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A Statistical Framework for the Analysis of Productivity and Sustainable Development

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  • Nicholas Oulton

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To analyse the consequences of the changing economic structure of the UK, we need aset of statistics broken down by industry that are consistent with the whole economymeasures available from the national accounts. The theory of growth accounting thenprovides a framework in which the contribution of each industry to the national economycan be measured and assessed. This paper identifies the obstacles currently facing aresearcher trying to implement this approach. It makes a number of recommendations forthe improvement of official statistics.

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Paper provided by Centre for Economic Performance, LSE in its series CEP Discussion Papers with number dp0629.

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Keywords: National accounts; growth accounting; productivity;

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  1. Nicholas Oulton & Sylaja Srinivasan, 2005. "Productivity growth in UK industries, 1970-2000: structural change and the role of ICT," Bank of England working papers, Bank of England 259, Bank of England.

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