Productivity and prosperity in the information age
Kaïs Dachraoui, Tarek M. Harchaoui and Faouzi Tarkhani
In the late 1990s, the Canadian economy put on a remarkable performance. Economic growth was more rapid than in the 1981-1988 expansionary period (3.8% compared with 3.1%).
Canada's increase in multifactor productivity in the 1990s improved not only relative to the U.S. but also by international standards.
The authors are with Microeconomic Analysis Division. Kaïs Dachraoui can be reached at (613) 951-0746; Tarek M. Harchaoui, at (613) 951-9856; Faouzi Tarkhani, at (613) 951-5314 or email@example.com.