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International Productivity Monitor

2000 - 2018

Current editor(s): Andrew Sharpe, Executive Director

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Volume 34, issue Spring, 2018

Editor’s Overview pp. 1-2 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe
The Gains from More Competitive Regulation Settings in Canada pp. 3-20 Downloads
Aled ab Iorwerth and Carlos Rosell
Accounting for Slower Productivity Growth in the Canadian Business Sector after 2000: The Role of Capital Measurement Issues pp. 21-39 Downloads
Wulong Gu
Can the Kiwi Fly? Achieving Productivity Lift-off in New Zealand pp. 40-63 Downloads
Paul Conway
The Changing Structure of Global Value Chains: Are Central Hubs Key for Productivity? pp. 64-80 Downloads
Chiara Criscuolo and Jonathan Timmis
What Explains the Post-2004 U.S. Productivity Slowdown? pp. 81-109 Downloads
Alexander Murray
Cyclical Downturn or Slowing Trend? A Review Article on Productivity Puzzles across Europe pp. 110-117 Downloads
John Fernald
What's New About Capitalism?: A Review Article on Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy pp. 118-123 Downloads
Chad Syverson

Volume 33, issue Fall, 2017

World KLEMS: Productivity and Economic Growth in the World Economy: An Introduction pp. 1-7 Downloads
Dale W. Jorgenson
Recent Trends in Europe's Output and Productivity Growth Performance at the Sector Level, 2002-2015 pp. 8-23 Downloads
Bart van Ark and Kirsten Jäger
The Role of Capital Accumulation in the Evolution of Total Factor Productivity in Spain pp. 24-50 Downloads
Francisco Pérez and Eva Benages
Sources of Productivity and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1990-2013 pp. 51-76 Downloads
André Hofman, Claudio Aravena and Jorge Friedman
Argentina Was Not the Productivity and Economic Growth Champion of Latin America pp. 77-90 Downloads
Ariel Coremberg
How Does the Productivity and Economic Growth Performance of China and India Compare in the Post-Reform Era, 1981-2011? pp. 91-113 Downloads
Harry X. Wu, Deb Kusum Das, K. L. Krishna and Pilu Chandra Das
Can Intangible Investments Ease Declining Rates of Return on Capital in Japan? pp. 114-127 Downloads
Tsutomu Miyagawa, Miho Takizawa and Konomi Tonogi
Net Investment and Stocks of Human Capital in the United States, 1975-2013 pp. 128-149 Downloads
Michael S. Christian
ICT Prices and ICT Services: What Do They Tell Us About Productivity and Technology pp. 150-181 Downloads
David Byrne and Carol Corrado
Productivity Measurement in Global Value Chains pp. 182-193 Downloads
Marcel Timmer

Volume 32, issue Spring, 2017

Editors' Overview pp. 1-5 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe and Giuseppe Nicoletti
Total Factor Productivity in Advanced Countries: A Longterm Perspective pp. 6-24 Downloads
Antonin Bergeaud, Gilbert Cette and Remy Lecat
Decomposing the Productivity Wage Nexus in Selected OECD Countries, 1986-2013 pp. 25-43 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe and James Uguccioni
The Decoupling of Median Wages from Productivity in OECD Countries pp. 44-60 Downloads
Cyrille Schwellnus, Andreas Kappeler and Pierre-Alain Pionnier
The Relationship Between Global Value Chains and Productivity pp. 61-83 Downloads
Chiara Criscuolo and Jonathan Timmis
It’s a Small, Small World... A Guided Tour of the Belgian Production Network pp. 84-96 Downloads
Emmanuel Dhyne and Cedric Duprez
Firm-level Productivity Differences: Insights from the OECD’s MultiProd Project pp. 97-115 Downloads
Giuseppe Berlingieri, Patrick Blanchenay, Sara Calligaris and Chiara Criscuolo
Productivity and Reallocation: Evidence from the Universe of Italian Firms pp. 116-136 Downloads
Andrea Linarello and Andrea Petrella
Portugal: A Paradox in Productivity pp. 137-160 Downloads
Ricardo Pineheiro Alves
The Role of Urban Agglomerations for Economic and Productivity Growth pp. 161-179 Downloads
Rudiger Ahrend, Alexander Lembcke and Abel Schumann
Challenges in the Measurement of Public Sector Productivity in OECD 180 Countries pp. 180-195 Downloads
Edwin Lau, Zsuzsanna Lonti and Rebecca Schultz
Pro-Productivity Institutions: Learning from National Experience pp. 196-217 Downloads
Sean Dougherty and Andrea Renda

