Estimating the behaviour of Productivity in Government Administration Services in Australia
AbstractThis paper estimates the change in total factor productivity (TFP) in government administration services in Australia for the period 1986/87-1993/94. A simple model is presented and calibrated using Australian data. TFP is estimated to have remained constant over this period. The issues with respect to measuring the output of government administration services are also explored.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Monash University, Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Centre in its series Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Centre Working Papers with number g-126.
Date of creation: Jan 1998
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Publication status: Published in Economic Papers, vol. 17, no. 2, 1998, pp. 48-55.
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total factor productivity; government administration services; real output measures for government administration services;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- H40 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - General
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- George Verikios, 1997. "Re-Estimating Real Output for Service Industries in Australia," Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Centre Working Papers g-124, Monash University, Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Centre.
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