Last edited by Akinozahn
Sunday, July 26, 2020 | History

7 edition of Productivity and U.S. economic growth found in the catalog.

Productivity and U.S. economic growth

by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson

  • 216 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial productivity -- United States,
    • Capital investments -- United States,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesProductivity and US economic growth.
      StatementDale W. Jorgenson, Frank M. Gollop, and Barbara M. Fraumeni.
      SeriesHarvard economic studies ;, v. 159
      ContributionsGollop, Frank M., Fraumeni, Barbara M., 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.I52 J67 1987a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination567 p. :
      Number of Pages567
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2383327M
      ISBN 100674711750
      LC Control Number87012098

      Gordon's thesis that slower growth is the new normal in the U.S. has sparked a major debate in economics the past few years. His book was a hot topic at this year's meeting of the American. From the early s until about , productivity growth in the U.S. nonfarm business sector averaged about /2 percent per year--a disappointingly low figure relative both to U.S. historical experience and to the performance of other industrial economies over the same period. 1 Between and , however, the rate of productivity.

      Figure Output per Hour Worked in the U.S. Economy, – Output per hour worked is a measure of worker productivity. In the U.S. economy, worker productivity rose more quickly in the s and the mids compared with the s and s. However, these growth-rate differences are only a few percentage points per year. Businesses analyze productivity in processes, manufacturing, and sales to improve the bottom line. Governments use productivity measures to evaluate whether laws, taxes, and other policies increase or impede business growth. Central banks also analyze productivity to see how well the economy is using total capacity.

      No Recovery: An Analysis of Long-Term U.S. Productivity Decline is a report identifying the roadblocks to national economic recovery, detailing the damage brought by slow recovery and offering a new growth strategy. Download the Full Report. U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS. 2. MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW. TFP is seen as a catch-all measurement of technological change and a key component of economic growth. As Gordon asserts in his book, current U.S. demographic and educational trends are not favorable to economic growth, so future growth must rely on increasing productivity.


Share this book
You might also like
Added-value professionals

Added-value professionals

Hh-Mr.pota Hd Scrb Mag

Hh-Mr.pota Hd Scrb Mag

Rabbit, run

Rabbit, run

Shaping a livable Vancouver region

Shaping a livable Vancouver region

Economics of tractor cultivation and economics of production and cultivation practices of high yielding varieties of wheat, maize (hybrid), and paddy in Punjab

Economics of tractor cultivation and economics of production and cultivation practices of high yielding varieties of wheat, maize (hybrid), and paddy in Punjab

An evaluation of homogeneous presupposition in contemporary African missions

An evaluation of homogeneous presupposition in contemporary African missions

The burning boy

The burning boy

Icelandds thousand years

Icelandds thousand years

GCSE law

GCSE law

catalogue of a select collection of books lately purchased, in various languages, arts and sciences.

catalogue of a select collection of books lately purchased, in various languages, arts and sciences.

Habitat management guides for the American pronghorn antelope

Habitat management guides for the American pronghorn antelope

A wolf at the door

A wolf at the door

lark.

lark.

Great contemporaries

Great contemporaries

Flight engineer knowledge test guide

Flight engineer knowledge test guide

Productivity and U.S. economic growth by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gollop, FM, BM Fraumeni, and Dale W Jorgenson. Productivity and U.S. Economic Growth. Harvard University Press, Cited by: In their new book, Jack Triplett and Barry Bosworth analyze services sector productivity, demonstrating that fundamental changes have taken place in this sector of the U.S.

economy. Productivity growth is the key economic indicator of innovation. Economic growth can take place without innovation through replication of established technologies. Investment increases the availability of these technologies, while the labor force expands as population grows.

WithFile Size: KB. " The Rise and Fall of American Growth is likely to be the most interesting and important economics book of the year. It provides a splendid analytic take on the potency of past economic growth, which transformed the world from the end of the nineteenth century onward Gordon's book serves as a powerful reminder that the U.S.

economy. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jorgenson, Dale W. (Dale Weldeau), Productivity and U.S. economic growth. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Productivity and U.S. Economic Growth by Dale W.

Jorgenson (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: Genre/Form: Statistik: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jorgenson, Dale W. (Dale Weldeau), Productivity and U.S. economic growth. Amsterdam: North.

Productivity and U.S. Economic Growth. Edited by Dale W. JORGENSON, Frank GOLLOP, Barbara FRAUMENI. VolumePages () Download full volume. Previous volume. Book chapter Full text access 5 - Sectoral Output and Intermediate Input Pages Download PDF.

Chapter preview. Although the level of U.S. per capita output was higher than that of any other industrialized country at the end of World War II, output has increased by more than four times and per capita output has more than doubled.

Empirical evidence has shifted the terms of professional debates over the importance of investment and productivity as sources of postwar by: This bold re-examination of the history of U.S.

economic growth is built around a novel claim, that productive capacity grew dramatically across the Depression years () and that this advance provided the foundation for the economic and military success of the United States during the Second World War as well as for the golden age () that by: As Gordon asserts in his book, current U.S.

demographic and educational trends are not favorable to economic growth, so future growth must rely on increasing productivity. One might question whether it is possible to predict how technological developments and improvements in organizational efficiency will affect productivity trends in a large.

Purchase Productivity and U.S. Economic Growth, Volume - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. The authors also examine productivity measurement issues, chiefly statistical methods for measuring services industry output.

They highlight the importance of making improvements within the U.S. statistical system to provide the more accurate and relevant measures essential for analyzing productivity and economic by:   Productivity is an economic measure of output per unit of input.

Inputs include labor and capital, while output is typically measured in revenues and other gross domestic product (GDP) components Author: Will Kenton. More rapid growth in productivity is essential for achieving the goals of U.S. economic policy. The slowing of U.S. economic growth in the s can be attributed in large part to the decline in productivity growth.

Productivity growth is an important. 23 Productivity and Economic Growth rate between cyclical peaks. The contributions of capital and labor inputs are the predominant sources of U.S. economic growth for the period as a whole and all eight subperiods.

I have found that the contribution of capital input is the most significant source of output growth for the period as a Cited by: productivity-growth rates remain near historic lows in many other advanced economies.”2 The Productivity Puzzle: Restoring Economic Dynamism is a book of essays about this mysterious stagnation of productivity.

It offers prescriptions for restoring productivity growth. The book’s central innovation is that it is inter-disciplinary. Productivity and Postwar U.S. Economic Growth Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Perspectives 2(4) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Measuring Economic Growth and Productivity: Foundations, KLEMS Production Models, and Extensions presents new insights into the causes, mechanisms and results of growth in national and regional accounts.

It demonstrates the versatility and usefulness of the KLEMS databases, which generate internationally comparable industry-level data on outputs, inputs and productivity.

Abstract. An unexpected surge in economic growth and productivity in the United States since has stimulated much discussion about a “new economy.”.

Productivity and Economic Growth Dale W. Jorgenson. Chapter in NBER book Fifty Years of Economic Measurement: The Jubilee of the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (), Ernst R. Berndt and Jack E. Triplett, editors (p.

19 - ) Conference held MayPublished in January by University of Chicago Press.The new findings imply that efforts to revive U.S. economic growth must focus on increased supplies of capital and labor inputs. This is the key to more rapid growth and international competition.

One of the most important features of the book is the way in which it successfully integrates the theory of producer behavior with the indexing and. It is in essence a kind of catch-all for intangibles driving economic growth — including technology, innovation and knowledge.

to Part II of the book. Growth in both productivity and.