After two decades of solid growth of household disposable income and living standards more generally, Canadians generally enjoy a high level of well-being. However, disparities persist – not all population groups have benefitted equally strongly from past improvements in living standards.
This report evaluates the recent performance of North American labour markets (Canada, Mexico, United States) and their prospects from an internationally comparative perspective. It addresses how the labour market in each country weathered the global economic and financial crisis as well as the key long-term labour market challenges.
The OECD Washington Centre serves as regional contact in North America for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society.
This document sets out when Canada joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.