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July 2010
The role of inventories in recent business cycles.

May 2010
The accelerated pace of the 2008-2009 downturn.

April 2010
Year-end review of 2009.

March 2010
Seasonal adjustment and identifying economic trends.

February 2010
The impact of age, income, and family structure on homeownership.

January 2010
The changing cyclical behaviour of labour productivity.

December 2009
Differences in Canadian and US income levels, 1961-2008.

November 2009
1. What does the Pension Satellite Account tell about Canada’s pension system?
2. Canada’s employment downturn.

October 2009 
Canada’s international trade during the recession.

September 2009 
Trends in GDP and self-employment of unincorporated enterprises, 1987 - 2005.

August 2009
The evolution of the Canadian manufacturing sector.

June 2009
A National Accounts perspective on recent financial events.

May 2009 
Cyclical changes in output and employment.

April 2009
2008 in Review.

March 2009
the impact of recessions in the United States on Canada.

January 2009
Are monthly changes in the economy becoming more volatile?

December 2008
Terms of trade in central Canada.

November 2008
The role of natural resources in Canada’s economy.

October 2008
Trends in employment and wages, 2002 to 2007.

August 2008
Over a barrel? Canada and the rising cost of energy.

June 2008
Food Prices: A boon for producers, a buffer for consumers.

May 2008
From lagging to leading: Newfoundland and Saskatchewan dig into the resource boom.

April 2008
Turbulent stability: Canada’s economy in 2007.

March 2008
Loonie tunes: Industry exposure to the rising exchange rate.

February 2008
Tracking value-added trade: Examining global inputs to exports.

January 2008
The Terms of Trade and Domestic Spending.

December 2007
Cross-border shopping and the loonie: Not what it used to be.

November 2007
Trading with a giant: An update on Canada-China trade.

October 2007
The new underground economy of subsoil resources: no longer hewers of wood and drawers of water.

September 2007
From roads to rinks: Government Spending on Infrastructure in Canada, 1961 to 2005.

August 2007
Not Dutch Disease, it’s China Syndrome.

June 2007
Labour Force Projections for Canada, 2006-2031.

May 2007
Canada’s Changing Auto Industry.

April 2007
Year end review: westward ho!

March 2007
Recent trends in output and employment.

February 2007
1. Federal government revenue and spending by province: a scorecard of winners and losers in confederation?
2. Canada’s unemployment mosaic, 2000 to 2006.

January 2007
Work hours instability

December 2006
Trade liberalization and the Canadian clothing market.

November 2006
The changing composition of the merchandise trade surplus.

October 2006
National and regional trends in business bankruptcies 1980-2005.

September 2006
The Alberta economic juggernaut: The boom on the rose.

August 2006
Converging gender roles.

July 2006
Head office employment in Canada, 1999 to 2005.

June 2006
From she to she: changing patterns of women in the Canadian labour force.

May 2006
The west coast boom.

April 2006
1. The year in review: the revenge of the old economy.
2. Recent trends in corporate finance.

March 2006
1. Canada’s place in world trade, 1990-2005.
2. Changes in foreign control under different regulatory climates: multinationals in Canada.

February 2006
Emerging patterns in the labour market: a reversal from the 1990s.

January 2006
Multipliers and outsourcing: how industries interact with each other and affect GDP.

December 2005
1. Is Canada’s manufacturing lagging compared with the US?
2. Wholesalers of pharmaceutical products: a vibrant industry.

November 2005
Rising energy prices: how big a shock to consumers and industry?

October 2005
Socio-demographic factors in the current housing market.

September 2005
Long-run cycles in business investment.

August 2005
Provincial income disparities through an urban-rural lens.

June 2005
Canada's trade and investment with China.

May 2005
1. Canada's natural resource exports.
2. Federal personal income tax: slicing the pie.

April 2005
Canada's economic growth in review.

March 2005
1. Recent changes in the labour market.
2. Canada's textile and clothing industries.

February 2005
The soaring loonie and international travel.

January 2005
1. Using RRSPs before retirement.
2. The output gap between Canada and the US: The role of productivity 1994-2002.

December 2004
National versus Domestic Output: A Measure of Economic Maturity?

November 2004
Social Assistance by Province, 1993-2003.

October 2004
Four decades of creative destruction: Renewing Canada's manufacturing base from 1961-1999.

September 2004
Canada's imports by country.

August 2004
Social assistance use: Trends in incidence, entry and exit rates.

June 2004
Canada’s Trade with China.

May 2004
1. A diffusion index for GDP.
2. Provincial GDP in 2003.

April 2004
Year-end review.

March 2004
Terms of trade, GDP and the exchange rate.

February 2004
1. The labour market in 2003.
2. The recent growth of floriculture.

January 2004
Research and development in the service sector.

December 2003
Recent trends in retailing.

November 2003
1. The changing role of inventories in the business cycle.
2. Ontario-US power outage: impact on hours worked.

