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  • Measuring productivity – OECD Manual 2001

    "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

    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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OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators

OECD Compendium on Productivity Indicators

12 July 2021 - The OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators, provides a set of cross-country comparable statistics on labour productivity levels and growth, the contributions of labour, capital services and multifactor productivity (MFP) to GDP growth, industry contributions to labour productivity growth, labour productivity gaps between SMEs and large firms, the evolution and composition of investment, the decoupling between real wages and productivity, and labour income share developments.

The publication covers OECD countries, as well as G20 countries whenever possible. While the focus of the report is on long-term productivity developments with data generally spanning up to 2019, the Compendium also discusses labour productivity evolutions in 2020 and the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on productivity performance. 

The Compendium is released as an online Webbook with interactive charts facilitating international comparisons, visualisations and the download of all productivity statistics commonly used for economic policy and analysis. 


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