SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 16, 2016 07:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Why is Alberta in the red while Texas is in the black? New study coming Thursday, Nov. 17

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 16, 2016) - On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Fraser Institute will release a new study comparing the fiscal situations of Alberta and Texas.

The study, One Energy Boom, Two Approaches: Fiscal Restraint Has Left Texas in Better Shape than Alberta, spotlights how each jurisdiction handled public finances both during and following the energy boom of 2004 to 2014.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 5:30 a.m. (Mountain).

Ben Eisen, Director, Provincial Prosperity Studies
Fraser Institute

For media interviews with Mr. Eisen, or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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