Economic Insights

Journals and periodicals: 11-626-X


Articles in the Economic Insights series highlight issues related to the growth and development of Canada's economy. In some cases, these articles highlight new insights or synthesize the results of previous research carried out by Statistics Canada; in others, they provide contextual information that accompanies the release of new data or updates from previous papers. The Economic Insights series features concise examinations of economic events, research results, trends, and important structural changes in the economy.

Frequency: Occasional
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Monthly Business Openings and Closures: Experimental Series for Canada, the Provinces and Territories, and Census Metropolitan AreasAugust 5, 2020More information
Potential Earnings Losses among High School and Postsecondary Graduates Due to the COVID-19 Economic DownturnJuly 28, 2020More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy, 2020: COVID-19, third editionJuly 28, 2020More information
Two-step immigration selection: A Review of Benefits and Potential ChallengesJuly 22, 2020More information
Two-step Immigration Selection: An Analysis of its Expansion in CanadaJuly 22, 2020More information
Two-step Immigration Selection: Recent Trends in Immigrant Labour Market OutcomesJuly 22, 2020More information
Experimental Economic Activity Indexes for Canadian Provinces and TerritoriesJuly 14, 2020More information
The Decline in Production and Investment in Canada’s Oil and Gas Sector and its Impact on the EconomyJuly 8, 2020More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy, 2020: COVID-19, second editionJune 24, 2020More information
The Changing Job Landscape, 1981 to 2019June 23, 2020More information
Permanent Layoff Rates in Canada, 1978 to 2016June 23, 2020More information
International Student Enrolment in Postsecondary Education Programs Prior to COVID-19June 15, 2020More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy, 2020: COVID-19, first editionMay 26, 2020More information
School Closures and the Online Preparedness of Children during the COVID-19 PandemicApril 15, 2020More information
Temporary Foreign Workers in the Canadian Labour Force: Open Versus Employer-specific Work PermitsNovember 18, 2019More information
Trends in the Citizenship Rate Among New Immigrants to CanadaNovember 13, 2019More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2019November 4, 2019More information
Early Learning and Child Care for Children aged 0 to 5 years: A Provincial/Territorial PortraitJuly 30, 2019More information
Foreign-owned Affiliates in Canada: Trends across Major SectorsJune 25, 2019More information
Residential Property Ownership Among Refugees in Vancouver and TorontoJune 18, 2019More information
The Effect of Changing Canada–United States Border Costs on North American Trade Patterns and ExpendituresJune 12, 2019More information
Income Growth per Capita in the Provinces since 1950May 23, 2019More information
Environmentally Adjusted Productivity Growth and the Market Price of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Canadian Manufacturing SectorMay 8, 2019More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2019April 29, 2019More information
Economic Well-being Across Generations of Young Canadians: Are Millennials Better or Worse Off?April 18, 2019More information
Employment and Social Assistance Receipt Among Overdose Fatalities in British ColumbiaApril 10, 2019More information
Financial Expectations and Household DebtApril 4, 2019More information
Indebtedness and Wealth Among Canadian HouseholdsMarch 26, 2019More information
Earnings Inequality and the Gender Pay Gap in Canada: The Role of Women’s Under-representation Among Top EarnersMarch 7, 2019More information
Immigrant Ownership of Residential Properties in Toronto and VancouverJanuary 29, 2019More information
Changing Characteristics of Canadian Jobs, 1981 to 2018November 30, 2018More information
Long-run Productivity Dispersion in Canadian ManufacturingNovember 6, 2018More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2018October 30, 2018More information
