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  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1995086
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    This study examines the factors influencing a firm's decision to train, using data taken from several recent Statistic Canada surveys that explore advanced technology use by Canadian manufacturing plants. Advanced technology adoption has been both rapid and pervasive, leading to concerns about whether technology use is associated with an increase or a decrease in workers' skills. Based on the data collected through two surveys, this paper examines the relationship between technology use and the skill level of workers. It does so by first reporting on the opinions of managers of Canadian manufacturing establishments, who indicate that technology use leads to skill increases. Second, this paper examines the relationship between a plant's decision to train and certain other characteristics of the plant, including its technology use. Third, it investigates the factors related to the location of training in order to determine whether the training done by plants imparts primarily generic skills or plant-specific skills. Finally, it reports on survey results that show plants that introduced new technologies had to increase their expenditures for training.

    Release date: 1995-11-30

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1995078
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    This paper investigates the dynamics of job reallocation in the manufacturing sector of Canada. It does so by examining the pattern and magnitude of job gain, job loss, and total job turnover due to growth and decline of some firms, and entry and exit of other firms. It also investigates how the effect of cyclical as opposed to structural influences on job turnover have changed over time. Finally, the paper investigates whether the pattern and magnitude of job turnover differ across industries and across regions, and whether the differences are either caused by differences in cyclical sensitivity of job creation and job destruction or in the extent to which restructuring is taking place.

    Release date: 1995-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950021601
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    Canadian manufacturers surveyed earlier this year reported some hiring problems. A glance at the type of labour shortages cited by small and large firms.

    Release date: 1995-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950011776
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    The automotive industry comprises not only the manufacture or assembly of automotive parts and vehicles, but also the distribution, servicing and maintenance of the finished products. This article looks at the workforce involved in this important industry.

    Release date: 1995-03-08

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  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1995086
    Description:

    This study examines the factors influencing a firm's decision to train, using data taken from several recent Statistic Canada surveys that explore advanced technology use by Canadian manufacturing plants. Advanced technology adoption has been both rapid and pervasive, leading to concerns about whether technology use is associated with an increase or a decrease in workers' skills. Based on the data collected through two surveys, this paper examines the relationship between technology use and the skill level of workers. It does so by first reporting on the opinions of managers of Canadian manufacturing establishments, who indicate that technology use leads to skill increases. Second, this paper examines the relationship between a plant's decision to train and certain other characteristics of the plant, including its technology use. Third, it investigates the factors related to the location of training in order to determine whether the training done by plants imparts primarily generic skills or plant-specific skills. Finally, it reports on survey results that show plants that introduced new technologies had to increase their expenditures for training.

    Release date: 1995-11-30

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M1995078
    Description:

    This paper investigates the dynamics of job reallocation in the manufacturing sector of Canada. It does so by examining the pattern and magnitude of job gain, job loss, and total job turnover due to growth and decline of some firms, and entry and exit of other firms. It also investigates how the effect of cyclical as opposed to structural influences on job turnover have changed over time. Finally, the paper investigates whether the pattern and magnitude of job turnover differ across industries and across regions, and whether the differences are either caused by differences in cyclical sensitivity of job creation and job destruction or in the extent to which restructuring is taking place.

    Release date: 1995-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950021601
    Description:

    Canadian manufacturers surveyed earlier this year reported some hiring problems. A glance at the type of labour shortages cited by small and large firms.

    Release date: 1995-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950011776
    Description:

    The automotive industry comprises not only the manufacture or assembly of automotive parts and vehicles, but also the distribution, servicing and maintenance of the finished products. This article looks at the workforce involved in this important industry.

    Release date: 1995-03-08

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