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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X20010075883
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper describes the incidence of training activity and the duration of training episodes during the 1990s among adult Canadians who were not full- or part-time students.

    Release date: 2001-09-12

  • Articles and reports: 81-003-X20000035715
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study explores why female university students, who outnumber male students, remain underrepresented in several professions, including engineering.

    Release date: 2001-06-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 81-586-X
    Description:

    In today's emerging knowledge societies, the capacity of labour markets, firms and individuals to adjust to change, improve productivity and capitalize on technological innovation depends in large measure on the skills of the adult population. Improving the stock of skills available to the economy through investment in adult education and workplace learning has therefore become an issue of considerable strategic importance. But how are the Canadian markets for adult education and training evolving?

    This report presents, for the first time, evidence on the development of adult education and training in Canada during the last decade. Examined are not only broad trends in the demand and supply of adult education, but also the factors contributing to observed developments. Survey data collected in 1998 allow readers to gauge the current situation and make comparisons over time and across Canadian provinces. The findings indicate, first, that growth in adult education participation has slowed in recent years, and second, that there are major differences between the provinces in who gets trained, and how much.

    Release date: 2001-05-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 56-504-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Networked Canada is the first comprehensive compendium to be published by Statistics Canada on the information and communications technologies (ICT) sector. The compendium has been designed as a profile of the information society, focusing on current trends, as well as an historical overview of the growth and development of the Canadian ICT sector industries. The publication contains two main parts. The first provides a statistical overview of the ICT sector on the basis of key economic variables, including production, employment, international trade, revenue and R&D expenditure. A summary of international ICT sector comparisons for selected variables, using recent data published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is also included here. The ever widening use of, and access to ICTs in the home, at work, in schools and by governments is examined in the second part.

    Many different data sources have been used throughout the project, and while all efforts have been made to maximize the amount of data available, it has not been possible in all instances to consistently report for all ICT industries and all relevant variables. The conversion to the new North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) has largely contributed to these difficulties, and it is expected that a greater range of data will be available once all of the survey programs begin reporting on the basis of this new industry classification.

    Release date: 2001-04-27

  • Journals and periodicals: 11F0024X
    Description:

    This product contains presentations made at Statistics Canada's annual Economic Conference which provides a forum for the exchange of empirical research among the business, government, research and labour communities. The conference is also a means to promote economic and socio-economic analysis while subjecting existing data to critical assessment as part of an ongoing process of statistical development and review.

    Release date: 2001-03-01

  • Articles and reports: 88F0017M2001009
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper examines the call for an international effort to co-ordinate the measuring of biotechnology so that the ensuing statistics and indicators maintain some level of international comparability.

    Release date: 2001-02-15

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005491
    Description:

    This chapter examines how productivity growth is measured, long- and short-run trends in productivity growth, the importance of productivity for economic growth and the contribution of productivity growth to the standard of living.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005492
    Description:

    This chapter explores whether the Canadian economy is restructuring toward higher productivity industries, and whether, at the industry level, productivity growth is passed on to consumers in the form of lower prices or to workers in the form of higher wages.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005494
    Description:

    This chapter examines long-run productivity growth trends in the Canadian and U.S. business and manufacturing sectors, and short-run growth in labour productivity.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005497
    Description:

    This chapter investigates changes in the way labour productivity moves over the course of the business cycle, and how short-run changes in labour productivity play out across industries.

    Release date: 2001-02-14
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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X20010075883
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper describes the incidence of training activity and the duration of training episodes during the 1990s among adult Canadians who were not full- or part-time students.

    Release date: 2001-09-12

  • Articles and reports: 81-003-X20000035715
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study explores why female university students, who outnumber male students, remain underrepresented in several professions, including engineering.

    Release date: 2001-06-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 81-586-X
    Description:

    In today's emerging knowledge societies, the capacity of labour markets, firms and individuals to adjust to change, improve productivity and capitalize on technological innovation depends in large measure on the skills of the adult population. Improving the stock of skills available to the economy through investment in adult education and workplace learning has therefore become an issue of considerable strategic importance. But how are the Canadian markets for adult education and training evolving?

    This report presents, for the first time, evidence on the development of adult education and training in Canada during the last decade. Examined are not only broad trends in the demand and supply of adult education, but also the factors contributing to observed developments. Survey data collected in 1998 allow readers to gauge the current situation and make comparisons over time and across Canadian provinces. The findings indicate, first, that growth in adult education participation has slowed in recent years, and second, that there are major differences between the provinces in who gets trained, and how much.

    Release date: 2001-05-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 56-504-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Networked Canada is the first comprehensive compendium to be published by Statistics Canada on the information and communications technologies (ICT) sector. The compendium has been designed as a profile of the information society, focusing on current trends, as well as an historical overview of the growth and development of the Canadian ICT sector industries. The publication contains two main parts. The first provides a statistical overview of the ICT sector on the basis of key economic variables, including production, employment, international trade, revenue and R&D expenditure. A summary of international ICT sector comparisons for selected variables, using recent data published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is also included here. The ever widening use of, and access to ICTs in the home, at work, in schools and by governments is examined in the second part.

    Many different data sources have been used throughout the project, and while all efforts have been made to maximize the amount of data available, it has not been possible in all instances to consistently report for all ICT industries and all relevant variables. The conversion to the new North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) has largely contributed to these difficulties, and it is expected that a greater range of data will be available once all of the survey programs begin reporting on the basis of this new industry classification.

    Release date: 2001-04-27

  • Journals and periodicals: 11F0024X
    Description:

    This product contains presentations made at Statistics Canada's annual Economic Conference which provides a forum for the exchange of empirical research among the business, government, research and labour communities. The conference is also a means to promote economic and socio-economic analysis while subjecting existing data to critical assessment as part of an ongoing process of statistical development and review.

    Release date: 2001-03-01

  • Articles and reports: 88F0017M2001009
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper examines the call for an international effort to co-ordinate the measuring of biotechnology so that the ensuing statistics and indicators maintain some level of international comparability.

    Release date: 2001-02-15

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005491
    Description:

    This chapter examines how productivity growth is measured, long- and short-run trends in productivity growth, the importance of productivity for economic growth and the contribution of productivity growth to the standard of living.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005492
    Description:

    This chapter explores whether the Canadian economy is restructuring toward higher productivity industries, and whether, at the industry level, productivity growth is passed on to consumers in the form of lower prices or to workers in the form of higher wages.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005494
    Description:

    This chapter examines long-run productivity growth trends in the Canadian and U.S. business and manufacturing sectors, and short-run growth in labour productivity.

    Release date: 2001-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 15-204-X19990005497
    Description:

    This chapter investigates changes in the way labour productivity moves over the course of the business cycle, and how short-run changes in labour productivity play out across industries.

    Release date: 2001-02-14
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