This 2010 edition of OECD's periodic review of Canada's economy includes chapters covering policies to sustain the recovery, fiscal consolidation strategies, and health care reform.
Table of contents:
Basic Statistics of Canada, 2009 Executive summary Assessment and recommendations Chapter 1. Macro and financial-sector policies to sustain the recovery -The economy is recovering from a mainly externally-driven recession -Monetary policy needs to withdraw extraordinary stimulus -In the medium term, trend output growth will slow -Financial-market reform is appropriately on the agenda -Annex 1.A1. Progress in structural reform Chapter 2. Fiscal-consolidation strategies for Canadian governments -Most Canadian governments need fiscal consolidation, soon, ideallly through spending constraint -Deriving jurisdiction-specific fiscal-consolidation recommendations -Well-designed fiscal rules can help fiscal consolidation and strengthen fiscal frameworks -Conclusions and recommendations -Annex 2.A1. Summary of description of the medium-term fiscal simulation model Chapter 3. Overcoming challenges in health-care reform -Policy and institutional framework -Health system performance -Reforms to enhance efficiency in support of sustainability