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The authors wish to thank Heidi Ertl, Larry McKeown, Daniel April, Martin Turcotte, Heather Berrea and Lenka Mach, Statistics Canada and Pierre Montagnier, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Funding for this research was provided, in part, by the Canada Research Chairs program. It was first presented at the Statistics Canada Socio-economic Conference in May 2009, with support from Paula Thomson, Director, Business Special Surveys and Technology Statistics Division, Statistics Canada.