Insights on the Canadian Economy

Journals and periodicals: 11-624-M


This series contains short analytical articles providing statistical insights on emerging issues in the economy such as productivity, innovation and technology use. These articles briefly describe the issues and the results examined by these research papers.

The articles describe issues on a wide range of topics, including
- the amount of dynamic competition taking place as a result of the entry of new firms and the exit of closed firms;
- the amount of merger activity taking place;
- the difference between multinational and domestic firms;
- the productivity growth in Canada;
- the changes in the geographic location of industry;
- the problems in small-firm financing;
- the changing industrial structure of different regions;
- how the economy interacts with the environment;
- the changes in trade patterns;
- Canada/United States price differences;
- the innovation process in Canada;
- the differences between small and large producers;
- the changing patterns of advanced technology use and its effect on firm performance;
- the type of strategies that differentiate more-successful from less-successful firms.

Frequency: Occasional
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TitlesRelease dateMore Information
Retirement-Related Highlights from the 2009 Canadian Financial Capability Survey - ARCHIVEDJune 8, 2010More information
Differences in Canadian and US Income Levels, 1961 to 2008 - ARCHIVEDJanuary 12, 2010More information
Trends in Gross Domestic Product and Self-employment of Unincorporated Enterprises in the Canadian Economy, 1987 to 2005 - ARCHIVEDSeptember 10, 2009More information
Measuring the Contribution of the Unincorporated Sector in the Canadian Economy, 1997 to 2002 - ARCHIVEDFebruary 19, 2009More information
Terms of Trade in Central Canada - ARCHIVEDDecember 11, 2008More information
The Resource Boom: Impacts on Provincial Purchasing Power - ARCHIVEDNovember 18, 2008More information
Basic Trends in Outsourcing and Offshoring in Canada - ARCHIVEDOctober 27, 2008More information
From Roads to Rinks: Government Spending on Infrastructure in Canada, 1961 to 2005 - ARCHIVEDFebruary 7, 2008More information
The Terms of Trade and Domestic Spending - ARCHIVEDJanuary 17, 2008More information
A Comparison of GDP Per Capita in Canada and the United States from 1994 to 2005 - ARCHIVEDAugust 31, 2007More information
Not Dutch Disease, It's China Syndrome - ARCHIVEDAugust 16, 2007More information
National and Regional Trends in Business Bankruptcies, 1980 to 2005 - ARCHIVEDOctober 12, 2006More information
Head Office Employment in Canada, 1999 to 2005 - ARCHIVEDJuly 13, 2006More information
Changes in Foreign Control Under Different Regulatory Climates: Multinationals in Canada - ARCHIVEDMarch 23, 2006More information
Provincial Income Disparities Through an Urban-rural Lens: Evidence from the 2001 Census - ARCHIVEDJuly 21, 2005More information
An Anatomy of Growth and Decline: High-tech Industries Through the Boom and Bust Years, 1997-2003 - ARCHIVEDMarch 2, 2005More information
Interprovincial Differences in GDP Per Capita, Labour Productivity and Work Intensity: 1990-2003 - ARCHIVEDFebruary 22, 2005More information
The Output Gap Between Canada and the United States: The Role of Productivity (1994-2002) - ARCHIVEDJanuary 13, 2005More information
Four Decades of Creative Destruction: Renewing Canada's Manufacturing Base from 1961-1999 - ARCHIVEDOctober 21, 2004More information
Canada's Trade with China - ARCHIVEDJune 8, 2004More information
Do Canadians Pay More than Americans for the Same Products? - ARCHIVEDApril 27, 2004More information
Public Infrastructure in Canada: Where Do We Stand? - ARCHIVEDNovember 12, 2003More information
Knowledge Workers in Canada's Economy, 1971 to 2001 - ARCHIVEDOctober 30, 2003More information
From Labrador City to Toronto: The Industrial Diversity of Canadian Cities, 1992 to 2002 - ARCHIVEDOctober 27, 2003More information
Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Canadian Economy, 1981-2000 - ARCHIVEDMay 30, 2003More information