The Sources of Productivity Growth in Canada
A competitive general equilibrium models is constructed and used to identify sources of productivity growth in Canada and to quantify their importance. The model also provides procedures for constructing various economic time series. We find that periods of low productivity growth correspond to periods of high investment-specific technological change or high rates of technology embodiment.
|Date of creation:||2000|
|Date of revision:||2003|
|Publication status:||Published in Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2004, Vol. 13(4), 299-309.|
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