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Gera, Surendra

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Works: 53 works in 159 publications in 2 languages and 1,378 library holdings
Classifications: HD5728, 338.060971
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Most widely held works by Surendra Gera
Information technology and labour productivity growth : an empirical analysis for Canada and the United States by Surendra Gera ( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines two questions for Canada and the United States, using a set of Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development databases: the extent to which investments in information technology (IT) have contributed to labour productivity growth; and whether domestic and international IT research and development spillovers are important for labour productivity growth. Begins with a literature review of recent empirical studies, then describes the empirical model and the data sources used. Regression results are presented for the two countries and policy issues raised by the analysis are discussed
Employment performance in the knowledge-based economy by Surendra Gera ( Book )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canadian unemployment : lessons from the 80s and challenges for the 90s : a compendium by Economic Council of Canada ( Book )
8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Capital-embodied technical change and the productivity growth slowdown in Canada by Surendra Gera ( Book )
8 editions published in 1998 in English and French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Previous empirical studies on productivity growth have been inconclusive in identifying the causes of the slowdown since 1973. The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of the causes of the slowdown by estimating the effects of capital-embodied technical change (the vintage effect, whereby old capital in mature industries is less productive than new capital) on productivity growth in Canada. It examines the implications of 3 issues for the slowdown: whether the vintage effect is an important factor; the implications of the "catch-up" effect for Canadian industries; the impact of growth in the capital-labour ratio. The study describes the empirical model, gives data & basic statistics & then provides the empirical analysis. Finally, it identifies sources of productivity slowdown
Technology and the demand for skills : an industry-level analysis by Surendra Gera ( Book )
9 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This paper examines the effect of technological change on the relative demand for skilled workers across Canadian industries. Using data from a number of Canadian labour market surveys, the paper examines whether skill intensity has risen across industries over the 1981-1994 period, and whether biased technological change is the main cause of the shift in demand toward skilled workers. The paper develops two industry-based skill measures: one based on the skill classification identified in the National Occupational Classification (NOC), and the other based on the skill classification scheme proposed by Wolff and Baumol. It then combines data on skills with four industry-level measures of technology: the stock of research and development (R&D), the stock of patents used by the industry, total factor productivity, and the age of the capital stock
Creating jobs in the private sector : evidence from the Canadian employment tax credit program by Surendra Gera ( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foreign direct investment and productivity growth : the Canadian host-country experience by Surendra Gera ( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This paper analyzes the impact of technology transfers and spillovers from inward foreign direct investment (FDI) on the production cost and structure of Canadian industries. Specifically, it estimates the effects of inward FDI on the cost of production, and it examines the impact of FDI on the structure of production, i.e., the effects on demand for factors such as capital, labour, intermediate goods and R&D capital. The analysis controls for domestic and international R&D spillovers
Job search behaviour, unemployment, and wage gain in Canadian labour markets by Abrar Hasan ( Book )
6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The effect of organizational innovation and information technology on firm performance by Wulong Gu ( )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The knowledge-based economy : shifts in industrial output by Surendra Gera ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The study examines the extent and nature of changes in the Canadian industrial structure by addressing four policy-related questions: what has been the extent of structural change in the Canadian economy?; has the pace of structural change been accelerating?; is the Canadian economy becoming more innovative?; Is it increasing its use of knowledge, technology, skills, etc?; and, what are the key factors driving this structural change: final domestic demand, exports, imports, or technical change (measured by changes in input/output coefficients)?
Effet des innovations organisationnelles et des technologies de l'information dur le rendement des entreprises by Wulong Gu ( )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans ce document, on vise à déterminer si les investissements dans les technologies de l'information et des communications, combinés à des changements organisationnels et aux compétences des travailleurs, contribuent à améliorer le rendement des entreprises canadiennes
Search unemployment and the resulting wage : a test of two models with Canadian data by Surendra Gera ( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects of job search in Canada by Abrar Hasan ( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Structural imbalances in Canadian labour markets by Surendra Gera ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Job search, duration of unemployment and subsequent wage gain by Surendra Gera ( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interindustry wage differentials and efficiency wages : some Canadian evidence by Surendra Gera ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Chômage au Canada : une vue rétrospective et prospective : recueil ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse de ce phénomène dans ses diverses dimensions: nature et persistance du chômage, disparités entre les régions, mobilité sectorielle de la main-d'oeuvre, écarts de salaires, incidence du chômage de longue durée sur les politiques, etc
Sectoral labour mobility and unemployment in Canada by Surendra Gera ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technologie de l'information et croissance de la productivité du travail : analyse empirique de la situation au Canada et aux États-Unis by Surendra Gera ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recherche d'emploi, chômage et gains salariaux sur le marché du travail by Abrar Hasan ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in French and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gera, S
Gera, Surendra Kumar
Languages
English (82)
French (24)