Publications & Documents


  • 14-October-2011

    English, Excel, 486kb

    Measuring Multi-factor Productivity by Industry : Methodology and first results from the OECD Productivity Database

    This paper presents the methodology and data sources used in the PDBi. There are also first results on labour productivity and MFP by industry, and growth accounts. Finally, the document indicates how to access PDB and PDBi series.

  • 13-October-2011

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    Measuring the stock of human capital for comparative analysis: an application of the lifetime income approach to selected countries

    Statistics Working Paper N. 41- 2011/6 - This paper summarizes the outcomes of the first phase of the OECD human capital project. In so doing, it shows the feasibility of applying the lifetime income approach to measuring human capital forcomparative analysis, both across countries and over time. It also highlights the feasibility of applying the methodology to the categorical data (i.e. by 5-year or 10-year age group) that are

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  • 12-October-2011

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    Measuring the joint distribution of household’s income, consumption and wealth using nested Atkinson measures

    Statistics Working Paper N. 40- 2011/5 - Following recommendations from the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission (2009), this OECD Statistics Working Paper proposes the use of a new methodology to measure the joint distribution of households. income, consumption and wealth. Based on a multidimensional extension of the Atkinson generalized mean framework, the paper justifies the application of this methodology based on a set of standard

  • 12-October-2011

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    Better measures, better policies, better lives

    The recent surge in social movements is a clear call for an economy with a more human face. Reconciling long-term economic growth and people’s well-being can be achieved if structural policies focus on what matters most to people in advanced and less-advanced economies alike, said Angel Gurría.

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  • 10-October-2011

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    Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs), OECD, October 2011

    Composite leading indicators (CLIs) for August 2011, designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue to point to a slowdown in economic activity in most OECD countries and major non-member economies.

  • 15-September-2011

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    Labour force statistics for OECD member countries

    This dataset includes annual statistics on labour force, civilian employment by sex and broad sectors, as well as unemployment. Data is available in thousands of persons, percentages and indices (2000=100) for the 30 OECD member countries and 4 zones (European Union of fifteen, Euro area, Major Seven and OECD-Total). Source: OECD Labour Force Statistics

  • 12-September-2011

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    Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs), OECD, September 2011

    Composite leading indicators (CLIs) for July 2011, designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue to point to a slowdown in economic activity in most OECD countries and major non-member economies. The CLI for the OECD area fell 0.5 point in July; the fourth consecutive monthly decline.

  • 1-September-2011

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    Note of Multi-Factor Measurement When Rates of Return are Exogenous

    Chapter 2, pp. 13-40 in W.E. Diewert, B.M. Balk, D. Fixler, K.J. Fox and A.O. Nakamura (2010), PRICE AND PRODUCTIVITY MEASUREMENT: Volume 6 -- Index Number Theory. Trafford Press. - This paper examined productivity and growth accounting measures when rates of return to capital inputs are exogenously determined. Several hypotheses about competition on output markets and about technology are invoked, each of which is compatible with

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  • 8-August-2011

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    Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs), OECD, August 2011

    Composite leading indicators (CLIs) for June 2011, designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue pointing to a slowdown in activity in most OECD countries and major non-member economies.

  • 4-August-2011

    English, , 145kb

    Capital Stock Data at OECD

    Capital stock data at OECD - Status and Outlook

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