Gross domestic product and employment growth - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 75-001-X200710313183


A variety of factors contributed to the slowdown of output growth relative to employment growth during 2006. However, 2006 was not unique, gross domestic product and job growth rates have converged frequently in recent years, including most of 2002 and 2003. After reviewing the sources of last year's productivity slowdown by industry, the negative impact of labour shortages on the quality of labour, especially in western Canada, is examined

Issue Number: 2007103
Author(s): Cross, Philip
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