Productivity Research at Statistics Canada – The Canada-US Productivity Gap and other Measurement Issues


John R. Baldwin Director of the Economic Analysis Division – Statistics Canada

John Baldwin and his team at Statistics Canada have a long history of research on productivity, investment, capacity utilization. In his presentation for TABE, John is going to focus on some of the measurement challenges in working with productivity estimates and rrecent research of his group.

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.

This article shows the slides used by John Baldwin at a TABE presentation on 131009  The video below, showing the slides synchronized to the talk, is available only to registered NATIONAL members.  You must login with NATIONAL members credentials  to see it.