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  • 26-November-2013

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    Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Canada

    Income poverty rates in old-age are relatively low in Canada but have increased over time. Public transfers contribute less to the incomes of the over 65s than capital...

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  • 26-November-2013

    English, PDF, 348kb

    Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Canada

    Income poverty rates in old-age are relatively low in Canada but have increased over time. Public transfers contribute less to the incomes of the over 65s than capital...

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    Also AvailableEgalement disponible(s)
  • 5-November-2013

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    OECD report measures human cost of crisis; underlines need to invest in well-being

    The global economic crisis has had a profound impact on people’s well-being, reaching far beyond the loss of jobs and income, and affecting citizens’ satisfaction with their lives and their trust in governments, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 8-October-2013

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    The Political Economy of British Columbia's Carbon Tax - Environment Working Paper No. 63

    This paper reviews the political economy of the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) tax in three periods: its origins, its survival in the face of political backlash, and its longer-term prospects. The BC launched North America’s first revenue-neutral carbon tax reform. The tax, applied to all combustion sources of fossil fuels, was introduced at a rate of CAD 10 per tonne of CO2.

  • 3-September-2013

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    Advanced economies growing again but some emerging economies slowing, says OECD

    A moderate recovery is underway in the major advanced economies, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment. Growth is proceeding at encouraging rates in North America, Japan and the UK. The euro area as a whole is out of recession, although output remains weak in a number of countries.

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  • 18-July-2013

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    Pension Fund Investment in Infrastructure: A Comparison between Australia and Canada

    At a time when many governments are looking to encourage private investment in infrastructure to bridge the infrastructure financing gap, this paper compares the experience of pension funds in Canada and Australia, looking at infrastructure policies, the pension system, investment strategies, asset allocation and governance of pension funds.

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  • 20-June-2013

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    Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

    Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

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  • 10-June-2013

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    A New Economic Cycle, New Balance

    Our approaches so far have left too many people behind, detached from the “necessary tools” or the “right connections” to raise their incomes and develop their full capabilities. It is time to turn around this logic. It is time to see economics as a tool to improve people’s lives, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 17-December-2012

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    Closing the Gender Gap - country note: Canada

    Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings.  More specific data for Canada are available in this country note.

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  • 6-November-2012

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    Unleashing business innovation in Canada

    This paper discusses how to improve Canada’s business innovation in order to boost labour productivity and output growth. Many general framework conditions are highly favourable to business risk taking and innovation, including macro stability, openness, strong human capital, low corporate tax rates, low barriers to firm entry and flexible labour markets.

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