The Fiscal Implications of Canadians’ Working Longer
11 Pages Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Date Written: November 21, 2017
Canada’s greying workforce will spell big fiscal trouble for future taxpayers, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “The Fiscal Implications of Canadians’ Working Longer,” authors William Robson, Colin Busby, and Aaron Jacobs find that demographic change is squeezing the budgets of Canadian governments — increasing the costs of public programs and eroding the tax base as the growth in traditional working-age people flatlines.
Keywords: Health, Fiscal and Tax Policy
JEL Classification: H5, J1
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