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  • Productivity manual

    "OECD Productivity Manual: A Guide to the Measurement of Industry-Level and Aggregate Productivity Growth" presents the theoretical foundations to productivity measurement, and discusses implementation and measurement issues.

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  • Measuring Capital - OECD Manual 2009

    The measurement of consumption of fixed capital remains a key reason for capital measurement but two additional objectives have increasingly gained in importance: establishing balance sheets for economic sectors and measuring capital services for the analysis of production and productivity.

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  • Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2017

    In this edition, the OECD highlights a decoupling between productivity growth and higher real average wages in many countries, resulting in continued declines in labour’s share of national income.

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Low productivity jobs driving employment growth in many OECD countries

26/06/2018 - Weak labour productivity growth continues to mark the world’s advanced economies and risks compromising improvements in living standards, says a new OECD report.

In its latest Compendium of Productivity Indicatorsthe OECD says that the slowdown in labour productivity growth (measured as gross value added per hour worked) has especially affected manufacturing – both high tech activities such as computers and electronics, as well as industries requiring lower skill levels – and that gaps in labour productivity levels between large and smaller firms remain high.

 

Productivity related databases

STAN Database for Structural Analysis

Annual National Accounts

Labour force statistics

Statistical references

Working papers and other relevant papers

Compendium of Productivity Indicators

OECD Manual  - Measuring Productivity

OECD Manual  - Measuring Capital

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