Water Use, Shadow Prices and the Canadian Business Sector Productivity Performance
AbstractThis paper develops a production framework that allows for self-supplied water intake, an unpriced 'natural' input. The framework is then exploited to estimate the corresponding water shadow prices and to assess the extent to which water impacts on the multifactor productivity performance of the Canadian business sector's industries.
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Date of creation: 01 Dec 2004
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Economic accounts; Environment; Natural resources; Productivity accounts;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EFF-2006-02-05 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-ENV-2006-02-05 (Environmental Economics)
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