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Public Infrastructure in Canada: Where Do We Stand?


  • Harchaoui, Tarek
  • Tarkhani, Faouzi
  • Warren, Paul


This paper looks at the size of public infrastructure in Canada, its main components, how it has evolved over the last 40 years, and the extent to which it has contributed to Canada's standard of living and the performance of Canadian businesses.

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  • Harchaoui, Tarek & Tarkhani, Faouzi & Warren, Paul, 2003. "Public Infrastructure in Canada: Where Do We Stand?," Insights on the Canadian Economy 2003005e, Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis Division.
  • Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp2e:2003005e

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    1. Thomas H. Klier & William A. Testa, 2002. "Location trends of large company headquarters during the 1990s," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Q II, pages 12-26.
    2. Statistics Canada, 2005. "Foreign Multinationals and Head Office Employment in Canadian Manufacturing Firms," Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper Series 2005034e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.
    3. Statistics Canada, 2003. "Hollowing-out, Trimming-down or Scaling-up? An Analysis of Head Offices in Canada, 1999 to 2002," Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper Series 2003019e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.
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    1. Enid Slack, 2006. "Cities in Canadian Federalism," International Tax Program Papers 0603, International Tax Program, Institute for International Business, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
    2. Statistics Canada, 2008. "An Examination of Public Capital's Role in Production," Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper Series 2008050e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.

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