Desmond Beckstead

Statistics Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Patterns of Corporate Diversification in Canada: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
John R. Baldwin, Desmond Beckstead, Guy Gellatly and Alice Peters
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 454 (79,479)
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diversification, vertical integration

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Changes in the Diversification of Canadian Manufacturing Firms (1973-1997): A Move to Specialization

Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies - Micro-Economic Analysis Div. Series 11F0019MIE No. 179
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2002
John R. Baldwin, Desmond Beckstead and Richard E. Caves
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Harvard University & Statistics Canada
Downloads 196 (192,502)
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Keywords: diversification, trade

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Knowledge Workers in Canada's Economy, 1971 to 2001

Insights on the Canadian Economy
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
John R. Baldwin and Desmond Beckstead
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division and Statistics Canada
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information and communications technology sector, knowledge-based economy, labour force, skills

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The Growth and Development of New Economy Industries

The Canadian Economy in Transition
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead and Guy Gellatly
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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communications industries, industries, knowledge workers

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Are Knowledge Workers Found Only in High-Technology Industries?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead and Guy Gellatly
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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high technology industries, information and communication technologies, knowledge worker

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Urban Economies and Productivity

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin, W. Mark Brown, David L. Rigby and Desmond Beckstead
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Geography and Statistics Canada
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agglomeration economies, localization economies, productivity, urban economies

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Cities and Growth: Earnings Levels Across Urban and Rural Areas: The Role of Human Capital

The Canadian Economy in Transition, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 May 2010
Desmond Beckstead, W. Mark Brown, Yusu Guo and K. Bruce Newbold
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and McMaster University
Downloads 81 (371,709)
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agglomeration economies, human capital, urban–rural earnings differences

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From Labrador City to Toronto: The Industrial Diversity of Canadian Cities, 1992 to 2002

Insights on the Canadian Economy
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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census metropolitan areas, cities, industrial sector, industries, population distribution, urban areas

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The Importance of Entry to Canadian Manufacturing with an Appendix on Measurement Issues

Statistics Canada Analytical Studies-Micro-Economic Analysis Division Working Paper No. 189
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
John R. Baldwin, Desmond Beckstead and Andree Girard
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Government of Canada - Micro-Economic Analysis Division
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entry, measurement issues

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Cities and Growth: The Left Brain of North American Cities: Scientists and Engineers and Urban Growth

The Canadian Economy in Transition, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead, W. Mark Brown and Guy Gellatly
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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urban growth, human capital, scientists and engineers, urban amenities

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Dimensions of Occupational Changes in Canada's Knowledge Economy, 1971-1996

The Canadian Economy in Transition, Statistics Canada, 2003
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
Desmond Beckstead and Tara Vinodrai
Statistics Canada and Department of Geography and Environmental Management, and School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, University Of Waterloo
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earnings, knowledge-based economy

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New Economy: Using National Accounting Architecture to Estimate the Size of the High-Technology Economy

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 May 2009
Guy Gellatly, Desmond Beckstead and Sëan Burrows
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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information and communications technology, high-technology industries, technology use, national accounting

13.

A Decade of Growth: The Emerging Geography of New Economy Industries in the 1990s

Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead, W. Mark Brown, Guy Gellatly and Catherine Seaborn
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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information and communication technologies, rural areas, urban areas

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Provincial Income Disparities Through an Urban-Rural Lens: Evidence from the 2001 Census

Insights on the Canadian Economy, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
Downloads 45 (495,812)
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earnings, income gaps, labour market, rural population, urban population.

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An Anatomy of Growth and Decline: High-Tech Industries Through the Boom and Bust Years, 1997-2003

Statistics Canada, Insights on the Canadian Economy, 11-624-MIE No. 010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jul 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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bankruptcies, start-ups, computer services, information and communication technologies

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Hollowing-Out, Trimming-Down or Scaling-Up‘ an Analysis of Head Offices in Canada, 1999 to 2002

Economic Analysis (EA) Research Paper No. 019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin, Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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head offices, hollowing-out, agglomeration economies, information and communication technologies

17.

Cities and Growth: In Situ Versus Migratory Human Capital Growth

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead, W. Mark Brown and K. Bruce Newbold
Statistics Canada, Statistics Canada and McMaster University
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human capital, degree holders, urban economic growth, regional income disparities

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Head Office Employment in Canada, 1999 to 2005

Insights on the Canadian Economy, July 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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domestic control, foreign controlled investments, foreign corporations,

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Innovation Capabilities: Science and Engineering Employment in Canada and the United States

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead and Guy Gellatly
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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engineers, industrial innovations, research and development, sciences, scientists, technology

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Innovation Capabilities: Comparing Science and Engineering Employment in Canadian and U.S. Cities

The Canadian Economy in Transition Research Paper No. 012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 May 2009
Desmond Beckstead and W. Mark Brown
Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada
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human capital, science and engineering occupations, urban economies, innovation, economic growth and urban labour markets

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Canada's Investments in Science and Innovation: Is the Existing Concept of Research and Development Sufficient?

Posted: 09 Apr 2009
John R. Baldwin, Desmond Beckstead and Guy Gellatly
Statistics Canada - Microeconomic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada and Statistics Canada

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research and development, innovation costs, capitalization