Matthew Lau

Matthew Lau is a Canadian writer, primarily on economic principles and fiscal policy.

Bio last modified November 18th, 2019.
Articles by Matthew Lau
  • Who Will Win Monday’s Vote?

    Matthew Lau

    Given that most election platforms amount to buying votes with other people’s money, writes Matthew Lau, it’s the rich who pay, the poor who suffer, and the middle class that scoops up the winnings.

  • Licking The Immigration Numbers Game

    Matthew Lau

    Matthew Lau argues setting the ideal annual number of newcomers to Canada makes as much sense as predicting the number of ice cream cones Torontonians will eat on the weekend.

  • Charter Beef

    Matthew Lau

    Alberta’s charter schools outperform their government-run counterparts yet local school boards have an effective veto over their existence. That makes as much sense, contributor Matthew Lau argues, as letting Harvey’s decide what’s served at the Golden Arches.