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The growth of government spending in Canada

Richard Miller Bird

The growth of government spending in Canada

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Published by Canadian Tax Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- Appropriations and expenditures

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 316-333.

      Statementby Richard M. Bird.
      SeriesCanadian tax papers, no. 51
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ2054 .B56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 333 p.
      Number of Pages333
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5011949M
      LC Control Number76574608

        This even is the case when analyzing different time periods and countries with varying GDPs, as well as when comparing military spending to other forms of government spending. When analyzing all countries together, the findings show that over a year period, a 1% increase in military spending decreases economic growth by 9%. How much will consumers in Canada spend on ecommerce in ? Retail ecommerce will reach CA$ billion ($ billion) this year. That’s up % from last year and will represent % of all retail sales. How much of that is mobile spending?


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In Canada, governments at the federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels have the power to spend public funds. This is a list of governments by annual expenditures, in Canadian dollars. Rank Name Level of government Total expenditure Per-capita expenditure Fiscal year Source 1 Canada: Federal , 2 Ontario Historical: Former colonies and territories in Canada.

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1 Richard M. Bird, The Growth of Government Spending in Canada, Canadian Tax Paper no. 51 (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, ). 2 Dan Usher, “The Growth of the Public Sector in Canada,” in David Laidler, research coordinator, Responses to Economic Change, Collected Research Studies of the Royal Commission.

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