The Quiet Decline (1960–Today): Economic Conditions

  • Vincent Geloso
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Economic History book series (PEHS)


Québec has changed since 1960. The Quiet Revolution was without a doubt an important phase of Québec’s history, but it is one worth revisiting under a more focused lens. How indeed did the term “Quiet Revolution” come about? It seems it first emerged during a press conference by Jean Lesage, who had been elected premier on 22 June 1960.


Consumer Price Index Price Differential Relative Poverty Real Estate Price Fiscal Equalization 
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  • Vincent Geloso
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  1. 1.Economic HistoryLondon School of EconomicsSaint-LambertCanada

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