New developments in productivity analysis / edited by Charles R. Hulten, Edwin R. Dean, Michael J. Harper.

The productivity slowdown of the 1970s and 1980s and the resumption of productivity growth in the 1990s have provoked controversy among policymakers and researchers. Economists have been forced to reexamine fundamental questions of measurement technique. Some researchers argue that econometric appro...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Hulten, Charles R. Dean, Edwin. Harper, Michael J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
Series:Studies in income and wealth ; v. 63.
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Table of Contents:
  • Total factor productivity / Charles R. Hulten
  • BLS productivity measurement program / Edwin R. Dean and Michael J. Harper
  • Which (old) ideas on productivity measurement are ready to use? / W. Erwin Diewert
  • Dynamic factor demand models and productivity analysis / M. Ishaq Nadiri and Ingmar R. Prucha
  • After "technical progress and the aggregrate production function" / Robert M. Solow
  • Accounting for growth / Jeremy Greenwood and Boyan Jovanovic
  • Why is productivity procyclical / Susanto Basu and John Fernald
  • Aggregate productivity growth / Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger, and C.J. Krizan
  • Sources of productivity growth in the American coal industry / Denny Ellerman, Thomas M. Stoker, and Ernst R. Berndt
  • Service sector productivity comparisons / Martin Neil Baily and Eric Zitzewitz
  • Different approaches to international comparison of total factor productivity / Nazrul Islam
  • Whatever happened to productivity growth? / Dale W. Jorgenson and Eric Yip
  • Productivity of the U.S. agricultural sector / V. Eldon [and others]
  • Total resource productivity / Frank M. Gollop and Gregory P. Swinand
  • Perspective on what we know about the sources of productivity growth / Zvi Griliches.