Have small firms created a disproportionate share of new jobs in Canada?
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Have small firms created a disproportionate share of new jobs in Canada? A reassessment of the facts by W. G. Picot

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Published by Analytical Studies Branch, Statistics Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Job creation -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Small business -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Labor supply -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby G.Picot, J. Baldwin and R. Dupuy.
SeriesResearch paper series / Analytical Studies Branch -- no.71, Research paper series (Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch) -- no.71
ContributionsBaldwin, John R., Dupuy, R., Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch., Canadian Economics Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17225149M
ISBN 100662217047

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