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JEH, September 2016

Lagging productivity in German manufacturing in the early 20th century

Datum:20 september 2016

Marcel Timmer, Joost Veenstra and Pieter Woltjer have published in the Journal of Economic History. Their paper, titled "The Yankees of Europe? A New View on Technology and Productivity in German Manufacturing in the Early Twentieth Century" studies why labor...

AER, July 2016

How to measure domestic value added in exports

Datum:20 september 2016

Bart Los, Marcel Timmer and Gaaitzen de Vries have published in the  American Economic Review . Their article is title "Tracing Value-Added and Double Counting in Gross Exports: Comment" and they propose a method that provides a clear definition of domestic...

JEH, September 2016

Did technology shock drive the Great Depression?

Datum:20 september 2016

Robert Inklaar, Herman de Jong and Reitze Gouma have published a note in the Journal of Economic HistoryIn this paper, titled "A Note on Technology Shocks and the Great Depression", they argue that their own earlier work and a more recent contribution by...

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Did the developing world suddenly become much richer?

Datum:14 maart 2016
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

The answer is 'no', as shown in a paper by Robert Inklaar and Prasada Rao (University of Queensland) that has just been accepted by the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, which ranks in the top ten of economics journals.

Technology or trade?

Datum:11 januari 2016
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

In an article for the Dutch magazine Economisch Statistische berichten, Marcel Timmer outlines future research on global value chains. In some first results, he shows that international outsourcing has considerably smaller effects on employment than technological...

Resource misallocation: where to focus attention?

Datum:11 januari 2016
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

Productivity gains from a more efficient allocation of capital and labor across firms are large. However, a recent study of manufacturing firms in low- and middle-income countries by Robert Inklaar, Addisu Lashitew and Marcel Timmer, finds that the gains are...

Knowledge spillovers from organisation capital?

Datum:11 januari 2016
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

The results of some recent studies suggests that organization capital – what firms knows about their assets and how they can best be used – could be a source of productivity spillovers. The recent paper by Wen Chen and Robert Inklaar, forthcoming in the Journal...

Productivity and convergence paper accepted in JoE

Datum:21 november 2015
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

A paper by Robert Inklaar and Erwin Diewert on "Measuring industry productivity and cross-country convergence" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Econometrics, in a special issue on economic measurement. The paper finds that cross-country productivity...

Paper accepted on African inequality trends

Datum:08 november 2015
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

The paper ‘Long term trends in economic inequality: Lessons from colonial Botswana 1921–1974’ written by Jutta Bolt and Ellen Hillbom (Lund University) has been accepted for publication in the Economic History Review. The show a rise and subsequent decline...

Emissions growth has domestic roots

Datum:15 oktober 2015
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

Gaaitzen de Vries published new research with Benno Ferrarini of the Asian Development Bank where they account for the growth of carbon dioxide emissions due to changes in consumption, technology and global supply chain trade, see here. While emerging economies...

PWT paper appears in AER

Datum:05 oktober 2015
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

paper co-authored by Robert Feenstra from UC Davis, Robert Inklaar and Marcel Timmer has appeared in the October issue of the American Economic Review. The paper details the new version of the widely-used Penn World Table, how this database can best be used...

Value added in exports paper accepted in AER

Datum:29 september 2015
Auteur:Robert Inklaar

The paper "Tracing Value-Added and Double Counting in Gross Exports: Comment" (login required), written by Bart Los, Marcel Timmer and Gaaitzen de Vries will appear in the American Economic Review. They provide a much simpler and more intuitive method for determining...