The Supply of Government Services

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The activities of Canadian governments constitute the largest single component of the service sector in Canada. Total expenditures by all levels of government exceeded $234 billion in 1986, accounting for 46 percent of gross national expenditures. This study examines the recent growth in public sector services, the characteristics of the output, methods of delivery, the structure of and compensation for employment and the debate on productivity in the public sector.


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