The information economy in Canada : an "input-output" approach / by Yves Rabeau.: Co28-1/74-1991E-PDF

"The goal of this research project on the information economy is to evaluate the importance of the information sector in the Canadian economy and to construct a satellite account of the information sector using Statistics Canada's Input-Output Table. Our purpose is to propose a classification of information activities; to evaluate the proportion of information labour, the information content of industries, and the relationship between information employment and productivity; and to conduct an intersectoral analysis of information-intensive industries. This study is also aimed at evaluating the necessary inputs for the production of information and linking the information sector with other sectors of the economy. Finally, a few simulations are performed using the information satellite account"--Foreword.

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Department/Agency Canada. Communications Canada.
Canadian Workplace Automation Research Centre. Organizational Research Directorate‏.
Title The information economy in Canada : an "input-output" approach / by Yves Rabeau.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English]
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: L'économie de l'information au Canada : en approche « entrées-sorties ».
"Laval, April 1990."
Digitized edition from print [produced by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada].
Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-130).
Issued also in print format.
Publishing information Laval, Quebec : Department of Communications of Canada, Canadian Workplace Automation Research Centre, Organizational Research Directorate, 1990.
Author / Contributor Rabeau, Yves, author.
Description 1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations
Catalogue number
  • Co28-1/74-1991E-PDF
Subject terms Information technology
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