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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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July 29, 2016
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR, 2014/2015

Nova Scotia's higher education sector research and development (R&D) spending increased by 5.8 per cent in 2014/2015.  This is consistent with the average pace of growth since 2000.  Across much of the rest of the country (except for Newfoundland and Labrador), higher education R&D spending slowed or declined last year.  Overall, Nova Scotia's higher ...

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July 29, 2016
CANADA GDP BY INDUSTRY, MAY 2016

Real GDP in Canada declined 0.6 per cent in May following a 0.1 per cent increase in April.

Output of goods-producing industries declined 2.8 per cent in May, affected by wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta that month.

The mining, quarrying and o...

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July 29, 2016
US GDP 2016 Q2 (ADVANCE ESTIMATE)

The US economy (real GDP) grew at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2016, an improvement over the revised first quarter growth rate of 0.8 per cent. For comparison, Canadian real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 2.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2016.              ...

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July 29, 2016
EU AND EURO AREA GDP, Q2 2016 (FLASH ESTIMATE)

Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.3 per cent in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4 per cent in the EU28 during the second quarter of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the first quarter of 2016, GDP grew by 0.6 per cent in the euro area and by ...

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July 29, 2016
EU AND EURO AREA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, JUNE 2016

Unemployment rates in Europe remained stable in June.  The Euro Area unemployment rate was 10.1 per cent while the broader European Union had unemployment of 8.6 per cent.  Both rates are unchanged from May.  

Before and during the recession of 2008-2009, European unemployment rates were similar to those reported in Nova Scotia.  However, during Eu...

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