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  • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2022004
    Description:

    This presentation focuses on labour productivity, a measure of efficiency widely used in conjunction with data on labour costs and profitability to gauge the competitiveness of Canadian businesses.

    Release date: 2022-09-01

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100300003
    Description:

    This article compares the characteristics of employer businesses that were closed by September 2020 and remained closed as of November 2020 to those that were active before the onset of the pandemic in February 2020. Characteristics related to the risk of closure are examined: businesses size, age, indebtedness, liquidity and profitability. Based on these characteristics, the risk of closure is estimated for each business.

    Release date: 2021-03-24

  • Journals and periodicals: 11F0027M
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Economic Analysis Research Paper Series provides the circulation of research conducted by the staff of National Accounts and Analytical Studies, visiting fellows and academic associates. The research paper series is meant to stimulate discussion on a range of topics including the impact of the new economy; productivity issues; firm profitability; technology usage; the effect of financing on firm growth; depreciation functions; the use of satellite accounts; savings rates; leasing; firm dynamics; hedonic estimations; diversification patterns; investment patterns; the differences in the performance of small and large, or domestic and multinational firms; and purchasing power parity estimates. Readers of the series are encouraged to contact the authors with comments, criticisms and suggestions.

    The primary distribution medium for the papers is the Internet. These papers can be downloaded from the Internet at www.statcan.gc.ca for free. Papers in the series are distributed to Statistics Canada Regional Offices and provincial statistical focal points.

    All papers in the Economic Analysis Series go through institutional and peer review to ensure that they conform to Statistics Canada's mandate as a government statistical agency and adhere to generally accepted standards of good professional practice.

    The papers in the series often include results derived from multivariate analysis or other statistical techniques. It should be recognized that the results of these analyses are subject to uncertainty in the reported estimates.

    The level of uncertainty will depend on several factors: the nature of the functional form used in the multivariate analysis; the type of econometric technique employed; the appropriateness of the statistical assumptions embedded in the model or technique; the comprehensiveness of the variables included in the analysis; and the accuracy of the data that are utilized. The peer group review process is meant to ensure that the papers in the series have followed accepted standards to minimize problems in each of these areas.

    Release date: 2015-07-24

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2013087
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The topic of firm size and performance continues to spark the interest of researchers and policy-makers. Small and medium-sized enterprises receive much of the attention, as they have the potential to grow significantly. However, compared with their larger counterparts, these firms are more likely to fail and are therefore riskier.

    Is risk important in explaining differences in profitability across firm size classes? This study uses a longitudinal firm-level dataset to examine determinants of profitability by firm size, with an emphasis on risk, or the volatility in rates of return. It builds on previous research that found firms with 10 to 20 employees tend to be the most profitable.

    Release date: 2013-12-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2012026
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Are small firms more profitable than large firms? This paper uses a longitudinal firm-level dataset to explore the financial performance of firms across size classes, and across industries and provinces during the 2000-to-2009 period. It also examines the volatility of profitability across firm size classes.

    Release date: 2012-07-31

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2012012
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series looks at the relationship between firm size and financial performance. It highlights the results from the research paper Firm Dynamics: Variation in Profitability Across Canadian Firms of Different Sizes, 2000 to 2009. The research paper uses a special longitudinal database that follows corporate entities between 2000 and 2009. It is part of a set of research projects being carried out at Statistics Canada on the topic of business dynamics.

    Release date: 2012-07-31

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2010087
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study reviews status and trends for the manufacturing sector in 2009. It analyses major regional and industry shifts in production and put them in the context of major socio-economic drivers such as domestic demand, prices and exports. Employment, investment, productivity and profitability indicators are also presented.

    Release date: 2010-06-24

  • Articles and reports: 11F0024M20050008659
    Description:

    Traditionally rates of return in the agriculture sector have been calculated on the market value of the assets as opposed to the historical cost. In other sectors rates of return are calculated on the basis of the historical cost of the assets which has meant that rates of returns in agriculture are not comparable to those in other sectors.

    This paper calculates rates of return for incorporated farms, based on the historical cost of the assets and compares these rates of returns to those in other sectors. It also measures the impact of capital gains on the rates of return for the agriculture sector. In the final section of the paper we measure the level of risk with the rates of return both in the agricultural sector and in other sectors.

    Release date: 2005-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2003002
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report analyses the growth of information and communications technology (ICT) industries and science-based industries. It includes statistics on gross domestic product (GDP), employment, productivity, profitability, knowledge workers, investments in research and development, and expenditures on information and communications technology.

    Release date: 2003-05-15

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2002056
    Description:

    This paper examines the food-retailing sector of the Canadian economy for the period 1990 to 1998, using profitability as a measure of performance.

    Release date: 2002-09-20
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  • Table: 53-222-X19960003612
    Description:

    This paper first describes the statistical tools used to make these measurements. We will then present the results obtained by applying these tools to the financial databases for the years 1993 to 1996 derived from the Annual Motor Carriers of Freight Survey, conducted by Transportation Division of Statistics Canada. Finally, the main results obtained will be summarized and we will give some insights on future applications of the statistical tools developed.

