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August 9, 2016

There is no clear evidence that a lasting period of health spending restraint is underway, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Hold the Applause: Why Provincial Restraint on Healthcare Spending Might Not Last,” authors Livio Di Matteo and Colin Busby examine whether the recent downward bending of the provincial healthcare cost curve can be sustained.

Colin Busby
Colin Busby

Colin Busby was awarded the 2007 C.D. Howe Research Fellowship and joined the Institute as an analyst thereafter. While writing broadly on economic issues, his emphasis is on fiscal and social policy. Appointed Associate Director of Research in 2016, Colin focuses his attention on the Institute’s healthcare policy and human capital research.