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Groningen Growth and Development Centre

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde

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Projects

The Groningen Growth and Development Centre has been involved in several research projects. Comparative analysis of levels of economic performance and differences in growth rates have been the main field of research. Most of these projects are undertaken in close collaboration with other institutes.

Below a non-exhaustive list is presented of projects undertaken by the GGDC in the recent past, as well as projects that are currently still running or expected to begin in the near future.


SCAD

Structural Change and Productivity Growth in Africa
Project Coordinators: Marcel Timmer and Gaaitzen de Vries
Description: A harmonised long-term sectoral dataset for countries in Africa to study growth-enhancing structural transformation. Funded by DFID/ESRC.
Duration: April 2012 - June 2014


INDICSER

Indicators for evaluating international performance in service sectors
Project Coordinators: Mary O'Mahony and Marcel Timmer
Description: Indicators for evaluating international performance in service sectors (INDICSER). Funded by the European Commission.
Duration: 2009-2012 | Website


Modern Times

Modern Times
Project Coordinators: Herman de Jong
Description: European Capitalism in the Second Industrial Revolution 1900-1950. This project is funded by the NWO (Netherlands Science Foundation).
Duration: 2009-2013


WIOD

World Input-Output Database
Project Coordinators: Erik Dietzenbacher, Bart Los and Marcel Timmer
Description: World Input-Output Database: Construction and Applications (Funded through the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union).
Duration: 2009-2012 | Website


HNA

Historical National Accounts
Project Coordinators: Jutta Bolt
Description: The datahub on Comparative Historical National Accounts provides information on Gross Domestic Product, including an industry breakdown, for the period ca. 1870-1950.
Duration: 2005-ongoing


PWT

Improving and Extending Penn World Tables
Project Coordinators: Robert Feenstra and Alan Heston
Description: “Improved Methods of Estimating Production and Income Across Nations” and “Integrating Expenditure and Production Estimates in International Comparisons” (both funded by US National Science Foundation).
Duration: 2004-2010


EU KLEMS

EU KLEMS
Project Coordinators: Bart van Ark, Mary O'Mahony and Marcel Timmer
Description: Productivity in the European Union: A Comparative Industry Approach (funded through the Sixth Framework Programme of the European Union).
Duration: 2003-2008 | Website


IGA

Industry Growth Accounting Database
Project Coordinators: Bart van Ark and Mary O'Mahony
Description: For the Industry Growth Accounting Database, data on labour skills (three categories) and investment and capital services (3 ICT asset categories and 3 non-ICT categories) have been constructed for Australia, Canada, the US and 4 European countries (France, Germany, The Netherlands and the UK) in addition to the output and labour input estimates from the 60-industry Database.
Duration: 2002-2006


EPKE

Employment Prospects in the Knowledge Economy
Project Coordinators: Bart van Ark and Mary O'Mahony
Description: EU Performance Analysis of the EU Economy from the Point of View of its Industrial Sectors (funded through the Fifth Framework Programme of the European Union).
Duration: 2000-2003


TEG

Technology and Economic Growth
Project Coordinators: Bart van Ark, Erik Dietzenbacher and Bart Verspagen
Description: NWO (Netherlands Science Foundation) project on “Technology and Economic Growth”.
Duration: 2000-2004


ICOP

International Comparison of Output and Productivity by industry
Project Coordinators: Bart van Ark, Angus Maddison and Marcel Timmer
Description: International Comparisons of Output and Productivity by Industry project. This long-standing project to carry out industry of origin comparisons of sectoral output and productivity across countries has evolved over the past decades. Parts of the project has been sponsered amongst other by The Conference Board, FAO, International Labour Office (ILO) and the European Commission.
Duration: 1983-ongoing

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