W. Mark Brown

Statistics Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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Cities and Growth: Human Capital Location Choice: Accounting for Amenities and Thick Labour Markets

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
W. Mark Brown and Darren M. Scott
Statistics Canada and McMaster University - School of Geography and Geology
Downloads 106 (299,871)
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agglomeration economies, amenities, human capital, labor market, migration, multinomial logit model, urban growth

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Agglomeration Economies: Microdata Panel Estimates from Canadian Manufacturing

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin, W. Mark Brown and David L. Rigby
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Geography
Downloads 82 (352,972)
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agglomeration economies, localization economies, productivity, urban economies

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Cities and Growth: Earnings Levels Across Urban and Rural Areas: The Role of Human Capital

The Canadian Economy in Transition, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 May 2010
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and McMaster University
Downloads 80 (358,105)
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agglomeration economies, human capital, urban–rural earnings differences

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Urban Economies and Productivity

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Geography and Statistics Canada
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agglomeration economies, localization economies, productivity, urban economies

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From Labrador City to Toronto: The Industrial Diversity of Canadian Cities, 1992 to 2002

Insights on the Canadian Economy
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 70 (386,084)
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census metropolitan areas, cities, industrial sector, industries, population distribution, urban areas

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Cities and Growth: The Left Brain of North American Cities: Scientists and Engineers and Urban Growth

The Canadian Economy in Transition, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead, W. Mark Brown and Guy Gellatly
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 57 (428,531)

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urban growth, human capital, scientists and engineers, urban amenities

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Catching Up and Falling Behind: The Performance of Provincial GDP Per Capita from 1990 to 2003

Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper No. 024
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Apr 2009
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 54 (439,294)
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Real and nominal, provincial, gross domestic product per capita, labour productivity, labour market conditions, employment rate, and hours worked per job

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Regional Manufacturing Employment Volatility in Canada: The Effects of Specialization and Trade

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 May 2009
John R. Baldwin and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division and Statistics Canada
Downloads 49 (458,175)
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employment volatility, economic diversity, international trade, regional economic change

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A Decade of Growth: The Emerging Geography of New Economy Industries in the 1990s

Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2009
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 46 (470,443)
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information and communication technologies, rural areas, urban areas

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Provincial Income Disparities Through an Urban-Rural Lens: Evidence from the 2001 Census

Insights on the Canadian Economy, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 42 (487,695)
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earnings, income gaps, labour market, rural population, urban population.

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Incomes of Retirement-Age and Working-Age Canadians: Accounting for Home Ownership

Statistics Canada Economic Analysis Research Paper No. 64
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
W. Mark Brown, Amélie Lafrance and Feng Hou
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 41 (492,155)
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Equity, Income, Retirement, Seniors

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Overcoming Distance, Overcoming Borders: Comparing North American Regional Trade

Statistics Canada Working Paper No. 008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 May 2009
W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada
Downloads 40 (496,569)
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border effect, Canada-U.S. trade, trade liberalisation, interprovincial trade, gravity model

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Interprovincial Differences in GDP Per Capita, Labour Productivity and Work Intensity: 1990-2003

11-624-MIE No. 011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jul 2009
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 36 (515,170)
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labour productivity, labor productivity, productivity, human resources, regional diffirences, hours worked

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Farm Size, Technology Adoption and Agricultural Trade Reform: Evidence from Canada

IFN Working Paper No. 1221
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2018
W. Mark Brown, Shon M. Ferguson and Crina Viju
Statistics Canada, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) - Department of Economics and Carleton University - Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Downloads 35 (520,152)

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Agricultural Trade Liberalization, Export Subsidy, Technical Change, Farm Size, Firm Heterogeneity

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Global Links: Exporting, Foreign Direct Investment, and Wages: Evidence from the Canadian Manufacturing Sector

The Canadian Economy in Transition, August 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Sébastien Breau and W. Mark Brown
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Statistics Canada
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export wage premium, foreign control, manufacturing

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An Anatomy of Growth and Decline: High-Tech Industries Through the Boom and Bust Years, 1997-2003

