Productivity in Asia: Economic Growth and Competitiveness

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Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, Masahiro Kuroda, Kazuyuki Motohashi
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
In recent years there have been huge improvements in the methods and data to measure and analyze the sources of economic growth around the world. This volume on the growth accounts for four core economies in East Asia is a vital contribution to our unders
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
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2 Investigating productivity slowdown in the 1990s by using the KLEM database in Japan
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3 The sources of growth of US industries
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4 Total factor productivity growth in Chinese industries 19812000
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5 Growth accounting and productivity analysis by 33 industrial sectors in Korea 19842002
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6 Industrywide total factor productivity and output growth in Taiwan 19811999
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7 Purchasing power parities for international comparisons of output and productivity in Japan South Korea Taiwan and the United States
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comparison with China Korea Taiwan and the United States
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Index
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