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Growth and Productivity in East Asia
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Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose

Abstract

Considering the examples of Australia and the Pacific Rim, this book offers a contemporary explanation for national productivity that measures contributions not only from capital and labor, but also from economic activities and relevant changes in policy, education, and technology. The book has organized a group of collaborators from several Asian countries, the United States, and other parts of the globe who ably balance both macroeconomic and microeconomic study with theoretical and empirical approaches. The book gives special attention to the causes for the unusual success of Australia, one ... More

Keywords: productivity, capital, labor, Australia, economic growth, financial crisis, Japan, Pacific Rim, research and development, information technology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780226386805
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Takatoshi Ito, editor

Andrew K. Rose, editor

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