Well-being is high in Canada, and the economy has regained momentum, supported by a rebound in exports and strengthening business investment. Macroeconomic policies are gradually becoming less stimulatory, and budget policies are sustainable in the long term, although difﬁ culties remain at the provincial level.
House prices have increased significantly in Canada over the past decade, driving household debt and residential construction activity to historical highs.
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.
This conference focused on how we can help individuals improve their financial knowledge and the way they manage their personal finances.
This working paper uses a variety of empirical methods to examine the apparent differences in monetary policy stances as between the United States and other G7 economies.
Given their ageing populations, OECD countries are beginning to re-examine the balance between public and private provisions for income in retirement. There is considerable interest in increasing the contribution from private sources. However, wh...