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- PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS ACTIVITY. // Economic Indicators;Apr2003, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p17
Reports on the production and business activity in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2003. Decline of industrial production and capacity utilization; Overview of the production of major market groups and selected manufactures; New private housing and vacancy rates.
- Productivity growth and the new economy. // OECD Economic Surveys: Netherlands;Jan2002, Vol. 2002 Issue 3, p49
Reviews developments in productivity growth in the Netherlands in 2002. Need for economic policies to support high productivity growth; Analysis of the diffusion of information and communications technology; Trends in productivity growth.
- Measuring the Technology Diffusion from Multinational Enterprises. Elmawazini, Khaled // Atlantic Economic Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p373
The article presents a study that uses a different approach in measuring the technology diffusion effects of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) on host country economic development. The author highlights its difference and arguments on several economic indicators applied by previous empirical...
- Industry Continues To Power On. // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor;May2008, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p1
The article focuses on the growth of industrial production particularly in the capital goods sector in Brazil in February 2008. The industrial production rose by 0.2% based on the three-month moving average monthly growth rate. It attributes the strong performance of the durable goods sector to...
- Analysis of Productivity Differences among Foreign and Domestic Firms: Evidence from Germany. Temouri, Yama; Driffield, Nigel L.; Higón, Dolores Añón // Review of World Economics;2008, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p32
This paper presents differences in firm-level total factor productivity (TFP) across 22 manufacturing and 17 service industries in Germany over the period 1995â€“2004. It is an attempt to study whether and to what extent foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) are more productive relative...
- On Sources of Measured Technical Efficiency: The Impact of Information. Muller, Jurgen // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Nov74, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p730
The concept of technical efficiency differences--different levels of output with identical levels of input--is unsatisfactory from a production theoretic point of view. In this paper a model is developed in which differences in non-conventional inputs and especially information obtained by...
- President's Message. Poole, William // Review (00149187);Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p427
Provides an overview of the topics discussed in the papers presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis's 2005 annual research conference. Productivity growth of the U.S. from 1973 to 1995; Questions raised by fluctuations in productivity growth; Reason why information technology alone...
- Is the Next Economy Taking Shape? Atkinson, Robert D. // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter2006, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p62
The article looks at the possible productivity slowdown in the U.S. as of January 2006. When an old economy reaches its limits in terms of innovation and the diffusion of the technology system, it becomes difficult to supplement productivity gains. Only when a new technology system becomes...
- AnÃ¡lise da eficiÃªncia das firmas de construÃ§Ã£o civil nacionais. de Araujo Junior, Ari Francisco; Nogueira, Daniela Guimarães; Shikida, Cláudio D. // Brazilian Business Review (Portuguese Edition);jul-set2012, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p47
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