Do inter-sectoral flows of services matter for productivity growth? an input/output analysis of OECD countries
This article investigates the impact of technology-intensive services sectors on direct and indirect labour coefficients in a sample of OECD countries. We find that both domestic and imported services contribute to increase productivity. We also find that different service industries (transport, communication, financial, and business services) have a different impact on technological change in non-service sectors classified according to the Pavitt taxonomy.
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Volume (Year): 14 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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