Growth and productivity in East Asia / edited by Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose.

Considering the examples of Australia and the Pacific Rim, Growth and Productivity in East Asia offers a contemporary explanation for national productivity that measures contributions not only from capital and labor, but also from economic activities and relevant changes in policy, education, and te...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Corporate Author: NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics Melbourne, Vic.)
Other Authors: Itō, Takatoshi, 1950- Rose, Andrew, 1959-
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
Series:NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics (Series) ; v. 13.
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Macro productivity. Ideas and education: level or growth effects and their implications for Australia / Steve Dowrick. Comments: John Leahy, Andrew K. Rose
  • Australia's 1990s productivity surge and its determinants / Dean Parham. Comments: Chin Hee Hahn, Francis T. Lui
  • Institutions, volatility, and crises / Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James Robinson. Comments: Steve Dowrick, Dipinder S. Randhawa
  • GATT/WTO accession and productivity / David D. Li, Changqi Wu. Comments: Simon Johnson, Epictetus E. Patalinghug
  • The contribution of FDI flows to domestic investment in capacity, and vice versa / Assaf Razin. Comments: Kyoji Fukao, Dean Parham.
  • Part II. Micro productivity. Sectoral productivity and economic growth in Japan, 1970-98: an empirical analysis based on the JIP database / Kyoji Fukao, Tomohiko Inui, Hiroki Kawai, Tsutomu Miyagawa. Comments: Peter Drysdale, Keiko Ito
  • Foreign ownership and productivity in the Indonesian automobile industry: evidence from establishment data for 1990-99 / Keiko Ito. Comments: Muhammad Chatib Basri, Francis T. Lui
  • Productivity growth and R & D expenditure in Taiwan's manufacturing firms / Jiann-Chyuan Wang, Kuen-Hung Tsai. Comments: Tsutomu Miyagawa, Jungho Yoo
  • Bankruptcy policy reform and total factor productivity dynamics in Korea: evidence from microdata / Youngjae Lim, Chin Hee Hahn. Comments: Chong-Hyun Nam, Epictetus E. Patalinghug
  • Information Technology and firm performance in Korea / Jong-Il Kim. Comments: Chong-Hyun Nam, Dipinder S. Randhawa
  • How important is discrete adjustment in aggregate fluctuations? Andrew Caplin, John Leahy. Comments: Jong-Il Kim, Assaf Razin.