The effects of exports, technical change and markup on total factor productivity growth: Evidence from Singapore's electronics industry
AbstractThis paper illustrates a new technique to measure the effect of export demand on the conventional TFP growth index at the industry level. We apply the technique to Singaporeâs electronics industry and find that rapid growth in exports accounts for most of the TFP growth in this industry.
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Volume (Year): 96 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
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- Harry Bloch & Sam Hak-Kan Tang, 2005. "The Effects of Export, Technical change and Markup on Total Factor Productivity Growth: Evidence from Singapore's Electronics Industry," Economics Discussion / Working Papers 05-29, The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics.
- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- L68 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Appliances; Furniture; Other Consumer Durables
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