Archived — Occasional Paper Number 15—Payroll Taxation and Employment: A Literature Survey, December 1996
Strategic Policy Sector
Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch
Since the early 1980s, chronic unemployment problems in Canada, as well as in most other industrialized countries, have prompted a heightened interest in the empirical research of the causes of persistent unemployment. Among the areas examined have been employer payroll taxes and their effect on job creation. This paper is a survey of the more noteworthy analysis performed in this area with an emphasis on Canadian empirical research.
Catalogue number: C21-23/15-1996
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