The Distribution of Gross Domestic Product and Hours Worked in Canada and the United States Across Firm Size Classes - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11F0027M2014088

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This paper compares the relative importance of small and large firms in the business sectors of Canada and the United States from 2002 to 2008 using estimates of the contribution of small and large firms to the gross domestic product (GDP) of each country. It then makes use of estimates of labour input for comparison purposes. In this paper, small firms are defined as those with fewer than 500 employees and large firms as those with 500 or more employees.

Issue Number: 2014088
Author(s): Leung, Danny; Rispoli, Luke
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HTMLJanuary 8, 2014
  • Correction: March 14, 2014

    The U.S. data that were originally used in this paper and that were derived from the EU KLEMS / EUROSTAT Website were incorrectly labelled on that site as being measured in basic prices when they were really measured in market prices. U.S. data in this paper have been relabelled to indicate that they are measured in market prices.

PDFJanuary 8, 2014
  • Correction: March 14, 2014

    The U.S. data that were originally used in this paper and that were derived from the EU KLEMS / EUROSTAT Website were incorrectly labelled on that site as being measured in basic prices when they were really measured in market prices. U.S. data in this paper have been relabelled to indicate that they are measured in market prices.