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Editor's Overview

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  • Andrew Sharpe

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The fourth issue of the International Productivity Monitor produced by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains five articles. Topics covered are: recent productivity developments in the United States and Canada and implications for the Canada-U.S. productivity and income gaps; the importance of skills for innovation and productivity; the diffusion of ICTs and growth of the French economy over the past two decades; a structural perspective on the roots of the new economy; and a review of a recent NBER volume on new developments in productivity analysis.

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  • Andrew Sharpe, 2002. "Editor's Overview," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 4, pages 1-2, Spring.
  • Handle: RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:4:y:2002:0
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    Keywords

    Productivity; United States; Canada; Income; Skills; Human Capital; Innovation; ICT; IT; Information; Technology; France; New Economy; NBER; Productivity Analysis; Growth; Trends; Comparison; Labour; Labor; 1990s; Manufacturing; R&D; Acceleration; Total Factor Productivity; Education; Organization; Research;

    JEL classification:

    • O51 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - U.S.; Canada
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
    • O57 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Comparative Studies of Countries
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity

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