Productivity in the New Zealand Primary and Downstream Sectors
In this paper, we report our results in measuring total factor productivity (TFP) growth in the New Zealand primary and downstream manufacturing sectors. Our results showed strong TFP growth in the agriculture sector during 1988-2006 (2.7 percent per year). Forestry and loggingâ€™s TFP grew at a lower rate (1.5 percent) which is similar to that of the economy average. Both downstream manufacturing sectorsâ€™ TFP grew at lower rates than the primary sectors and the economy average (being 1.1 and -0.1 percent respectively).
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- Melleny Black & Melody Guy & Nathan McLellan, 2003.
"Productivity in New Zealand 1988 to 2002,"
New Zealand Economic Papers,
Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(1), pages 119-150.
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"Trends in Research, Productivity Growth and Competitiveness in Agriculture in New Zealand and Australia,"
2006 Conference, August 24-25, 2006, Nelson, New Zealand
31965, New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
- Mullen, John D. & Scobie, Grant M. & Crean, Jason, 2006. "Trends in Research, Productivity Growth and Competitiveness in Agriculture in New Zealand and Australia," 2006 Conference, August 24-25, 2006, Nelson, New Zealand 31965, New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
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