Tax reform key to economic growth – Achieving the Four-Day Work Week

First Published: 2021-02-06


A new Fraser Institute study out February 4, 2021, identifies how governments can increase productivity and the possibility of a four-day work week: they could lower tax rates on business, capital gains and personal income.

Not all taxes are the same – some types do more damage to the economy than others. So if policymakers are serious about improving productivity, they should move away from the most damaging taxes.

Learn more about the different effects that various taxes have on the economy – read more from this study…

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