Relentless Economics

Linda Nazareth, author of Relentless Economics, is an economist, author, broadcaster, and speaker. The Senior Fellow for Economics and Population Change at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute and a frequent media commentator, she is an expert on demographics and trends, and uses a wide range of media to communicate her observations about a world in transition. For twelve years until 2012, Linda was the in-house economist for Business News Network (BNN), the business cable arm of CTV (Canada’s biggest private sector broadcaster). Daily she covered the economic news of the day on-air, looking at the markets and the economic indicators and giving viewers analysis and context.

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“Linda was one of the first economists to accurately warn of the global recession and its likely severity.”

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Columns: The Globe & Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/authors/linda-nazareth Books: Economorphics: The Trends Turning Today into Tomorrow (2016) The Leisure Economy (2007) The Ever After Effect (2001) Senior Fellow for Economics and Population Change - Macdonald Laurier Institute- 2012 Que

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Looking Forward to 2020!

I am excited about my upcoming speaking engagements in 2020, none more so than the presentation I will do to the Connect Travel Market Leadership Summit in February in Kissimmee, Florida. I will be talking about the megatrends for the travel industr...

Tech is Replacing Workers – Should We Fight That?

Let’s face facts: tech is indeed replacing workers, especially at places like grocery stores where simple functions like scanning labels can be done without employees. A labor group in Oregon wants to legislate that away, but can you even do that? ...

An Alternative to Pink Slips?

Maybe we will have a recession, maybe we won’t, and anyway by all means use a different word if you prefer.’Slowdown’, ‘Soft Patch’, ‘Downturn’, any of them will do, and any might describe where the economy will be by next year. If we ...

An Alternative to Pink Slips?

Maybe we will have a recession, maybe we won’t, and anyway by all means use a different word if you prefer.’Slowdown’, ‘Soft Patch’, ‘Downturn’, any of them will do, and any might describe where the economy will be by next year. If we ...

The Ghost of Workforce Future

One of the big worries regarding the future of work is that jobs are going to disappear altogether, replaced by breathtaking technology and clever robots. That is happening to an extent, but apparently some dregs are being left for humans, for better...