Women-owned Enterprises in CanadaSeptember 24, 2018More information
Employment Rates and Wages of Core-aged Workers in Canada and the United States, 2000 to 2017June 4, 2018More information
Recent Economic Developments in British ColumbiaMay 28, 2018More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2018April 23, 2018More information
The Effect of Labour Demand on Regional DemographicsJanuary 24, 2018More information
Non-resident Ownership of Residential Properties in Toronto and Vancouver: Initial Information from the Canadian Housing Statistics ProgramDecember 19, 2017More information
Experimental Estimates of Cannabis Consumption in Canada, 1960 to 2015December 18, 2017More information
Barriers to Labour Mobility in Canada: Survey-based EvidenceNovember 17, 2017More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2017October 19, 2017More information
Real Growth of Canadian Manufacturing Since 2000June 27, 2017More information
Doing as Well as One’s Parents? Tracking Recent Changes in Absolute Income Mobility in Canada May 23, 2017More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2017April 20, 2017More information
Investments in Registered Education Savings Plans and Postsecondary AttendanceApril 12, 2017More information
Postsecondary Enrolment by Parental Income: Recent National and Provincial TrendsApril 10, 2017More information
Immigrant Businesses in Knowledge-based IndustriesMarch 17, 2017More information
Differences in Post-recession Performance for Auto Manufacturers and Service IndustriesMarch 3, 2017More information
Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Reposition in 2015March 3, 2017More information
Industrial Contributions to Research and Development Spending in CanadaFebruary 15, 2017More information
Trends in RRSP Contributions and Pre-retirement Withdrawals, 2000 to 2013February 13, 2017More information
A Historical Perspective on Recent Movements in Canada’s Purchasing Power ParityDecember 22, 2016More information
How big was the Effect of Falling Commodity Prices on Canadian Real Incomes between mid-2014 and mid-2016?December 22, 2016More information
The Impact of Lower Earnings in Alberta on Earnings Growth at the National LevelNovember 18, 2016More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2016November 15, 2016More information
Hires and Layoffs in Canada’s Economic Regions: Experimental Estimates, 2003 to 2013June 27, 2016More information
Intergenerational Income Mobility: New Evidence from CanadaJune 17, 2016More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2016May 16, 2016More information
Business Ownership and Employment in Immigrant-owned Firms in CanadaMarch 21, 2016More information
Earnings of Postsecondary Graduates by Detailed Field of StudyMarch 11, 2016More information
Labour Market Participation of Immigrant and Canadian-born Wives, 2006 to 2014January 7, 2016More information
Income from Owner-occupied Housing, 1969 to 2011: New Evidence from the Survey of Household Spending and the Survey of Financial SecurityDecember 10, 2015More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2015November 12, 2015More information
Youth Labour Force Participation: 2008 to 2014October 30, 2015More information
Social Assistance Receipt Among Refugee Claimants in CanadaOctober 15, 2015More information
Labour Market Outcomes of Young Postsecondary Graduates, 2005 to 2012 September 17, 2015More information
Full-time Employment, 1976 to 2014 - ARCHIVEDJuly 9, 2015More information
Non-residential Capital Expenditures: 2014 Preliminary Actual Estimates and 2015 Intentions - ARCHIVEDJuly 6, 2015More information
Interprovincial Employment in Canada, 2002 to 2011 - ARCHIVEDJune 29, 2015More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2015 - ARCHIVEDMay 7, 2015More information
How’s Life in the City? Life Satisfaction Across Census Metropolitan Areas and Economic Regions in Canada - ARCHIVEDApril 20, 2015More information
Why Are Academic Prospects Brighter for Private High School Students? - ARCHIVEDMarch 31, 2015More information
Quarterly Business and Employment Dynamics: Experimental Estimates, First Quarter 2001 to Third Quarter 2014 - ARCHIVEDMarch 31, 2015More information
