Government spending represented 40.4 per cent of the country's economy in 2019, up from 37.4 per cent in 2007.
proper size of government
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When tax rates increase, people often change their economic behaviour in ways that shrink the targeted tax base.
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Nova Scotia recorded the largest government sector at 61.6 per cent of the economy, more than double the optimal size.
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A growing size of government produces deficit-spending and debt.
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President Obama has frequently cited the seemingly intractable debate about the size of government currently consuming the political class as his primary obstacle to getting major reforms through a divided Congress.
For example, in his State of the Union address he said: