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The French-German Productivity Comparison Revisited : Ten Years after the German Unification


  • Laurence Nayman
  • Deniz Ünal-Kesenci


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  • Laurence Nayman & Deniz Ünal-Kesenci, 2001. "The French-German Productivity Comparison Revisited : Ten Years after the German Unification," Working Papers 2001-14, CEPII research center.
  • Handle: RePEc:cii:cepidt:2001-14

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    1. Odile Chagny & Valerie Chauvin & Paola Veroni, 2001. "Aller simple pour l’Union : Croissance comparée en France, Allemagne et Italie sur la décennie quatre-vingt dix," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/2544, Sciences Po.
    2. Aguayo, Eva & Guisan, Maria-Carmen, 2004. "Employment and Population in European Union: Econometric Models and Causality Tests," Economic Development 80, University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business. Econometrics..
    3. Odile Chagny & Valérie Chauvin & Paola Veroni, 2001. "Aller simple pour l'Union : Croissance comparée en France, Allemagne et Italie sur la décennie quatre-vingt dix," Post-Print hal-01017073, HAL.
    4. M.Carmen Guisan & Eva Aguayo & A. David Carballas, 2004. "Human Capital, Industry, Tourism and Economic Development of EU25 Regions," ERSA conference papers ersa04p468, European Regional Science Association.
    5. M.Carmen Guisan & M.Teresa Cancelo, 2004. "Wages, Employment and Productivity in EU and USA," ERSA conference papers ersa04p460, European Regional Science Association.
    6. Guisan, M.Carmen & Aguayo, Eva, 2001. "Employment and regional development in Germany," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 1(2), pages 59-90.
    7. Denis Carré & Nadine Levratto & Messaoud Zouikri, 2010. "Analyse comparée de la productivité des firmes européennes à partir de données comptables: L'effet pays en cause," EconomiX Working Papers 2010-11, University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX.
    8. Nanno Mulder & Sylvie Montout & Luis Peres, 2002. "Brazil and Mexico's Manufacturing Performance in International Perspective, 1970-1999," Working Papers 2002-05, CEPII research center.

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    Prices; Productivity; Unit labor cost; Growth; German reunification; International Trade; INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON; Factor costs;

    JEL classification:

    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
    • L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence


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