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  • 14-October-2005

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    OECD Workshop on Productivity Measurement Organised Jointly with Fundacion BBVA and Ivie, Madrid, Spain, 17-19 October 2005

    OECD workshop on Productivity Measurement organised jointly with the Instituto Valanciano de Investigaciones Economicas (Ivie), held in Madrid, Spain, on 17-19 October 2005. A growing number of statistical offices in the OECD area have recently become engaged in the measurement of productivity. This work is raising many new questions for measurement, including the possible approaches to developing measures of aggregate productivity

  • 12-October-2005

    English, , 69kb

    International Comparisons of Labour Productivity Levels

    Methodological note describing the OECD estimates of productivity levels and the differences between previously published OECD estimates and current estimates.

  • 21-September-2005

    English, , 78kb

    Total Inputs Based on Harmonised Price Indices for ICT Capital Goods - Data: Percentage Changes

    A volume index of combined labour and capital inputs for the total economy. The index has been constructed as a weighted average of the rate of change of total hours worked and the rate of change of capital services. Cost shares of inputs averaged over the two periods under consideration serve as weights (Törnqvist index). Price indices for information and communication technology assets are those published by the U.S. Bureau of

  • 17-August-2005

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    ICT and Economic Growth: A Quantification of Productivity Growth in Spain 1985-2002

    Statistics Working Paper N. 14 - 2005/4. Using new sectoral data on investment and capital services we carry out a growth accounting exercise on Spain 1985-2002. We compute the contribution to output and labour productivity growth of employment, non-ICT and ICT capital, labour qualification and Total Factor Productivity. Results are given for 29 different branches; individually and grouped into four clusters according to their ICT

  • 12-August-2005

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    Handbook on Constructing Composite Indicators: Methodology and User Guide

    Statistics Working Paper N. 13 - 2005/3. This Handbook aims to provide a guide for constructing and using composite indicators for policy makers, academics, the media and other interested parties. While there are several types of composite indicators, this Handbook is concerned with those which compare and rank country performance in areas such as industrial competitiveness, sustainable development, globalisation and innovation. The

  • 4-August-2005

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    The Statistical Measurement of Services: Recent Achievements and Remaining Challenges

    Statistics Working Paper N. 12 - 2005/2 - This paper discusses the policy needs to understand the impact of services on the performance of modern economies, some of the most pressing measurement problems, and it summarises recent actions undertaken by international organisations and expert groups to address these issues.

  • 20-June-2005

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  • 15-avril-2005

    Français, Excel, 262kb

    Cahiers statistiques N. 8, avril 2005 - Comparaison des taux d’épargne des ménages : Zone euro/Etats-Unis/Japon

    Cette étude évalue la comparabilité des taux d’épargne des ménages de la zone euro, des États-Unis et du Japon.

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  • 31-mars-2005

    Français, Excel, 169kb

    Cahiers statistiques N. 7, mars 2005 : Croissance du PIB et productivité du travail : comparaisons et problèmes de mesure

    Croissance et productivité sont des questions qui préoccupent les pouvoirs publics dans la plupart des pays de l’OCDE. Récemment, plusieurs études de l’OCDE ont mis en évidence des évolutions très contrastées de la croissance et de la productivité dans différents pays, et proposé diverses mesures pour améliorer les résultats enregistrés dans ce domaine.

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  • 19-January-2005

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    OECD-China Governance Project: The Institutional Arrangements for the Production of Statistics

    Statistics Working Paper N. 11 - 2005/1 - The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of recent discussions on the quality of Chinese data, and to describe and evaluate the institutional organization and methods of data compilation in China. The first part outlines key criticisms of Chinese data and examines their validity. The second part describes the institutional organization of statistical data compilation in China--with

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