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Total factor productivity estimation in Peru: Primal and dual approaches

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  • Nikita Céspedes

    (Banco Central de Reserva del Perú y Departamento de Economía de la PUC del Perú)

  • Nelson Ramírez-Rondán

    (Banco Central de Reserva del Perú)

Abstract

In this paper we estimate total factor productivity (TFP) growth for the Peruvian economy using the primal and dual methods for the period 2003-2012. According to the primal method, a procedure that uses the Solow residual as an indicator of productivity, TFP grew at an average annual rate of 1.6%, adjusted for the quality and usage of the factors of production. According to the dual method, a procedure that considers estimations of the marginal productivities of the factors of production, TFP grew at an annual rate of 1.7%. JEL Classification-JEL: C23, E23, O47

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  • Nikita Céspedes & Nelson Ramírez-Rondán, 2014. "Total factor productivity estimation in Peru: Primal and dual approaches," Documentos de Trabajo / Working Papers 2014-377, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
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    1. Nikita Céspedes & María E. Aquije & Alan Sánchez & Rafael Vera Tudela, 2016. "Productividad sectorial en el Perú: un análisis a nivel de firmas," Chapters of Books, in: Nikita Céspedes & Pablo Lavado & Nelson Ramírez Rondán (ed.), Productividad en el Perú: medición, determinantes e implicancias, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 3, pages 70-92, Fondo Editorial, Universidad del Pacífico.
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    3. Ruiz, Manuel, 2014. "Elección de los Modos de Exportación: Evidencia de Empresas Peruanas," Working Papers 2014-004, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú.
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    5. Debora Reyna & Nikita Céspedes, 2016. "La oferta laboral en Perú," Working Papers 2016-84, Peruvian Economic Association.
    6. Ruiz, Edward, 2014. "Elección de los modos de exportación: Evidencia de empresas peruanas," Revista Estudios Económicos, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú, issue 28, pages 61-76.

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    Keywords

    Productivity; Primal; Dual; Peru; Solow residual;
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    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • E23 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Production
    • 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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