• 13-June-2012


    Economy: Canada needs to boost innovation and human capital to sustain living standards

    Canada has weathered the global economic crisis comparatively well but will have to become more productive to sustain its high standard of living, according to OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Canada.

  • 8-June-2012


    Economy: OECD Economic Survey of Canada - News conference with Peter Jarrett and Alexandra Bibbee

    What: The OECD Economic Survey of Canada provides an in-depth analysis of the Canadian economy and gives recommendations for economic policy. The report covers macroeconomic developments, monetary policy, financial market regulation as well as fiscal policy.

  • 24-February-2012


    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2012: Country Notes

    Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.

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  • 6-June-2011


    A fragile recovery

    The global recovery is becoming self-sustained and more broad-based but is taking place at different speeds across countries and regions. Tackling high unemployment, fiscal consolidation and global imbalances remain the key challenges, says OECD Secretary-General.

  • 9-December-2010


    Fiscal-consolidation strategies for Canadian governments

    Although Canada remains in an advantageous fiscal position relative to many other OECD countries as the global economy recovers from the 2008/09 recession, the deterioration in the country’s public finances has been substantial.

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  • 13-September-2010


    A Simulation Model of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Government Accounts for the Analysis of Fiscal-Consolidation Strategies in Canada

    This paper presents a simulation model of the main budget aggregates of federal, provincial and territorial governments in Canada. It also contains an analysis of the cyclicality of Canadian governments’ fiscal policies between 1984 and 2007.

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  • 1-September-2010


    The Consequences of Banking Crises for Public Debt

    The aim of this paper is to assess the consequences of banking crises for public debt. Using an unbalanced panel of 154 countries from 1980 to 2006, the paper shows that banking crises are associated with a significant and long-lasting increase in government debt.

  • 27-June-2010


    G20 : Keep up reforms in order to boost jobs

    G20 countries need to keep up the momentum of structural economic reform in order to boost confidence and job creation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria tells G20 leaders.

  • 7-June-2010


    Fiscal consolidation

    Governments and central banks have implemented wide-ranging support packages in response to the global crisis. Discretionary fiscal measures, coupled with cyclical revenue losses and expenditure hikes, have resulted in a sharp increase in budget deficits, which are projected to peak at 8¼ per cent of GDP in the OECD area as a whole in 2010. How to get out of this dangerous spiral? How can we address this challenge while at the same

  • 10-March-2010

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