Data & Analysis


Canada’s Self-Employment Landscape

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Unlike the US — where self-employment has declined precipitously over the last decade — self-employment in Canada has been very consistent since 2001. As with the rest of the economy, self-employment in Canada has seen less volatility over the last 10 years than its American counterpart. But there have still been a number of significant developments.


What America’s Fastest-Growing Economies Have in Common

Midland and Odessa in West Texas. Pascagoula, a port town on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Fargo and Bismarck, the two largest cities in North Dakota. These were among the USA’s 10 fastest-growing metro economies in 2013, as ranked by growth in real gross metropolitan product (GMP), and they have a few things in common. For [...]