Why did UK Manufacturing Productivity Growth Slow Down in the 1970s and Speed Up in the 1980s?
AbstractAfter a dramatic slowdown in the 1970s, productivity growth in UK manufacturing in the 1980s returned to something like its pre-slowdown trend. This paper constructs a quarterly dynamic model of TFP growth in UK manufacturing using cointegration techniques, correcting for a variety of measurement biases.
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Date of creation: 1999
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INNOVATIONS ; HUMAN CAPITAL ; ECONOMIC GROWTH;
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- Gavin Cameron, 2003. "Why Did UK Manufacturing Productivity Growth Slow Down in the 1970s and Speed Up in the 1980s?," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 70(277), pages 121-141, February.
- Gavin Cameron, 1999. "Why did UK manufacturing productivity growth slow down in the 1970s and speed up in the 1980s," Economics Series Working Papers 1999-W24, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
- O30 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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