Publications & Documents


  • 15-April-2014

    English

    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.

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  • 18-March-2014

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    Society at a Glance 2014 - Key findings for Canada

    This note presents key findings for Canada from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.

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  • 11-mars-2014

    Français

    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-February-2014

    English

    Going for Growth 2016: Canada

    Canada weathered the economic and financial crisis and its aftermath better than most other advanced economies, but productivity growth, in particular growth in multifactor productivity, has been persistently weak despite comparatively high investment in knowledge-based capital and a business environment generally favourable to entrepreneurship.

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  • 21-February-2014

    English

    Going for Growth 2014: Canada

    Canada enjoys relatively high GDP per capita but productivity growth has been weak despite comparatively high investment in knowledge-based capital, a fairly competitive business environment and a reasonably well-functioning labour market.

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  • 5-December-2013

    English

    Regions at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    Individual country notes assessing how regions and cities contribute to national growth and the well-being of society.

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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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  • 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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  • 5-novembre-2013

    Français

    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

    English

    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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