Explaining the US–EU productivity growth gap: Structural change vs. intra-sectoral effect

This paper proposes a decomposition of labour productivity growth in the EU15 and the the US since the mid 1990s. The results suggest that the EU's relative slowdown is due to modest “pure” gains of productivity within sectors.

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Volume: 100
Main Author: Maudos, Joaquín
Pastor, José Manuel
Serrano, Lorenzo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2008
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Economics letters Vol. 100; no. 2; pp. 311 - 313
ORCID: 0000-0001-6490-1623
0000-0002-5815-127X
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Letters
Subjects:
O47
O47
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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