The Impact of Self-employment on Labour-productivity Growth: A Canada and United States Comparison
AbstractThis paper examines the influence of the dramatic expansion of self-employment on the Canadian business sector's growth in labour productivity. It compares Canadian and American experiences in this area from 1987 to 1998.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch in its series Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper Series with number 2003016e.
Date of creation: 28 Aug 2003
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Labour; Economic accounts; Employment and unemployment; Productivity accounts;
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