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A Synthesis of the CSLS Provincial Productivity Reports, 1997-2007

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  • Ricardo de Avillez

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  • Chris Ross

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    This report, 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. Capitalintensity 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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    Paper provided by Centre for the Study of Living Standards in its series CSLS Research Reports with number 2011-03.

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    Date of creation: Apr 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:sls:resrep:1103

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    Keywords: labour productivity; multifactor productivity; capital intensity; labour quality; Canadian provinces; growth accounting;

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    1. Andrew Sharpe, 2010. "Unbundling Canada's Weak Productivity Performance," CSLS Research Reports 2010-02, Centre for the Study of Living Standards.
    2. 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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