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Engines of growth in the U.S. economy

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  • Raa, T. ten

    (Tilburg University)

  • Wolff, E.N.

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There is good reason to believe that R&D influences on TFP growth in other sectors are indirect.For R&D to spill over, it must first be successful in the home sector.Indeed, observed spillovers conform better to TFP growth than to R&D in the upstream sectors.Sectoral TFP growth rates are thus interrelated.Solving the intersectoral TFP equation resolves overall TFP growth into sources of growth.The solution essentially eliminates the spillovers and amounts to a novel decomposition of TFP growth.The top 10 sectors are designated engines of growt led by computers and office machinery.The results are contrasted to the standard, Domar decomposition of TFP growth.

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Paper provided by Tilburg University in its series Open Access publications from Tilburg University with number urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-85426.

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Date of creation: 2000
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Publication status: Published in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics (2000) v.11, p.473-489
Handle: RePEc:ner:tilbur:urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-85426

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