Working Papers


  • 26-February-2002

    English

    Plant Turnover and Productivity Growth in Canadian Manufacturing (STI Working Paper 2002/2)

    In this paper, we outline the size of the turnover in plants that have entered and exited the Canadian manufacturing sector over each of the last three decades. We also examine the contribution of plant turnover to labour productivity growth in the manufacturing sector over the three periods.

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  • 15-February-2002

    English

    Global Industrial Restructuring: Implications for Small Firms (STI Working Paper 2002/4)

    This paper assesses the drivers of global industrial restructuring and the impacts on small firms.

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  • 18-January-2002

    English

    Impact of the Adoption of Advanced ICTs on Firm Performance in the Canadian Manufacturing Sector (STI Working Paper 2002/1)

    This paper investigates the evolution of the industrial structure in the Canadian manufacturing sector and its relationship to technological change.

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  • 21-December-2001

    English

    The Internet and Business Performance (STI Digital Economy Paper 57)

    The Internet is providing firms with new ways to conduct business and exchange and communicate information and ideas. In doing so, it is enabling companies to improve efficiency and develop novel ways to co-ordinate activities.

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  • 2-December-2001

    English, Excel, 240kb

    2001/6 - Codes of Corporate Conduct: Expanded Review of their Contents

    Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are responding to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct.

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  • 1-December-2001

    English, Excel, 171kb

    2001/5 - The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Other Corporate Responsibility Instruments

    This paper examines the similarities and differences between the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and six other global instruments for corporate responsibility.

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  • 21-August-2001

    English

    The Renewal of the Old Economy: An International Comparative Perspective (STI Working Paper 2001/5)

    This paper presents international comparisons of the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to output and productivity growth during the 1990s.

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  • 18-June-2001

    English

    Productivity Growth in ICT-Producing and ICT-Using Industries: A Source of Growth Differentials in the OECD?, STI Working Paper 2001/4

    This paper examines the roles of the ICT-producing sector and of key ICT-using industries in overall productivity growth in OECD countries.

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  • 15-May-2001

    English

    Linking Entrepreneurship to Growth; STI Working Paper 2001/2

    By David B. Audretsch and Roy ThurikThis paper provides a link between the degree of entrepreneurial activity in a country and the growth performance.

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  • 9-May-2001

    English

    Linking Entrepreneurship to Growth (STI Working Paper 2001/2)

    This paper provides a link between the degree of entrepreneurial activity in a country and the growth performance.

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