Selected professional papers


How would we calculate an elementary price index if we had all the data we could ever want?”, May 2019.


Statistics Canada’s Broad Strategy for Business Statistics,” paper presented at the Second International Conference on Establishment Surveys, Buffalo, New York, June 2000.


PIPES and the Use of Statistics for Administrative Purposes,” paper prepared for the Conference of European Statisticians, Paris, June 2000.


Realizing and Measuring Quality Improvements in Provincial Economic Statistics,” paper presented at the annual Joint Statistical Association Meetings, Dallas, Texas, August 1998.


“Assessing the Size of the Underground Economy: The Statistics Canada Perspective,” in O. Lippert and M. Walker (eds.), The Underground Economy: Global Evidence of its Size and Impact, The Fraser Institute, Vancouver, B.C., 1997, pp. 11-36. Also published in the Canadian Economic Observer, Statistics Canada, May 1994.


“Statistics Canada’s Environmental Statistics Program: Information for Environmental Analysis and Assessment”, paper presented at the annual Joint Statistical Association Meetings, Toronto, Ontario, August 15, 1994.


“The Canadian National Accounts Environmental Component: A Status Report”, National Income and Expenditure Accounts, Annual Estimates, Statistics Canada, catalogue number 13-201, July 1994.


“The Timeliness of Quarterly Income and Expenditure Accounts: An International Comparison”, Australian Economic Indicators, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Catalogue No. 1350.0, September 1993.


“‘Reading’ Government Statistics: A User’s Guide”, Policy Options, volume 14, number 3, April 1993.


“The Treatment of the GST in the Income and Expenditure Accounts”, National Income and Expenditure Accounts, Statistics Canada, catalogue number 13 001, August 1991.


“The Allocation of Indirect Taxes and Subsidies to Components of Final Expenditure”, National Income and Expenditure Accounts, Statistics Canada, catalogue number 13-001, February 1991.


“Recent Trends in Wages”, Perspectives on Labour and Income, Statistics Canada, Winter 1990.


“A Technical Note on Laspeyres, Paasche and Chain Price Indexes in the Income and Expenditure Accounts” with Katherine Kemp, National Income and Expenditure Accounts, Statistics Canada, catalogue number 13-001, May 1989.


“Responses of Various Econometric Models to Selected Policy Shocks” with Brian O’Reilly and Graydon Paulin, Bank of Canada Technical Report #38, July 1983.


“Expected Inflation and Wage Changes in Canada, 1967-81” with Craig Riddell, Canadian Journal of Economics, volume 15, number 3, August 1982.


“Wage Changes: The Frequency of Wage Settlements, The Variability of Contract Length and ‘Locked-in’ Wage Adjustments” with D.A. Wilton, Economica, volume 45, August 1978.


“Revisions to the Income and Expenditure Accounts, 1953 to 1977”, National Income and Expenditure Accounts, Statistics Canada, catalogue number 13-001, August 1977.


“The Responsiveness of Canadian Imports of Selected Commodities to Changes in Activity and Price” with U.K. Chand and R.S. Danielson, Canadian Statistical Review, Statistics Canada, August 1977.

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