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Do Canadians Pay More than Americans for the Same Products?


  • Baldwin, John R.
  • Yan, Beiling


The paper examines whether Canadians were paying more than the Americans for the goods and services they purchase, based on more than 160 product price data for each of the five years under study (1985, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1999).

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  • Baldwin, John R. & Yan, Beiling, 2004. "Do Canadians Pay More than Americans for the Same Products?," Insights on the Canadian Economy 2004006e, Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis Division.
  • Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp2e:2004006e

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    1. Statistics Canada, 1998. "Are There High-tech Industries or Only High-tech Firms? Evidence from New Technology-based Firms," Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series 1998120e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.
    2. Gera, S & Masse, P, 1996. "Employment Performance in the Knowledge-Based Economy," Gouvernement du Canada - Industrial Organization 14, Gouvernement du Canada - Industry Canada.
    3. Beckstead, Desmond & Gellatly, Guy, 2003. "The Growth and Development of New Economy Industries," The Canadian Economy in Transition 2003002e, Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis Division.
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