Corpus ID: 154744716

Structural Unemployment and Technological Change in Canada, 1990-1999

  title={Structural Unemployment and Technological Change in Canada, 1990-1999},
  author={Finance Canada},
  • Finance Canada
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • In this paper we examine the impact of technological change on unemployment and employment in Canada. We focus in particular on the argument that an increase in the pace of technological change has been responsible for Canada’s poor employment performance in the 1990s. We outline some economic models in which such a possibility could arise, and then examine a variety of labour market data for Canada to see whether the predictions from these models match the Canadian experience. We find that… CONTINUE READING

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