A Frontier Approach to Canada-U.S. Multifactor Productivity Performance
AbstractThis research paper explores the productivity gap between Canada and the United States. It constructs a North American frontier for the business sector and manufacturing sectors based on data from the two countries.
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Date of creation: 31 Mar 2003
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Economic accounts; Productivity accounts;
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