Productivity Performance in Canada, 1961 to 2008: An Update on Long-Term Trends
John R. Baldwin
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division
Government of Canada - Micro-Economic Analysis Division
August 4, 2009
Statistics Canada Research Paper No. 025
Baldwin and Gu (2008) provide an overview of the productivity program at Statistics Canada and a brief description of Canada’s productivity performance. This paper provides an update of Canada’s productivity performance in more recent years and analyses the sources of weak productivity performance in Canada since 2000.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 38
Keywords: productivity growth, Canada-United States productivity levels, terms of trade effects
JEL Classification: D24, J24, O47working papers series
Date posted: August 5, 2009
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