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Los Determinantes De La Evolucion De La Productividad En Espana


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  • Francisco Pérez García

    (Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas)

  • Matilde Mas Ivars

    (Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas)


The paper explains the evolution of total factor productivity in theSpanish economy during the years 1964-1987. In its first part it describesthe stylized facts of the Spanish growth process and, after discussing theefficiency measurement cntena to be used, points out that the Spanisheconomy does not show clear advantages as contrasted with other countriesperformance in total factor productivity. The second part is devoted to studythe explanatory factors of productivity temporal profile - qualification oflabor and capital and stmctural change - as well as their contnbution tothe interpretation of econornic growth. El artículo se centra en la explicación de la evolución de laproductividad total de los factores en la economía espaiíola durante los años1964-1987. En la primera parte, se describen los hechos estilizados delproceso de crecimiento español y, tras discutir sobre los criterios de medidaa utilizar, se señala que la economía española no muestra unas ventajasclaras en la productividad total de los factores cuando se contrasta con losresultados de otros paises. La segunda parte se dedica al estudio de losfactores explicativos del perfil temporal de la productividad - lacualificación del trabajo y el capital y el cambio estructural - así como sucontribución a la interpretación del crecimiento económico.

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Paper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie EC with number 1990-01.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Jan 1990
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Handle: RePEc:ivi:wpasec:1990-01

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Cited by:
  1. José García-Montalvo, 1993. "Thresholds Effects, Public Capital And The Growth Of The United States," Working Papers. Serie EC 1993-11, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
  2. Edward P.M. Gardener, 1991. "Capital Adequacy In The New Europe," Working Papers. Serie EC 1991-02, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
  3. Francisco J. Goerlich, 1994. "Comportamiento cíclico de la productividad en la industria: shocks de oferta versus shocks de demanda," Investigaciones Economicas, Fundación SEPI, vol. 18(3), pages 491-515, September.


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