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The Changing Nature of Manufacturing in OECD Economies

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  • Dirk Pilat
  • Agnès Cimper
  • Karsten Bjerring Olsen
  • Colin Webb

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This paper provides empirical evidence on the changing nature of manufacturing in OECD countries, including the continued loss of employment in the manufacturing. It examines the extent to which manufacturing output and employment are declining in OECD countries and explores possible causes, including increased productivity, slow growth in demand for manufacturing products, loss of markets to imports, statistical and classification issues, and so on. The paper finds that the share of manufacturing in OECD economies is declining and argues that this is likely to continue. It also presents...

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Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Papers with number 2006/9.

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Date of creation: 27 Oct 2006
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Handle: RePEc:oec:stiaaa:2006/9-en

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  8. Francesca Barbiero & Michael Blanga-Gubbay & Valeria Cipollone & Koen De Backer & Sébastien Miroudot & Alexandros Ragoussis & André Sapir & Reinhilde Veugelers & Erkki Vihriälä & Guntram B, . "Manufacturing Europeâ??s future," Blueprints, Bruegel, number 795, October.
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  10. Bartleet, Matthew & Iyer, Kris & Lawrence, Gillian & Numan-Parsons, Elisabeth & Stroombergen, Adolf, 2009. "Impact of emissions pricing on New Zealand manufacturing: A short-run analysis," Occasional Papers 10/2, Ministry of Economic Development, New Zealand.
  11. Gabor Hunya, 2008. "Austrian FDI by main Countries and Industries," FIW Research Reports series I-015, FIW.

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