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Impartition et delocalisation au Canada


  • Baldwin, John R.
  • Gu, Wulong


Le present document a trois objectifs principaux. Premierement, il presente les tendances a long terme de l'impartition et de la delocalisation dans les diverses industries au Canada. Deuxiemement, il examine la relation entre la delocalisation et les changements aux structures des echanges au niveau de l'industrie. Il est axe sur deux moteurs importants qui, selon certains, alimentent les recentes tendances vers la delocalisation : la mondialisation et les changements technologiques lies aux technologies de l'information et des communications. Troisiemement, le document examine les repercussions economiques de la delocalisation en observant la relation entre l'ampleur de la delocalisation et la croissance de la productivite, le passage a des activites a grande valeur ajoutee et les changements aux marches du travail.

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  • Baldwin, John R. & Gu, Wulong, 2008. "Impartition et delocalisation au Canada," Serie de documents de recherche sur l'analyse economique (AE) 2008055f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.
  • Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp5f:2008055f

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    1. Baldwin, John R. & Lileeva, Alla, 2008. "Adaptation a la concurrence des importations : effets du commerce avec les pays a bas salaires sur le portefeuille de produits des etablissements manufacturiers canadiens," Serie de documents de recherche sur l'analyse economique (AE) 2008054f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.

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