Appropriate for Economic Issues courses or as a supplement for Principles of Economics courses. Improving on the distinct base laid down by the third edition, Economic Myths, Fourth Edition, continues to teach economics by focusing on issues rather than theory. Moving economics out of the classroom and effectively placing it within the context of the real world, this book takes a stance on controversial economic issues, inciting lively debate and analytic thinking in the classroom. By dispelling economic illusions, the text is the perfect complement to introductory economics textbooks, encouraging students to reflect carefully on public policy and other economic issues that are confronted daily. Topics covered range from minimum wage and pay equity to the environment and free trade.practitioners.1 Canada is far behind other nations, ranking twenty-third out of twenty-nine countries in doctors per capita, ... arena#39;t enough graduates from Canadaa#39;s sixteen medical schools, but also because too many doctors leave the country and ... In 1969 Canada had 1, 600 medical school graduates; by 1999 that number was 1, 516 even though Canadaa#39;s population had grown from 22 to 31 million.