October 2003
Canadian foreign affiliates, 1999 to 2001.

September 2003
Information technology workers.

August 2003
The impact of self-employment on productivity growth in Canada and the US.

June 2003
The import intensity of provincial exports.

May 2003
1. Do Canadians pay more than Americans for the same products?
2. Provincial growth in 2002.

April 2003
Recent trends in spending and savings in Canada and the US.

March 2003
Year-end Review.

February 2003
2002—A good year in the labour market.

January 2003
The labour market: Up north, down south.

December 2002
Cyclical implications of the rising import content in exports.

November 2002
The digital divide in Canada.

October 2002
The effect of dividend flows on Canadian incomes.

September 2002
Are knowledge-based jobs better?

August 2002
The effects of recessions on the services industries.

June 2002
Recent trends in the merchandise trade balance.

May 2002
1. Foreign affiliate trade statistics: how goods and services are delivered in international markets.
2. Provincial GDP in 2001.

April 2002
Economic trends in 2001.

March 2002
Output of information and communications technologies.

February 2002
The labour market in 2001.

January 2002
After the layoff.

December 2001
Tracking the business cycle: monthly analysis of the economy at Statistics Canada, 1926-2001.

November 2001
1. Mergers, acquisitions and foreign control.
2. The labour market in the week of September 11.

October 2001
Electronic commerce and technology use in Canadian business.

September 2001
Time lost due to industrial disputes.

August 2001
Interprovincial productivity differences.

June 2001
Foreign control and corporate concentration.

May 2001
Experiencing low income for several years.

April 2001
Year-end review.

March 2001
1. Demography and the labour market.
2. Expenditure on GDP and business cycles.

February 2001
An updated look at the computer services industry.

January 2001
Plugging in: household internet use.

December 2000
Recent trends in provincial GDP.

November 2000
New hiring and permanent separations.

September 2000
Unemployment kaleidoscope.

August 2000
Income inequality in North America: does the 49th parallel still matter?

June 2000
Brain drain and brain gain: part II, the immigration of knowledge workers to Canada.

May 2000
Brain drain and brain gain: part I, the emigration of knowledge workers from Canada.

April 2000
Year-end review.

March 2000
Advanced technology use in manufacturing during the 1990s.

February 2000
1. Women’s and men’s earnings.
2. The labour market in the 1990s.

January 2000
The labour market in the 1990s.

December 1999
Patterns of inter-provincial migration, 1982-95.

November 1999
The importance of exports to GDP and jobs.

October 1999
Supplementary measures of unemployment.

September 1999
Productivity growth in Canada and the United States.

August 1999
Saving for retirement: self-employed vs. employees.

June 1999
Entertainment services: a growing consumer market.

May 1999
Seasonality in employment.

April 1999
Year-end review.

March 1999
The role of self-employment in job creation in Canada and the United States.

February 1999
Canadians connected.

January 1999
Long-term prospects of the young.

December 1998
Canada — US labour market comparison.

November 1998
”Can I help you?”: household spending on services.

October 1998
Labour force participation in the 1990s.

September 1998
What is happening to earnings inequality and youth wages in the 1990s?

August 1998
The cellular telephone industry: birth, evolution, and prospects.

July 1998
Employment insurance in Canada: recent trends and policy changes.

June 1998
Provincial trends in GDP.

May 1998
Are jobs less stable in the services sector?

April 1998
Economic trends in 1997.

March 1998
Business demographics, volatility and change in the service sector.

February 1998
Differences in earnings inequality by province, 1982-94.

January 1998
Regional disparities and non-permanent employment.

December 1997
Corporate financial trends in Canada and the United States, 1961-1996.

November 1997
1. Trucking in a borderless market – an industry profile.
2. A profile of the self-employed.

October 1997
Earnings patterns by age and sex.

September 1997
Are Canadians more likely to lose their jobs in the 1990s?

August 1997
Factors affecting technology adoption: a comparison of Canada and the United States.

July 1997
1. Measuring the age of retirement.
2. Trading travellers – international travel trends.

June 1997
Provincial economic trends in 1996.

May 1997
Youths and the labour market.

April 1997
Year-end review.

February 1997
An overview of permanent layoffs.

January 1997
1. RRSP withdrawals revisited.
2. REPO transactions between residents of Canada and non-residents.

December 1996
Access to the information highway.

November 1996
Job creation, wages and productivity in manufacturing.

October 1996
The effect of rebasing on GDP.

September 1996
The changing workweek: trends in weekly hours of work.

August 1996
The concentration of job creation in companies.

July 1996
Recent trends in provincial growth.

June 1996
Do earnings rise until retirement?

May 1996
Technology and competitiveness in Canadian manufacturing establishments.

April 1996
Economic developments in 1995.

March 1996
The labour force survey: 50 years old.

February 1996
Alternative measures of business cycles in Canada: 1947-1992.

January 1996
Changes in job tenure since 1981.

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