Statistics Canada, Insights on the Canadian Economy, 11-624-MIE No. 010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jul 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 31 (540,836)
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bankruptcies, start-ups, computer services, information and communication technologies

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Geographic Market Access and the Effects of Trade on Length of Production Run, Product Diversity and Plant Scale of Canadian Manufacturing Plants, 1974 to 1999

Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper Series No. 52
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin, W. Mark Brown and Wulong Gu
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Government of Canada - Micro-Economic Analysis Division
Downloads 31 (540,836)
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commodities, export shipments, factories, manufacturing industries, market share, models, production, size of industry, tariffs, trade agreements, trade barriers, trade liberalization

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Hollowing-Out, Trimming-Down or Scaling-Up‘ an Analysis of Head Offices in Canada, 1999 to 2002

Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper No. 019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin, Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 28 (557,633)
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head offices, hollowing-out, agglomeration economies, information and communication technologies

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Four Decades of Creative Destruction: Renewing Canada's Manufacturing Base from 1961 - 1999

Insights on the Canadian Economy, 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
John R. Baldwin and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division and Statistics Canada
Downloads 26 (569,685)
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bankruptcies, start-ups, downsizing, employee turnover, labour productivity, plant closures

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Cities and Growth: In Situ Versus Migratory Human Capital Growth

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead, W. Mark Brown and K. Bruce Newbold
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and McMaster University
Downloads 26 (569,685)

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human capital, degree holders, urban economic growth, regional income disparities

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Head Office Employment in Canada, 1999 to 2005

Insights on the Canadian Economy, July 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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domestic control, foreign controlled investments, foreign corporations,

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The Ebb and Flow of Comparative Advantage: Trade and the Industrial Specialization of Canadian Manufacturing Regions, 1974 to 1999

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada
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International trade, comparative advantage, regional industrial specialization, manufacturing

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Innovation Capabilities: Comparing Science and Engineering Employment in Canadian and U.S. Cities

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 23 (588,865)
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human capital, science and engineering occupations, urban economies, innovation, economic growth and urban labour markets

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Cities and Growth: Moving to Toronto - Income Gains Associated with Large Metropolitan Labour Markets

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 May 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2012
W. Mark Brown and K. Bruce Newbold
Statistics Canada and McMaster University
Downloads 20 (608,707)
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migration, earnings, labour markets, productivity, human capital

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Incomes from Owner-Occupied Housing for Working-Age and Retirement-Age Canadians, 1969 to 2006

Statistics Canada Economic Analysis Research Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
W. Mark Brown and Amélie Lafrance
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 19 (615,374)
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Equity, Income, Retirement, Seniors

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Foreign Multinationals and Head Office Employment in Canadian Manufacturing Firms

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division and Statistics Canada
Downloads 19 (615,374)
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head office employment, foreign control, manufacturing, location theory

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Renewing Canada's Manufacturing Economy: A Regional Comparison, 1973-1996

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada
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renewal, creative destruction, manufacturing, regional economics, agglomeration economies, decomposition analysis

Agricultural Trade Reform, Reallocation and Technical Change: Evidence from the Canadian Prairies

NBER Working Paper No. w23857
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
W. Mark Brown, Shon M. Ferguson and Crina Viju
Statistics Canada, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) - Department of Economics and Carleton University - Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Downloads 7 (730,877)

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Agricultural Trade Reform, Reallocation and Technical Change: Evidence from the Canadian Prairies

IFN Working Paper No. 1181
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Oct 2017
W. Mark Brown, Shon M. Ferguson and Crina Viju
Statistics Canada, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) - Department of Economics and Carleton University - Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
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Agricultural Trade Liberalization, Export Subsidy, Technical Change, Farm Size, Firm Heterogeneity

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The World is Not Yet Flat: Transport Costs Matter!

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10356
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Kristian Behrens, Théophile Bougna and W. Mark Brown
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Université du Québec à Montréal and Statistics Canada
Downloads 2 (743,016)
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geographical concentration, input-output linkages, international trade exposure, transport costs, trucking rates