Work and Economics is our most active, and long standing research project, heralding from our original days as the Work Research Foundation. Above you'll find some of our key projects over the years.
What we believe and how we work are more connected than we often think. At Cardus we think we're onto something—a way of connecting belief and behaviour in work and economics—a way of organizing our understanding of work and economics in North America that can contribute to the common good.
You can learn more about what Cardus offers in the work and economics sector through this two-page overview.
What do we mean? Read about our first principles in Comment:
President Michael Van Pelt, on "Pioneering Worldview Economics" and "Work";
Director Ray Pennings, on "Kuyper's Sphere Sovereignty and Modern Economic Institutions"; and Senior Fellow Gideon Strauss on "The DNA of Economic Life" and "Market economy? Yes! Market society? No!"
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Labour monopolies increase costs by up to 10 percent on nearly a billion dollars worth of Ontario municipal construction projects. What is the cause of these labour monopolies, and how might we move forward in a way that recognizes the social and economic value of labour unions while also ensuring that Ontario's construction industry is open to innovation and broad competition?
Brian Dijkema discusses the upcoming merger of the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada.