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A Portrait of the Productivity Performance of the Canadian Provinces, 1997-2007

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  • Ricardo de Avillez

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  • Chris Ross

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    This article, based on the CSLS Provincial Productivity Database, provides a portrait of the productivity performance of the ten Canadian provinces over the 1997-2007 period. Level and growth rate estimates of labour and multifactor productivity are presented and discussed, with an emphasis on the provinces’ market sector. Two-digit NAICS industry level estimates are also presented. Capital intensity and labour quality figures are also provided, and a standard growth accounting framework is used to determine the sources of labour productivity growth, as well as the sources of labour productivity level gaps between Canada and the provinces.

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    Article provided by Centre for the Study of Living Standards in its journal International Productivity Monitor.

    Volume (Year): 21 (2011)
    Issue (Month): (Spring)
    Pages: 48-69

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    Handle: RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:21:y:2011:3

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    Keywords: productivity; capital intensity; labour quality; multifactor productivity; growth; Canada; province;

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    1. Gu, Wulong & Baldwin, John R. & Yan, Beiling, 2007. "User Guide for Statistics Canada's Annual Multifactor Productivity Program," The Canadian Productivity Review 2007014e, Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis.
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