Recent trends in productivity: structural acceleration in the euro area and deceleration in the United States?
AbstractThere have been sharp movements in productivity growth in the euro area and in the United States recently, upwards in the former and downwards in the latter, which seem to be partly due to structural developments.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Banque de France in its journal Quarterly selection of articles - bulletin de la Banque de France.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 11 (Spring)
productivity; information and communication technology (ICT); sectoral dynamics; structural trends.;
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- F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- O33 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
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