Firm Turnover and Productivity Growth in Selected Canadian Services Industries, 2000 to 2007 - ARCHIVED

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The nature of the competitive process that causes a reallocation of market shares within an industry contributes to aggregate productivity growth. This paper extends our understanding of industry differences in the competitive process by examining firm turnover and productivity growth in various services industries in Canada and situating them relative to retailing and manufacturing, two industries which have been the focus of these studies in the past. Seven industries in the services sector, namely wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, air transportation, truck transportation, broadcasting and telecommunications, business services and financial services, are examined.

Issue Number: 2011072
Author(s): Baldwin, John; Lafrance-Cooke, Amélie
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