Todd Hirsch

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
VP and Chief Economist

Todd Hirsch is the vice president and chief economist for ATB Financial and is the author of four books. His podcast, titled "The Future Of," won a national award in 2021 and was ranked No. 2 in the top Canadian banking podcasts.

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This Is the One Economic Indicator That We Should Completely Ignore

What good is a super-sized economy if our society is not made better off? We should focus on measures of well-being, not overstuffed shopping carts.

Is Control of Time the New Luxury of the Working Rich?

Economists have long worried about the disparity of income, but what about the growing disparity of time?

Market Forces Alone Likely Won't Solve the Food-Security Problem

How and why philanthropy can solve a vexing 21st-century food problem for North Americans.

There are No Shortcuts to Strengthening the Economy. It's a Long Game.

Boosting the economy by lowering tax is like a magic weight loss pill. It might work in the short-term, but it's a terrible long-term strategy.

An Ant Colony Is the Perfect Metaphor for the Economy. Here's What Else You Need to Know.

New ways of thinking about the economy can help us understand how it evolves -- and how public policy can influence it.

The Pace of Technological Change Is Faster Than Ever Before. Or Is It?

It's not technology that is changing so quickly, but rather the way we use it that is transforming our relationship with work.

What the Law of Gravity Can Teach Us About Capitalism and Social Enterprise

Like gravity, capitalism keeps things rooted -- motivating us to learn, create and constantly improve.

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