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The Fraser Institute

October 22, 2013 10:30 ET

The Fraser Institute: What Effect has Alberta's Chronic Over-Spending Had on Provincial Finances? New Study Coming Wednesday October 23

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 22, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the decline in Alberta's net financial assets, on Wednesday, October 23 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

During the late 1980s and early 1990s Alberta saw the value of its net financial assets decline, a trend that appears to be repeated today, according to the study, Alberta's Double-Dip Decline in Financial Assets.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain) on Wednesday, October 23.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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