Demand fluctuations and productivity of service industries
AbstractThis paper estimates production functions for six narrowly defined personal-service industries, by using unique establishment-level data on service industries in Japan. In almost all the examined service industries, significant negative effects of demand variation on establishment-level productivity are found.
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Service industry; Productivity; Demand fluctuation; Paid leave;
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- MORIKAWA Masayuki, 2008. "Demand Fluctuations and Productivity of Service Industries," Discussion papers 08030, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).
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