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New publication : Modelising Quebec’s health care spending

The Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi (CIRPÉE) in collaboration with CIRANO has recently released a new research report modelising public health care spending in Quebec until 2030. A plausible scenario indicates that these expenses will increase by almost $30 billion over this period, growing from 8,4 to 13,5 percent of GDP and from 42,9 to 68,9 percent of government total income.

6 January 2014 - 11:09am |

Provincial Strategies in Mental Health

Researchers working on topics related to mental health will be interested to know that the Caledon Institute of Social Policy recently released a report entitled Knowledge Exchange on Mental Health. Authors Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul review the mental health strategies introduced in recent years by provincial and territorial governments and explore the challenges that are common to all. The report concludes with a summary of major considerations for the future.

24 July 2013 - 9:54am |

New publications on Canada’s retirement income system

Colleagues form the Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) just released a series of eight research papers on Canada’s retirement income system. Among them, three papers used confidential microdata files accessed through RDCs to look at important policy questions: Kevin Milligan examines issues around employer-provided pensions, Tammy Schirle looks at poverty among seniors, while Ted McDonald and Chris Worswick focus on the experience of older immigrants.