Revisions to Canada and United States Annual Estimates of Labour Productivity in the Business Sector

Journals and periodicals: 15-212-X

Description:

This paper examines the revisions published in 2011 to Canadian and the United States business sector labour productivity estimates and related variables. In addition to the usual three years revision cycle of the Canadian National Accounts, hours worked in Canada were revised back to 1981 to incorporate the historical revision of the Labour Force Survey published in January 2011. The United States National Accounts estimates were revised back to 2003 and hours worked back to 2002.

Frequency: Annual
Author(s): Kaci, Mustapha; Maynard, Jean-Pierre
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