    Release date: 1998-02-27
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  • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2022004
    Description:

    This presentation focuses on labour productivity, a measure of efficiency widely used in conjunction with data on labour costs and profitability to gauge the competitiveness of Canadian businesses.

    Release date: 2022-09-01

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100300003
    Description:

    This article compares the characteristics of employer businesses that were closed by September 2020 and remained closed as of November 2020 to those that were active before the onset of the pandemic in February 2020. Characteristics related to the risk of closure are examined: businesses size, age, indebtedness, liquidity and profitability. Based on these characteristics, the risk of closure is estimated for each business.

    Release date: 2021-03-24

  • Journals and periodicals: 11F0027M
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Economic Analysis Research Paper Series provides the circulation of research conducted by the staff of National Accounts and Analytical Studies, visiting fellows and academic associates. The research paper series is meant to stimulate discussion on a range of topics including the impact of the new economy; productivity issues; firm profitability; technology usage; the effect of financing on firm growth; depreciation functions; the use of satellite accounts; savings rates; leasing; firm dynamics; hedonic estimations; diversification patterns; investment patterns; the differences in the performance of small and large, or domestic and multinational firms; and purchasing power parity estimates. Readers of the series are encouraged to contact the authors with comments, criticisms and suggestions.

    The primary distribution medium for the papers is the Internet. These papers can be downloaded from the Internet at www.statcan.gc.ca for free. Papers in the series are distributed to Statistics Canada Regional Offices and provincial statistical focal points.

    All papers in the Economic Analysis Series go through institutional and peer review to ensure that they conform to Statistics Canada's mandate as a government statistical agency and adhere to generally accepted standards of good professional practice.

    The papers in the series often include results derived from multivariate analysis or other statistical techniques. It should be recognized that the results of these analyses are subject to uncertainty in the reported estimates.

    The level of uncertainty will depend on several factors: the nature of the functional form used in the multivariate analysis; the type of econometric technique employed; the appropriateness of the statistical assumptions embedded in the model or technique; the comprehensiveness of the variables included in the analysis; and the accuracy of the data that are utilized. The peer group review process is meant to ensure that the papers in the series have followed accepted standards to minimize problems in each of these areas.

    Release date: 2015-07-24

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2013087
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The topic of firm size and performance continues to spark the interest of researchers and policy-makers. Small and medium-sized enterprises receive much of the attention, as they have the potential to grow significantly. However, compared with their larger counterparts, these firms are more likely to fail and are therefore riskier.

    Is risk important in explaining differences in profitability across firm size classes? This study uses a longitudinal firm-level dataset to examine determinants of profitability by firm size, with an emphasis on risk, or the volatility in rates of return. It builds on previous research that found firms with 10 to 20 employees tend to be the most profitable.

    Release date: 2013-12-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2012026
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Are small firms more profitable than large firms? This paper uses a longitudinal firm-level dataset to explore the financial performance of firms across size classes, and across industries and provinces during the 2000-to-2009 period. It also examines the volatility of profitability across firm size classes.

    Release date: 2012-07-31

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2012012
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series looks at the relationship between firm size and financial performance. It highlights the results from the research paper Firm Dynamics: Variation in Profitability Across Canadian Firms of Different Sizes, 2000 to 2009. The research paper uses a special longitudinal database that follows corporate entities between 2000 and 2009. It is part of a set of research projects being carried out at Statistics Canada on the topic of business dynamics.

    Release date: 2012-07-31

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2010087
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study reviews status and trends for the manufacturing sector in 2009. It analyses major regional and industry shifts in production and put them in the context of major socio-economic drivers such as domestic demand, prices and exports. Employment, investment, productivity and profitability indicators are also presented.

    Release date: 2010-06-24

  • Articles and reports: 11F0024M20050008659
    Description:

    Traditionally rates of return in the agriculture sector have been calculated on the market value of the assets as opposed to the historical cost. In other sectors rates of return are calculated on the basis of the historical cost of the assets which has meant that rates of returns in agriculture are not comparable to those in other sectors.

    This paper calculates rates of return for incorporated farms, based on the historical cost of the assets and compares these rates of returns to those in other sectors. It also measures the impact of capital gains on the rates of return for the agriculture sector. In the final section of the paper we measure the level of risk with the rates of return both in the agricultural sector and in other sectors.

    Release date: 2005-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2003002
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report analyses the growth of information and communications technology (ICT) industries and science-based industries. It includes statistics on gross domestic product (GDP), employment, productivity, profitability, knowledge workers, investments in research and development, and expenditures on information and communications technology.

    Release date: 2003-05-15

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2002056
    Description:

    This paper examines the food-retailing sector of the Canadian economy for the period 1990 to 1998, using profitability as a measure of performance.

    Release date: 2002-09-20
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