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Skill and Australia's productivity surge

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  • Paula Barnes

    (Productivity Commission)

  • Sharon Kennard

    (Productivity Commission)

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    Skill and Australia’s Productivity Surge examines the changing demand for skills and the effect of increased skill on productivity growth. It finds that Australia’s productivity surge post 1993-94 was mainly due to factors other than the increase in the skill of the workforce.

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    Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Labor and Demography with number 0210001.

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    Length: 84 pages
    Date of creation: 13 Oct 2002
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    Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpla:0210001

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    Keywords: skill - productivity - labour - MFP - employment;

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    1. Stefano Scarpetta & Andrea Bassanini & Dirk Pilat & Paul Schreyer, 2000. "Economic Growth in the OECD Area: Recent Trends at the Aggregate and Sectoral Level," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 248, OECD Publishing.
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    1. Parham, Dean, 2005. "Les gains de productivité au moyen de l’usage des technologies de l’information : l’expérience australienne," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 81(1), pages 143-164, Mars-Juin.

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