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3rd Annual Conference of the Global Forum on Productivity

 Date ‌   28-29 June 2018Location Icon Ottawa, Canada

Firms, Workers and Disruptive Technologies – Ensuring Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

This conference, co-organised with the Bank of Canada and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, will bring together senior policy-makers, high-level academics and experts to address some of the leading questions on these themes. 

OECD Productivity working papers

The OECD Productivity Papers are associated with the Global Forum on Productivity that provides a forum for mutual exchange of information and fosters international co-operation between public bodies with responsibility for promoting productivity-enhancing policies, including in undertaking joint policy analysis. 

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Productivity Inclusiveness Nexus - coverThe Productivity-Inclusiveness Nexus – 2016

This report on the Productivity-Inclusiveness Nexus gathers the most recent empirical evidence on the main factors behind slowing productivity gains and rising inequality; it suggests possible common foundations and linkages between these two trends.

OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators
 - 2018

This report presents a comprehensive overview of recent and longer-term trends in productivity levels and growth in OECD countries, accession countries, key partners and some G20 countries. It includes measures of labour productivity, capital productivity and multifactor productivity, as well as indicators of international competitiveness.

Promoting Productivity and Equality - coverPromoting Productivity & Equality: A Twin Challenge - 2016 | Read the blogpost

Chapter 2 of the OECD Economic Outlook 2016 analyses the linkages between slowing productivity and rising income inequality.

OECD Business and Finance - cover‌Corporate finance and productivity - 2016

Chapter 2 of the OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2016 dissects the problem of slowing productivity growth using the company and sector value-added data of more than 11 000 of the world’s largest listed non-financial and non-real-state companies, taken from 20 different industry sectors of the Global Industry Classification Standard.

The future of productivity - coverThe Future of Productivity - 2015

This report explores the economic forces shaping productivity developments growth, and highlights policy areas that are essential to sustain productivity growth.