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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

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Asymmetric Cycles

Boyan Jovanovic.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 5943 words.

I estimate a model in which new technology entails random adjustment needs. Rapid adjustments may cause measured productivity to decline. The slow-downs persist because adjustment is...

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Corporate debt, variable retention rate and the appearance of financial fragility

Sébastien Charles.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Economic Methodology; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 4791 words.

This paper develops a formal neo-Kaleckian model of growth and distribution with excess capacity. First, we deal with the stability and uniqueness of equilibrium in the short run and make...

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Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Raju Jan Singh, Markus Haacker, Kyung-woo Lee and Maëlan Le Goff.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8176 words.

This paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa. It assembles the most comprehensive data set available so far on remittances in the...

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Distribution, aggregate demand and productivity growth: theory and empirical results for six OECD countries based on a post-Kaleckian model

Eckhard Hein and Artur Tarassow.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Aggregative Models; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9845 words.

Empirical research based on the Bhaduri/Marglin-variant of the Kaleckian model has recently shown that aggregate demand in many medium-sized and large open economies tends to be wage-led in...

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Employment and growth in Europe and the US—the role of fiscal policy composition

Tine Dhont and Freddy Heylen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9853 words.

We construct a simple endogenous growth model to analyse the relationship between the composition of fiscal policy, economic growth and employment. The government sets different tax rates...

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ICT use and total factor productivity growth: intangible capital or productive externalities?

Ram C. Acharya.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 11340 words.

What accounts for the exceptional TFP growth performance in some ICT-using industries after the mid-1990s in the USA and some other OECD countries? Productivity gains in the production of...

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Innovation and intangible investment in Europe, Japan, and the United States

Carol Corrado, Jonathan Haskel, Cecilia Jona-Lasinio and Massimiliano Iommi.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 10551 words.

This paper sets out theory and measurement of how intangible investment might capture innovation and what data on intangibles look like for the EU, Japan, and the US. We also look at...

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A Model of TFP

Ricardo Lagos.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 13793 words.

This paper proposes an aggregative model of total factor productivity (TFP) in the spirit of Houthakker (1955–1956). It considers a frictional labour market where production units are...

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Openness, Investment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hector Sala and Pedro Trivín.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9973 words.

This paper revisits the determinants of economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa by looking at conditional and unconditional convergence, and by focusing on the growth incidence of...

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