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Comparaison des niveaux de productivite au Canada et aux Etats-Unis : etude de certains aspects de la mesure

  • Tanguay, Marc
  • Baldwin, John R.
  • Wong, Fanny
  • Maynard, Jean-Pierre
  • Yan, Beiling

Le present document comprend un examen du niveau de productivite du travail au Canada par rapport aux Etats Unis en 1999. A cette fin, deux questions sont abordees principalement. La premiere est celle de la comparabilite des mesures du PIB et de l'intrant travail produites par l'organisme statistique de chaque pays. La deuxieme a trait a la facon dont un indice de prix peut etre elabore pour rapprocher les estimations du PIB par heure travaillee au Canada et aux Etats Unis, qui sont calculees en dollars canadiens et en dollars americains respectivement. Une fois que cela est fait, et que sont prises en compte les autres hypotheses concernant les prix au Canada et aux Etats Unis, les auteurs presentent des estimations ponctuelles de la productivite relative du travail au Canada, pour l'ensemble de l'economie, qui represente environ 93 % de celle aux Etats Unis. Selon les auteurs, on devrait appliquer un intervalle de confiance d'au moins dix points a ces estimations. La taille de la fourchette est particulierement sensible aux hypotheses concernant les prix des importations et des exportations.

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