When Striking an Awkward Balance Means Striking Out: Budget 2011
AbstractThe 2011 Canadian federal budget, should it succeed in Parliament, would launch a new strategic spending review, alongside minor cost-cutting initiatives. The fate of the budget balance and the potential for an early return to surplus as envisioned, therefore, depend entirely on the effectiveness of these measures, which cannot be known before next year.
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Length: 4 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2011
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Publication status: Published on the C.D. Howe Institute website, March 2011
Fiscal and Tax Competitiveness; Canada; Federal Budget; balanced budget;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- H60 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - General
- H62 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Deficit; Surplus
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- NEP-ACC-2011-05-30 (Accounting & Auditing)
- NEP-ALL-2011-05-30 (All new papers)
- NEP-MIC-2011-05-30 (Microeconomics)
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