Metropolitan Gross Domestic Product: Experimental Estimates, 2001 to 2009 - ARCHIVEDNovember 10, 2014More information
The Cumulative Earnings of Postsecondary Graduates Over 20 Years: Results by Field of Study - ARCHIVEDOctober 28, 2014More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2014 - ARCHIVEDSeptember 26, 2014More information
Enterprises with Employees in Many Provinces or Territories - ARCHIVEDSeptember 5, 2014More information
Business Entry and Exit Rates in Canada: A 30-year Perspective - ARCHIVEDAugust 25, 2014More information
The Labour Market in Canada and the United States since the Last Recession - ARCHIVEDJuly 30, 2014More information
Canadian and U.S. Prices, 1985 to 2011 - ARCHIVEDJune 2, 2014More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2014 - ARCHIVEDMarch 28, 2014More information
Interpreting Monthly Changes in Employment from the Labour Force Survey - ARCHIVEDMarch 13, 2014More information
Twenty Years in the Careers of Immigrant and Native-Born Workers - ARCHIVEDNovember 29, 2013More information
Productivity Growth and Capacity Utilization in Canadian Business Industries - ARCHIVEDOctober 4, 2013More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2013 - ARCHIVEDSeptember 30, 2013More information
Inter-provincial Employees in Canada - ARCHIVEDSeptember 4, 2013More information
The Great U.S. Recession and Canadian Forest Products - ARCHIVEDJuly 10, 2013More information
The Increase in Food Prices Between 2007 and 2012 - ARCHIVEDJune 27, 2013More information
Recent Trends in Canadian Automotive Industries - ARCHIVEDJune 20, 2013More information
Unemployment Dynamics Among Canada's Youth - ARCHIVEDJune 11, 2013More information
Global Price Movements in Consumer Price Indices - ARCHIVEDMay 30, 2013More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2013 - ARCHIVEDMay 1, 2013More information
Changes in the Composition of Aggregate Investment - ARCHIVEDFebruary 27, 2013More information
The Growth of Large Firms in Canada - ARCHIVEDDecember 7, 2012More information
How Thick Is the Border? - ARCHIVEDNovember 19, 2012More information
Canada's Net Foreign Debt at Market Value - ARCHIVEDOctober 25, 2012More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2012 - ARCHIVEDOctober 19, 2012More information
The Contribution of Financial Corporations to Aggregate Corporate Income - ARCHIVEDOctober 17, 2012More information
The Impact of R&D Capitalization on GDP and Productivity Growth in Canada - ARCHIVEDOctober 12, 2012More information
Income of Canadian Households: 1981-2010 - ARCHIVEDOctober 1, 2012More information
Financial Well-Being in Retirement - ARCHIVEDAugust 29, 2012More information
Are Small Firms More Profitable than Large Firms? - ARCHIVEDJuly 31, 2012More information
Immigrant Postsecondary Education: A Comparison of Canada and Switzerland - ARCHIVEDJuly 27, 2012More information
Small Firms Create Proportionally More Jobs than Large Firms: Myth or Reality? - ARCHIVEDJuly 5, 2012More information
Measures of Employment Turnover Post 2000: Gross Employment Gains and Losses Versus Net Employment Change - ARCHIVEDJune 27, 2012More information
What Are the Impacts of Late-life Widowhood or Divorce on Income Replacement Rates? - ARCHIVEDJune 20, 2012More information
Wage Growth over the Past 30 Years: Changing Wages by Age and Education - ARCHIVEDJune 15, 2012More information
The New Investment Paradigm? - ARCHIVEDJune 14, 2012More information
The Role of Natural Resources in Real Income Growth in Canada, 1870 to 2010 - ARCHIVEDApril 23, 2012More information
Is Canada Losing Its Status As a Debtor Nation? - ARCHIVEDFebruary 29, 2012More information
Firm Entry and Exit in Canada, 2000 to 2008 - ARCHIVEDJanuary 25, 2012More information
New Evidence on Exchange-rate-adjusted Prices in Canada - ARCHIVEDJanuary 4, 2012More information
Do Relative Canada/U.S. Prices Equate to the Exchange Rate? - ARCHIVEDJanuary 4, 2012More information
Economic Growth in North America: Is Canada Outperforming the United States? - ARCHIVEDDecember 21, 2011More information

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