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Australia's service sector: a study in diversity

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  • Rosalie McLachlan

    (Productivity Commission)

  • Colin Clark

    (Productivity Commission)

  • Ian Monday

    (Productivity Commission)

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    Abstract

    This paper seeks to dispel some of the myths commonly harboured about service jobs, service trade and the contribution services make to productivity improvements and living standards. Services account for more than three-quarters of national output and for four out of every five jobs.

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    Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Development and Comp Systems with number 0203002.

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    Length: 150 pages
    Date of creation: 17 Mar 2002
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    Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpdc:0203002

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    Keywords: services - employment - international service trade - productivity;

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    1. Edward N. Wolff, 1999. "The productivity paradox: evidence from indirect indicators of service sector productivity growth," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 32(2), pages 281-308, April.
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    1. Productivity Commission, 2004. "Rules of Origin under the Australia–New Zealand CER Trade Agreement," International Trade 0410001, EconWPA.
    2. Anonymous, 2005. "Trends in Australian Agriculture," Commission Research Papers 31903, Productivity Commission.
    3. Rath, Deba Prasad & Raj, Rajesh, 2006. "Analytics and Implications of Services Sector Growth in Indian Economy," MPRA Paper 10034, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2007.

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