulsen, 403.220.2540, morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.ucalgary.ca/policystudies/

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