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A Crisis of Capital: Canadian Workers Need More Tools, Buildings and Equipment

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December 16, 2015
A Crisis of Capital: Canadian Workers Need More Tools, Buildings and Equipment

For the first time since the 2008-2009 economic crisis and recession, capital investment by business has declined, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “A Crisis of Capital: Canadian Workers Need More Tools, Buildings and Equipment,” authors Benjamin Dachis, William B.P. Robson and Aaron Jacobs show that, after several years of improvements in business investment per worker, Canada is slipping behind her peers.

 

Author(s):

Aaron Jacobs, Researcher, C.D. Howe Institute
Benjamin Dachis, Associate Director, Research
Benjamin Dachis
William B.P. Robson, President and Chief Executive Officer
William B.P. Robson

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