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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard G Lipsey; Alice Nakamura; Canada. Industry Canada.
|Notes:||Issued also in French under title: Les industries de services et l'économie du savoir.
Distributed by the Government of Canada Depository Services Program.
|Description:||xiii, 615 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction / Richard G. Libsey & Alice O. Nakamura --
Concepts and measures of productivity / W. Erwin Diewert & Alice O. Nakamura --
Policy challenges in the new economy / Richard G. Lipsey --
The services economy in Canada : an overview / Ram C. Acharya --
Relative wage patterns among the highly educated in a knowledge-based economy / Rene Morissette, Yuri Ostrovsky & Garnett Picot --
Knowledge-economy and services : perspectives and issues / William Watson --
Location effects, locational spillovers and the performance of Canadian information technology firms / Steven Globerman, Daniel Shapiro & Aidan Vining. Liberalization in China's key services sectors following accession to the World Trade Organization : some scenarios and issues of measurement / John Whalley --
Canada's experience with foreign direct investment : how different are services? / Walid Hejazi --
Productivity growth in the services industries : patterns, issues and the role of measurement / Anita Wolfl --
Innovations in the Canadian services sector / Petr Hanel --
Technology and the financial services industry / Edwin H. Neave. Liberalization of trade and investment in telecommunications services : a Canadian perspective / Zhiqi Chen --
The rural/urban location pattern of advanced services firms in an international perspective / C. Michael Wernerheim & Christopher A. Sharpe --
Productivity growth in services industries : a Canadian success story / Someshwar Rao, Andrew Sharpe & Jianmin Tang --
Services and the new economy : data needs and challenges / W. Erwin Diewert --
Services industries in a knowledge-based economy : summing up / Pierre Sauve.
|Series Title:||Industry Canada research series, 13.|
|Responsibility:||general editors, Richard G. Lipsey & Alice O. Nakamura.|