A Statistical Framework for the Analysis of Productivity and Sustainable Development
AbstractTo 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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National accounts; growth accounting; productivity;
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- C82 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
- Q01 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - Sustainable Development
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