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  • THIS 17TH ISSUE OF THE International Productivity Monitor published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains six articles. Topics covered are the effect of labour market regulation on productivity in OECD countries; the relationship between the growth in labour productivity and real wages in Canada; the importance of higher education and market rigidities for the diffusion of information and communications technology (ICT) in OECD countries; the importance of the ICT-producing sector for productivity growth in Finland and Sweden; the appropriate measurement of total factor productivity (TFP) in unstable economies with an application to Argentina; and recent and proposed changes to US National Accounts.
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:17:y:2008:0
  • This 14th issue of the International Productivity Monitor published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains five articles. Topics covered are recent productivity developments in the United States; lessons for Canada from international productivity experience; India’s productivity performance; measurement error and productivity growth in the Canadian construction industry; and the recently released EU KLEMS productivity and growth accounts.
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:14:y:2007:0
  • THIS 18TH ISSUE OF THE International Productivity Monitor published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains seven articles. Topics covered are the relationship between education, productivity and economic growth, new estimates of multifactor productivity for the Canadian provinces, the World Productivity Database developed by the United National Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and a symposium on the recently released Council of Canadian Academies Expert Panel report on business innovation in Canada.
  • Productivity, Education, Growth, Multifactor productivity, Innovation,
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:18:y:2009:0
  • This 13th issue of the International Productivity Monitor produced by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains five articles. In contrast to the last issue on the Boskin Commission Report after a decade, this issue has a strong Canadian flavour. Topics covered are the benchmarking of Canadian economic performance, policies for improving productivity growth in Canada, Canada-U.S. differences in hours worked, the impact of terms of trade on Canada, and the measurement of government output and productivity.
  • Benchmark, Canadian Economy, Productivity, Canada-U.S., Hours worked, Trade, Measurement, Government output.
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:13:y:2006:0
  • THIS FIFTEENTH ISSUE OF THE International Productivity Monitor published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standard contains five articles. Topics covered are: product market regulation and productivity convergence in OECD countries and implications for Canada; the impact of interprovincial migration on productivity and output in Canada; the relationship between productivity and sustainable consumption in OECD countries; productivity growth in Chinese industries; and the measurement of intangible capital.
  • product market regulation, OECD countries, interprovincial migration, productivity and sustainable consumption, productivity growth in China, intangible capital, national accounts, growth accounting.
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:15:y:2007:0
  • This twelth issue of the International Productivity Monitor, published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards, differs from past issues. Five of the six articles address one topic, namely the impact of the Boskin Commission after one decade on price measurement. A final article discusses the role of information technology in the US growth resurgence.
  • United States, Boskin Commission, Boskin, Measurement, Prices, Consumer Price Index, CPI, Bias, CPI Bias, Consumer Price Index Bias, Information Technology, Growth Resurgence
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:12:y:2006:0
  • The ninth issue of the International Productivity Monitor published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains six articles. Topics covered are: the magnitude of the Canada-U.S. productivity gap at the industry level; productivity puzzles facing researchers; the link between technology use, human capital, productivity and wages; the effect of organization innovation and information and communications technologies on firm performance; the effect of adjustment costs on aggregate productivity in Canada; and the role of micro-institutions in fostering productivity growth and reducing poverty in developing countries.
  • Canada, United States, Productivity, Labour Productivity, Productivity Growth, Information Technology, ICT, Organizational Change, Human Capital, Firm-level, Innovation, Adjustment Costs, Peru, Institutions, Comedor, Poverty, Poverty Reduction
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:9:y:2004:0
  • This eighth issue of the International Productivity Monitor produced by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains eight articles. Topics covered are: a progress report on endogenous growth theory; recent productivity developments in Canada and the United States; monetary policy in the new economy; the effect of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on UK productivity growth; the choice of the business sector versus the total economy for assessing aggregate productivity trends; the measurement of productivity growth in services industries; and a review article of a recent book, Why Economies Grow.
  • Canada, United States, Endogenous Growth, Productivity, Labour Productivity, Productivity Growth, Productivity Growth Acceleration, Post-2000, Post-1995, Information Technology, ICT, United Kingdom, Business Sector, Total Economy, Service Sector, Services, Service Industries
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:8:y:2004:0
  • This tenth issue of the International Productivity Monitor produced by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains six articles. Topics covered are: the puzzling recent behaviour of labour productivity in Canada; an international perspective on Canada's productivity performance since the 1990s; the role of population growth in shaping productivity growth; the effect of hours of work and the employment rate on labour productivity levels in European countries; productivity growth and its contribution to economic growth since 1980 in Asia; and a review of two recent and comprehensive volumes on the importance of productivity and on its drivers, The Power of Productivity and Transforming the European Economy.
  • Canada, United States, Asia, Productivity, Labour Productivity, Productivity Growth, Demographics, Organizational Change, Human Capital, Firm-level, Innovation, Adjustment Costs, Institutions, Poverty, Poverty Reduction, Education, Training
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:10:y:2005:0
  • This sixteenth issue of the International Productivity Monitor published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standard contains five articles. Topics covered are: multifactor productivity growth and innovation in the Canadian business sector;an analysis of Canadian labour productivity growth since 2000; measurement of total factor productivity; service sector productivity measurement in the United States; and data quality for market services in Europe.
  • innovation performance, multifactor productivity growth, emplyment shifts, Canadian productivity,market services, service sector productivity, productivity measurement, national accounts, growth accounting.
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:16:y:2008:0
  • This eleventh issue of the International Productivity Monitor, published by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards, contains seven articles on a range of topics: policies to improve productivity growth in Canada; the causes of lower information and communications technology investment in Canada relative to the United States; the impact of fiscal policy on employment and productivity; productivity growth in manufacturing in Sweden, and service sector productivity measurement.
  • Canada, United States, Productivity, Labour Productivity, Productivity Growth, Education, Information and Communication Technology, Sweden, Service Sector, Services Sector, Fiscal Policy, Employment, Investment Gap, Productivity Gap
  • RePEc:sls:ipmsls:v:11:y:2005:0
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