Volume 31, issue Fall, 2016

Editor's Overview pp. 1-2 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe
The Productivity Paradox of the New Digital Economy pp. 3-18 Downloads
Bart van Ark
The Industry Origins of Canada's Weaker Labour Productivity Performance and the Role of Structural Adjustment in the Post-2000 Period pp. 19-36 Downloads
John R. Baldwin and Michael Willox
Explaining the Gap between Productivity and Median Wage Growth in Canada, 1976-2014 pp. 37-56 Downloads
James Uguccioni
Two Books for the Price of One: Review Article of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon pp. 57-62 Downloads
Daniel Sichel
Comments on Daniel Sichel's Review Article on The Rise and Fall of American Growth pp. 63-67 Downloads
Robert J. Gordon
The Mystery of TFP pp. 68-87 Downloads
Nicholas Oulton
Decomposing Multifactor Productivity Growth in Canada by Industry and Province, 1997-2014 pp. 88-112 Downloads
Matthew Calver and Alexander Murray
Partial versus Total Factor Productivity Measures: An Assessment of their Strengths and Weaknesses pp. 113-126 Downloads
Alexander Murray

Volume 30, issue Spring, 2016

Editor's Overview pp. 1-3 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe
Are GDP and Productivity Up to the Challenges of the Digital Economy? pp. 4-27 Downloads
Nadim Ahmad and Paul Schreyer
Productivity in Mexico: Trends, Drivers and Institutional Framework pp. 28-42 Downloads
José López-Córdova and Juan Rebolledo Márquez Padilla
A Comparison of Productivity Developments in Canada and Australia: Lessons for Canada pp. 43-63 Downloads
Evan Capeluck
Productivity Growth in U.S. Agriculture: 1948-2013 pp. 64-76 Downloads
V. Eldon Ball, Richard Nehring and Sun Ling Wang
Estimating Total Factor Productivity Growth: Canadian Freight Railways, 1986 to 2009 pp. 77-97 Downloads
James Uguccioni
Productivity to the Rescue: Review Article on the McKinsey Global Institute Report Global Growth: Can Productivity Save the Day in an Aging World? pp. 98-110 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe
Do Poor Countries Catch Up to Rich Countries? Review Article on Productivity Convergence: Theory and Evidence by Edward Wolff pp. 111-117 Downloads
Jonathan Haskel
New and Promising Ideas in the Productivity Field: Review Article on Think Like an Enterprise: Why Nations Need Comprehensive Productivity Strategies by Robert Atkinson pp. 118-124 Downloads
Don Drummond

Volume 29, issue Fall, 2015

Editor’s Overview pp. 1-2 Downloads
Andrew Sharpe
The Role of Productivity in Long-Term Economic and Fiscal Projections for the Canadian Provinces and Territories, 2014-2038 pp. 3-17 Downloads
Don Drummond and Evan Capeluck
Productivity in Residential Care Facilities in Canada, 1984-2009 pp. 18-37 Downloads
Wulong Gu and Jiang Li
Comparing Agricultural Total Factor Productivity between Australia, Canada, and the United States, 1961-2006 pp. 38-59 Downloads
Yu Sheng, Eldon Ball and Katerina Nossal
Reconciling Gross Output TFP Growth with Value Added TFP Growth pp. 60-67 Downloads
Walter Diewert
On the Relationship between Gross Output-based TFP Growth and Value Added-based TFP Growth: An Illustration Using Data from Australian Industries pp. 68-82 Downloads
Matthew Calver
Progress on the Mystery of Productivity: A Review Article on the OECD Report 'The Future of Productivity' pp. 83-88 Downloads
Don Drummond
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