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Paper Published in the IMF Economic Review

Date:13 September 2022

The paper “A manufacturing renaissance? Industrialization trends in the developing world” written by Hagen Kruse, Emmanuel Mensah, Kunal Sen, and Gaaitzen de Vries has been published in the IMF Economic Review.

Productivity and income levels—the effect of  including natural resources for resource-intensive countries

Robert Inklaar, Daan Freeman and Erwin Diewert win the 2021 Kendrick prize

Date:01 September 2022

Robert Inklaar, Daan Freeman and Erwin Diewert have won the 2021 Kendrick prize during the 37th IARIW General Conference held in August in Luxembourg. Their paper titled ‘Natural Resources and Missing Inputs in International Productivity Comparisons’ was...

Dale Jorgenson at the GGDC Conference of 2017

In Memoriam: Dale Jorgenson and the GGDC

Date:24 June 2022
The recent passing of Dale Jorgenson has left us greatly saddened at the Groningen Growth and Development Centre. Dale’s major contributions to the measurement and analysis of productivity and his steadfast support for the research on these topics at the GGDC have been enormously important for us and we will greatly miss his presence and contributions at productivity events around the world.
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The Economist: Britain’s productivity problem is long-standing and getting worse

Date:14 June 2022

On June 9th, The Economist featured research by John Fernald of INSEAD Business School and GGDC director Robert Inklaar. In their article 'The UK Productivity “Puzzle” in an International Comparative Perspective', they argue that most of Britain’s slowdown...

PWT 10.0 TFP growth China

The Economist: China is trying to protect its economy from Western pressure

Date:30 May 2022

On May 26 The Economist featured an article on China's attempts to mitigate its exposure to Western influence, using data from the Penn World Table version 10.0.

 The World Bank Economic Review

Paper accepted in The World Bank Economic Review

Date:18 February 2022

The paper "Jobs and Productivity Growth in Global Value Chains: New Evidence for Twenty-five Low- and Middle-Income Countries", written by Stefan Pahl, Marcel Timmer, Reitze Gouma, and Pieter Woltjer, has been accepted for publication in the The World Bank...

Jutta Bolt

Grant for investigating long-term disease patterns in Africa between 1850 and 1960

Date:03 February 2022

Jutta Bolt has been awarded a Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grant for five years to investigate historical disease patterns in Africa. The current pandemic is a forceful reminder of the global importance of good health for all. But at the same...

Long-run WIOD

Long-run WIOD published

Date:15 December 2021

As part of Marcel Timmer's VICI-project, a long-run time series of World Input-Output Tables for the period 1965-2000 has been constructed.

World Input-Output Database

WIOD migration and DataverseNL

Date:14 December 2021

The original website of the World Input-Output Database (WIOD), previously hosted at www.wiod.org, has been migrated to the GGDC website. An archived version of the original website is still available, but will no longer be updated. All information and...

EHES

European Historical Economics Society Conference, Groningen 17th and 18th June, 2022

Date:14 December 2021

The fourteenth conference of the European Historical Economics Society (EHES) will be held at the University of Groningen, Friday - Saturday, 17-18 June 2022.