OECD Economic Surveys: Canada

Frequency :
Every 18 months
1999-0081 (online)
1995-302X (print)
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Canadian economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

Also available in: French
OECD Economic Surveys: Canada 1989

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Publication Date :
01 Jan 1989
Pages :
9789264159396 (PDF) ; 9789264132764 (print)

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OECD's 1989 Economic Survey of Canada examines reaching full capacity utilisation, economic policies and short-term prospects, and trade and economic efficiency before drawing a series of conclusions.
Also available in: French

Table of Contents

I. Reaching full capacity utilisation
-Sustained economic expansion 
-Attainment of full employment
-Reaccelerating inflation?
-External balance and competitiveness
II. Policies and short-term prospects
-The overall strategy of economic policy
-Budget developments and objectives
-Monetary policy and the exchange rate
-Structural policies
-Short-term prospects
III. Trade and economic efficiency
-Trade, regional policy and structural adjustment
-Canadian post-war trade policy
-Trade related policies: a stocktaking
-Trade and agriculture
-Trade in services
-Who pays for and who benefits from trade barriers? 
IV. Conclusions
-I. Technical notes
-II. Interlink simulations of fiscal consolidation and reduction in public debt
-III. A. Summary of Canadian quantitative restrictions
--B. Transition costs of free trade with the United States
--C. Protection for supply managed commodities
-IV. Calendar of main economic policy events
Statistical annex