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  • 10-June-2014

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    Round-table on “Societies and the Imperative of Innovation”

    As advanced economies struggle to consolidate recovery from the deepest financial crisis in modern times, promoting innovation becomes critically important to develop new products, new services, and new ways of doing thing, said OECD Secretary-General.

  • 9-June-2014

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    Public and private actors: All on Board for Inclusive Growth

    To tackle rising inequalities we need to reassess the way in which our economies grow. By placing inclusiveness at the heart of the growth debate we can open up opportunity so that every citizen can realise their potential, to contribute to, and benefit from, more equitable economic growth, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 6-June-2014

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Montreal, 9-11 June 2014

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Montreal to attend the International Economic Forum of the Americas, where he will present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of Canada, and the OECD Review of Employment and Skills Strategies in Canada.

  • 5-May-2014

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    “Happy, Healthy and Wise” are Top Priorities for American, Canadian Users of OECD Better Life Index

    When it comes to well-being, American users of the OECD Better Life Index (BLI) want to be happy, Canadians care most about health, while Latin Americans strive for better education. That’s according to user feedback as the Index marks its third birthday.

  • 15-April-2014

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    Taxing Wages: Country note for Canada

    The average worker in Canada faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 31.1% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Canada was ranked 26 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

  • 11-mars-2014

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    La reprise se poursuit dans les pays du G7 mais la situation est contrastée dans les économies émergentes, selon l'OCDE

    Une reprise est en cours dans les économies avancées du monde, étayée par des conditions financières favorables et un relâchement du freinage exercé par le resserrement budgétaire, mais la situation de l'activité est contrastée dans les grandes économies de marché émergentes, selon la dernière Évaluation économique intermédiaire de l'OCDE.

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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

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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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  • 5-novembre-2013

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    Évaluer le coût humain de la crise : l'OCDE souligne combien il importe d’investir dans le bien-être

    Selon une nouvelle étude publiée par l'OCDE, la crise économique mondiale a eu d’importantes répercussions sur le bien-être des populations, qui s’étendent bien au-delà des suppressions d’emplois et de la perte de revenus puisqu’elles influent sur la satisfaction des individus à l’égard de leur vie et sur leur confiance dans les pouvoirs publics.

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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.

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