Frontier Firms, Productivity Dispersion and Aggregate Productivity Growth in Canada

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Labour productivity growth in the business sector in Canada started to decline in 2000, from 2.3% per year in the period from 1991 to 2000 to 1.0% per year in the period from 2000 to 2015. This paper examines how innovation, innovation diffusion across firms, and business dynamism affected the productivity slowdown.

Issue Number: 2020002
Author(s): Gu, Wulong
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