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Small, Medium-sized, and Large Businesses in the Canadian Economy: Measuring Their Contribution to Gross Domestic Product from 2001 to 2008

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  • Chan, Raymond
  • Rispoli, Luke
  • Leung, Danny

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This paper adds to our understanding of the contributions made to the economy by small, medium-sized, and large businesses in Canada. It does this by examining the shares of gross domestic product (GDP) produced by each of these size groups in the business sector. Previous studies relied predominately on employment, an input to the production process, rather than on a measure of output. This study overcomes this problem by focusing directly on GDP.

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Paper provided by Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch in its series Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper Series with number 2012082e.

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Date of creation: 07 Dec 2012
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Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp5e:2012082e

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Keywords: Business performance and ownership; Economic accounts; Gross domestic product; Small and medium-sized businesses;

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