The Sources of Productivity Growth in Canada
AbstractA competitive general equilibrium models is constructed and used to identify sources of productivity growth in Canada and to quantify their importance. The model also provides procefures for consturcting various economic time series. We find that periods of low productivity growth correspond to periods of high investment-specific technological change or high rates of technology embodiment.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance in its series Working Papers with number 2000-9.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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TECHNOLOGY ; PRODUCTIVITY ; ECONOMIC GROWTH ; INVESTMENTS;
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- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- O33 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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- Carlaw, K. & Kosempel, S., 2001. "Accounting for Canada's Economic Growth: A GE Approach," Working Papers 2001-1, University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance.
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