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Rao, P. Someshwar (Ponugoti Someshwar) 1947-

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Works: 72 works in 209 publications in 2 languages and 2,049 library holdings
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: HC120.I52, 338.060971
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Publications about P. Someshwar Rao
Publications by P. Someshwar Rao
Most widely held works by P. Someshwar Rao
Productivity issues in Canada ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five research papers on productivity identify key reasons for Canada's poor record and describe the nature of the country's productivity growth. Particular attention is given to trends and determinants, innovation, investment, global linkages, the "new economy", and social aspects of productivity. Charts and diagrams provide visual representations of the data. Contributors include economists, consultants, and scholars from North America (especially Canada) and Europe. There is no index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Canada's productivity performance by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Foreign direct investment and APEC economic integration by Ash Ahmad( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Governance structure, corporate decision-making and firm performance in North America by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Are Canadian-controlled manufacturing firms less productive than their foreign-controlled counterparts? by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
R & D propensity and productivity performance of foreign-controlled firms in Canada by Jianmin Tang( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Canadian-based multinationals : an analysis of activities and performance by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
An econometric analysis of labour productivity in Canadian industries by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Impact of Canada-U.S. free trade on the Canadian economy by Sunder Magun( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
U.S.-Canada productivity gap, scale economies, and the gains from freer trade by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The relative impact of wage-price controls and wage-indexation on economic growth and price stability by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The Asia Pacific rim : opportunities and challenges to Canada by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Les enjeux de la productivité au Canada ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in French and English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Cracking Canada's productivity conundrum by P. Someshwar Rao( Article )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
In order to sustain economic growth Canada will need to boost productivity and innovation, and federal policies to foster a more competitive business environment will be just as important as directly supporting innovation for achieving this goal. In his broad review of the determinants of productivity growth Rao finds that there are three main challenges in Canada. First, while innovation and the adoption of technologies are by far the most important direct drivers of productivity, Canada remains a laggard compared with other industrialized nations in this area, due to insufficient investment in research and development (R&D) and the equipment that embodies new technologies. A second important factor is the relatively large number of small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada. Because of their small size, these firms are unable to benefit from production techniques that require a certain minimum scale to be profitable, hampering their ability to grow. Finally, competition and firm dynamics within industries are critically important for spurring innovation and productivity.--Document
Foreign direct investment trends : a Canadian perspective by Ram Acharya( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of multinational companies have increased in the 1990s and early 21st century all over the world. Available research suggests that the long term economic benefits from FDI outweigh possible short term economic adjustment difficulties in host countries, provided they have a competitive business climate and flexible and dynamic factor and product markets. The main objective of this report is to review global and Canadian trends in FDI and to identify the major factors that shape these trends, such as rules and changing economic environments. An additional focus is on the hollowing-out debate and describing the current state of play in Canada regarding the trends. The final part of the paper contains a review of the economic impacts from FDI to host economics, and then summary conclusions on the topics.--Includes text from document
What explains the Canada-U.S. TFP gap? by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The objective of this paper, using panel data on 41 industries, is to analyze the factors accounting for the Canada-U.S. TFP (total factor productivity) gap in the business sector. It discusses differences in machinery and equipment (M&E) capital labour ratio, and trade openness and capacity utilization to explain the gap across industries over time
What explains the Canada-U.S. capital intensity gap? by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Canada's per-capita gross domestic product (GDP) was about 15 percent below the U.S. level in 2005 and the gap widened slightly in the years that followed. The Canada-U.S. labour productivity level gap, according to many recent studies, accounted for almost the entire real income gap between the two countries. The gap in capital-labour ratio explained directly about 10 percent of the business sector labour productivity gap in 2004. The remaining 90 percent of the labour productivity gap was due to the gap in total factor productivity (TFP). The objective of this paper, using panel data on 41 industries, is to analyze the factors accounting for the Canada-U.S. TFP gap in the business sector.--Document
Role of FDI in the Canadian economy : a synthesis of empirical research by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This paper reviews trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational production in Canada and Canada's direct investment abroad (CDIA), and provides an assessment of their impact on the Canadian economy
Productivity growth in service industries : a Canadian success story by P. Someshwar Rao( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
North American economic integratio opportunities and challenges for Canada by P. Someshwar Rao( file )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Rao, P. S
Rao, P. S. 1947-
Rao, P. S. (Ponugoti Someshwar), 1947-
Rao, P. Someshwar
Rao, P. Someshwar 1947-
Rao, Ponagoti S. 1947-
Rao, Ponagoti Someshwar 1947-
Rao, Ponugoti Someswara
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Rao, Someshwar
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Rao, Someshwar P
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Rao, Someshwar P. (Someshwar Ponugoti), 1947-
Someshwar Rao, Ponagoti 1947-
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English (83)
French (7)
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