Webinar Technical 4POINT0 | Measuring the impact of innovation using microdata

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Measuring the impact of innovation using microdata

This webinar will aim to:

Provide an example of how micro data can be used to evaluate innovation policy;

Provide an overview of a powerful tool for business micro data analysis at Statistics Canada;

Highlight the potential of the Linkable File Environment (LFE), Business Innovation and Growth Support (BIGS) program, and the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database (CEEDD);

Discuss how users can take advantage of this data environment to respond to their analytical needs.


  • Rashid Nikzad, Treasury Board Secretariat


  • Julio Rosa, Statistics Canada
  • Alexander Whalley, University of Calgary

February 28, 2022, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST)

MS Teams meeting

For more information, contact 4point0@polymtl.ca


Julio Rosa, Statistics Canada

Julio Rosa possède 20 années d’expérience en analyse et dans la publication de travaux de recherche économique dans le domaine des changements technologiques, de l’innovation et de la recherche et développement. Depuis 2014, il est le gestionnaire responsable du programme sur les indicateurs d’entrepreneuriat et de l’environnement de fichiers couplables entreprises (EFC) qui contient l’ensemble des données du registre canadien des entreprises; une vingtaine d’enquêtes ainsi que les données administratives du Canada.

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Alexander Whalley, University of Calgary

Alexander Whalley is Associate Professor of Economics and the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. He also serves as a Lab Economist at the Creative Destruction Lab – Rockies and a research fellow with the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland – College Park and was a visiting scholar at Stanford University and the University of California – Berkeley. Professor Whalley’s research focuses on economics of innovation, urban economics, labor economics, and economic history. His research is focused on the determinants of productivity, how university technology affects regional growth, and the effects of accountability on government performance. Professor Whalley teaches courses in economics and real estate.

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This content has been updated on 2022-03-29 at 22 h 11 min.