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The Fraser Institute

July 23, 2014 10:15 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: New Study Comparing Alberta With Other Energy-Rich North American Jurisdictions Coming Thursday, July 24

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - On Thursday, July 24, the Fraser Institute will release a new study comparing Alberta's government finances with the finances of other energy-rich North American jurisdictions.

The study, An Economic and Fiscal Comparison of Alberta and Other North American Energy-Producing Provinces and States, spotlights Alberta's government spending, tax system, and productivity growth.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

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