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A perspective on the U.S.-Canada manufacturing productivity gap
February, 2001, Vol. 124, No. 2
Lucy P. Eldridge
Senior Economist, Office of Productivity and Technology, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Mark K. Sherwood
Chief, Division of Foreign Labor Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The U.S. advantage over Canada in manufacturing productivity growth during the 1990s, as measured by BLS, was led by dramatic growth in information-technology-related industries and does not appear to be significantly affected by the use of different statistical methods by the two countries
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