Dragon’s Den: Harper Edition

Have you ever watched Kevin O’Leary and Jim Treliving banter back and forth on CBC’s “Dragon’s Den” and think to yourself: “Man, it would be so cool to be a venture capitalist”?

If so, you have company. Stephen Harper is planning to invest $400-million in various venture capital projects in Canada.

Taxpayer dollars, that is.

In a wonderful article, economist Stephen Gordon explains why the federal government’s Venture Capital Action Plan is “a great example of a policy solution in search of a problem.”

Click here to read his analysis at macleans.ca.


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