Economic research at Statistics Canada - Webinar
John R. Baldwin Director of the Economic Analysis Division – Statistics Canada and team

John Baldwin and his team at Statistics Canada have a long history of research on productivity, investment, capacity utilization and general economic questions. In this webinar for CABE, John and his team will focus on a number of their current economic research programs. The topics will include:

The productivity material stemming from the recent release “Productivity: What Is It? How Is It Measured?”

  • A comparison of Canada/US investment intensity patterns.
  • A new data set examining long term growth in the Canadian provinces and convergence tendencies.
  • A new data set on city-level GDP .

John R. Baldwin is Director of the Economic Analysis Division at Statistics Canada. His research has been broadly focused on issues in industrial economics and productivity. He has written extensively on innovation and productivity performance in Canada—with papers published in Statistics Canada’s Canadian Productivity Review. John received his BA in economics from Queen’s University, his PhD from Harvard and did post-doctoral work at Chicago. He taught at Queen’s University from 1970 to 1989, was a Research Associate and then Research Director at the Economic Council from 1990 to 1992, and was with the Canadian Centre for Management Development in 1992-1993.>