James is an economist in the Canadian Economic Analysis department, based in the Ontario Regional Office. He conducts research and analysis on key sectors of the Ontario economy and contributes to the quarterly Business Outlook Survey.
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Firms are at the forefront of adopting new technology. Using survey data from a global network of central banks, we assess the effects of digitalization on firms’ pricing and employment decisions.
Information technology (IT) is an increasingly integral part of everyday business and personal life reflecting the ongoing and accelerating digital transformation of the economy. In this paper, we present information gathered from a survey with export-oriented firms in the Canadian IT service industry and consultations with industry associations aimed at shedding light on this small but highly dynamic sector.